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Canine Separation Anxiety

What is canine separation anxiety (SA)? 


Separation Anxiety is an anxiety disorder among puppies and dogs in which a genuine panic attack occurs when a dog is left alone. It is estimated that over 17% of dogs in the US suffer from home alone anxiety and there are indications that the pandemic may have increased this percentage. There is likely a genetic predisposition and it can be triggered by a move, divorce, marriage, arrival of a new baby or other family member, including a new family pet, death of a person or another family pet, or the normal process of aging. 


Without treatment, SA will worsen over time. Treating the condition requires time and patience, but with a success rate of over 73%, there is hope. Our program will show your dog how to relax and enjoy his alone time.

How Do I Know If My Dog Needs Help?


Do one or more of the following apply?

  • You dread leaving the house, knowing how it distresses your dog.

  • Your dog paces and pants as you prepare to leave.

  • Your neighbors complain about howling or barking while you're away.

  • You worry what damage to your home you might find when you return

  • You worry what self-inflicted injuries you might find when you return


It doesn’t have to be like this. We can teach your dog to enjoy being home alone.

Separation anxiety canine client jumps at the door in his distress during assessment

Hopeful for Future

"I can't believe that we have gotten to a point where we can be gone for 20-25 minutes without an anxiety attack--we are so hopeful for the future! "

-Mila's mom, Maggie

How Separation Anxiety Online Training Works


Separation Anxiety is a behavioral disorder that is best treated from a distance. Using our unique treatment protocol, we can work with you anywhere in the world via Zoom or other similar technology. 


First step: Initial Client Questionnaire


  • Fill out the client questionnaire and submit. I will review your details and email you within 48 hours to set up a complimentary phone consult.


Second step: Phone consult


  • During our complimentary 20-30 minute phone call, we'll discuss what separation anxiety is, and what the treatment process is. We'll discuss your specific needs and determine how we can work together. 


Third step: Live Assessment and Ongoing Custom Treatment Package


  • Using easy to set up technology, we'll meet via live video (60-90 minutes) to evaluate your dog’s alone time behavior during a real-time departure. This assessment allows me to determine a specific treatment protocol customized to your dog’s needs and your lifestyle. Ongoing weekly live assessments and daily plans will guide us to your goals. We'll be in this together, for the time your dog needs to feel better, and I’ll be there to support you every step of the way!


Fourth step: Live Your Life


  • Leave your dog home, knowing he's comfortable and that your home will be in one piece when you return. Fall back in love with your dog and flow through your days and nights with ease and relief.

Starting at $175/week
(initial 4 weeks required) ​
Dog family and Certified Separation Anxiety Training Tracy Martin talk about the dog's progress over a Zoom session
Husky waits patiently for her family's return while Certified Separation Anxiety trainer, Tracy Martin, watches from the other side of the screen

Both you and your dog deserve to live a life without anxiety!



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