In this episode the girls discuss teenage dogs, puberty and maturation and how it can affect their behaviour in relation to separation anxiety training.
Teenage dogs? Evidence for adolescent-phase conflict behaviour and an association between attachment to humans and pubertal timing in the domestic dog, L Asher et al, 2020 https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsbl.2020.0097
Aspects of Juvenile and Adolescent Environment Predict Aggression and Fear in 12-Month-Old Guide Dogs, Serpell & Duffy, 2016 https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2016.00049/full
An Investigation into the Impact of Pre-Adolescent Training on Canine Behavior, Dinwoodie et al 2021 https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/11/5/1298/htm
Sleep Duration and Behaviours: A Descriptive Analysis of a Cohort of Dogs up to 12 Months of Age, Kinsmen et al, 2021 https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/7/1172/htm
“The Cone of Shame”: Welfare Implications of Elizabethan Collar Use on Dogs and Cats as Reported by their Owners, Shenoda et al, 2020 https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/2/333/htm
Everything you need to know about Separation Anxiety in dogs and how to fix it. Three global specialists from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States discuss all things related to Separation Anxiety. Join Stacey Bell from Focused Fun (US), Ness Jones from Separation Anxiety In Dogs Decoded (Australia) & Sarah McLaren from Separation Anxiety Solutions (UK) as they delve into the dos and don'ts of training a dog to feel safe and comfortable when left home alone!