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Separation anxiety?

When either of us l

goes to the basement , our 19 month old coonhound whines after the on who left, without stopping.  Doesn't matter which one of us leaves.  She did the same thing when we were visiting granddad.  My better half left for a meeting, and she sat next to me and whined until we left.  It seems kinda like separation anxiety of a sort.  Any suggestions how to curb it?  I was working in the basement the other day and she whined non stop for an hour, although her father was home, until I came upstairs.  

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Re: Separation anxiety?

Hi, Pup questions. Welcome to the Petco Community and thank you for posting. You can find some great information here in the community on separation anxiety.  If you still have questions, please, let us know. Good luck! 

-Tiffany W.


Re: Separation anxiety?

My 2 and a half year old beagle does something like this. I'm not sure if its separation anxiety, but my dog, Buddy
sometimes whines at the door when we are leaving. sometimes when we get home, he will whine and howl. he doesn't do it always, though. it might be because hounds are very vocal dogs.
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Re: Separation anxiety?

I have the same problem! I've tried kongs, a thunder shirt, crating, special treats, etc. nothing seems to work.
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Re: Separation anxiety?

My pup is not very vocal (unless cats are around) but she panics every time she hears me say "Well..." and "I've got to go" and "Bye". And after I do leave she lays down with her ears pinned back. I play with her a lot and she goes head over heels every time I come out the door only it's the leaving that I worry about...
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