It is estimated that at least 17% of dogs in the US suffer from separation anxiety and we are seeing newer figures that indicate this is an underestimation.
Advances in tehcnology, new ways of thinking about support, and a structured approach to creating separation anxiety plans have turned a once nearly impossible task into a doable goal with successful resolution of even the most severe separation anxiety cases.
You Will Learn:
- The key components of successful separation anxiety case resolution
- How to incorporate simple technologies to make the work quicker and more accurate (don't worry- you don't have to be a techie!)
- How to set up training plans and create the proper environment in which the guardian and their dog can work constructively
- What clients and guardians can expect and how to work closely with professionals to successfully resolve the issue
Malena is the author of Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs and has contributed articles on separation anxiety to the Association of Professional Dog Trainers’ (APDT) journal, Chronicle of the Dog. She lectures on SA at professional dog training workshops and conferences throughout the country.
Malena has focused exclusively on SA since 2001, working hundreds of cases and constantly innovating to find better ways to treat the condition and support clients. Today, her practice is split between overseeing a team of the top SA trainers in the world and continuing to educate trainers to better treat SA, in order to help the most number of dogs and humans possible overcome this agonizing disorder.