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Other ways to keep your puppy busy when they are alone include providing edible chews like bully sticks or yak milk chews, leaving food hidden around the confinement area, or providing food-releasing puzzle toys. However, only leave your puppy unattended with toys, or edible chews that you know are safe. For example, smaller objects that your puppy can fit completely inside their mouth are a choking hazard. Or objects that can splinter or be broken into small pieces can cause intestinal damage or obstruction if swallowed. Speak to your veterinarian about safe options, and always watch your puppy with any new toy until you are sure they can play with it safely.

I Can't Leave Him Alone

Another reason for your dog never letting you out of his sight is separation anxiety. This is triggered when you and your dog are separated for any amount of time, and some dogs can become very agitated when you leave them behind at home, while others seem depressed when they see you getting ready for work or packing your bags.

This is when you leave for a very short period of time, like maybe 5 minutes, then come back in the house. Over many trials, the length of time the owner is gone is extended, until hopefully your dog gets so used to the idea of you being gone, and is reassured that you will be coming back, it no longer bothers him.

Showing your dog that other humans are just as nice as you will help them detach from you. Let your dog bond with the other people in your home by having another person feed, play with, train, or walk your dog. If you live alone, you can still have friends come over and interact with your dog.

If you notice a behavior change in your pet due to being alone too long, it could be a sign to take some action. Examples of behavior changes include increased lethargy, depression or disinterest in once-beloved activities, and destructive tendencies. With any behavior changes, see your veterinarian to rule out medical issues.

A dog experiencing any of the above symptoms might be suffering from a panic attack, according to Terri Bright, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CAAB, a behavior specialist at MSPCA-Angell. In most cases, separation anxiety symptoms begin within 30 minutes of being alone and include:

It is unclear what causes a dog to experience fear and anxiety when left alone, but studies have shown that dogs with separation anxiety have likely experienced significant changes in their circumstances.

Dr. Bright also suggests creating a scavenger hunt for your dog, where you hide treats around the house for him to find. Your dog will become accustomed to searching for yummy surprises whenever you leave.

Even before you leave the house, dogs with separation anxiety may pace, whine, and show physical signs of stress. Try taking your keys and sitting on the couch for a while to help tamp down any mounting anxiety your dog may be feeling.

Instead, find a reliable and trusted doggy daycare if you cannot bring your dog to work or if you need to leave them behind for an extended period. If your dog is not a daycare candidate, sometimes relatives will dog sit for you until your dog can be home alone.

After 17 yrs of marriage, I have fallen out of love with my husband. He has done some really bad stuff to me that has put me back to my past of childhood. I suffer from c-ptsd and I have begged him to stop hurting me the way he does. Im at the point that I am no longer in love with him and want to leave but I still have a teen son at home, a home business, and not financially stable to take care of myself and son. I dont know what to do. I feel like im in a prison in my own mind. I dont know how I can continue to live in the same home as he but he wont leave so I feel stuck.

hi i ben with my boyfriend for 17 years oi was young 15 when o mete him. he was on drugs and as a kid i did not relize the future. he ended up going on the methadone after we had my son we have 3 children and he just does not saport my feeling i know i dont saporte his hobbys but he makes me do everything paying bills doing what ever it is for the kids he never helps i mean he does work and helps with rent but i do everything pluse work full time i am so depressed all the time and i want to leave but i have guilt that he will not end up ok if i leave i am just not happy and want to be alone . how can i be happy again

Im in a relationship with a guy who moved to where i am to help raise my kids and we ended up having kids. There have been many bumps in our road and he calls me names and talks down to me very often i get sick knowing that it is unhealthy for our kids to see the relationship and i worry they are going to end up in unhealthy relationships because they see me in one. I want to leave but i think we can have an amazing relationship if a few things change but i dont know how tbe things can change.

please help!i need to either fight for this relationship and make it work OR agree with her and buy my tickets and leave.. in which case its over between us AND i lose my only chance to a future in EUROPE.

Zach's mom was at her wit's end. Even after three months of trying, she could not leave Zach alone in the room with his father for even a moment without Zach crying. During the coronavirus pandemic, she'd been alone with Zach most of the time, and her husband's demanding job kept him from spending much time with them. But he wanted to play with his fifteen-month-old son, and she wanted five minutes to herself. Due to Zach's crying, his mom couldn't even get that.

All of this adds up to kids like Zach who can't leave their mothers for even a moment. Even worse, our culture of criticism and parenting perfectionism that I call the ShouldStorm tells parents that their child should be able to play alone with Dad. The ShouldStorm suggests that there might be something wrong with Zach, or with his parents.

Often parents find that they cannot tolerate their child's crying. Perhaps one of them can't stand his crying and jumps in to comfort him (or insists that Mom does it.) Or maybe they legitimately think Zach's crying will harm him. A lot of ShouldStorm parenting advice incorrectly suggests that his crying might be a sign that Zach is being traumatized.

Or Zach's parents might see that they feel rejected. The parent who spends less time with the child can feel deeply hurt and rejected by their child's unwillingness to go to them or be left alone with them. When parents feel that way, they can become anxious about interacting with their child or begin to avoid them.

If Zach started crying, she could remember what her friend told her about when her own child behaved this way. That mother had also been distressed until she discovered that her child stopped crying after about two minutes when she left her alone with Dad.

WHAT HAPPENED? When a footballer costs 100m, there is always going to be plenty of scrutiny in the media, which can wear a player down. That certainly seems to be the case with Grealish after his record-breaking move from Aston Villa to Manchester City. He has called for pundits - Graeme Souness in particular - to leave him alone and let him get him on with his football.

While the definitions above are the traditional uses of both words, it is becoming more common (and more acceptable) to use "leave me alone" in both contexts. But if you want to be a grammar purist, keep them separate.

As a general rule, your dog should never be left alone for more than four hours at a time. However, this will greatly depend on your dog, their age, breed and how they cope with being on their own in the house. Some may struggle being away from their owners for this long and others will be unphased.

Randomly during the day, pop your dog behind the stair gate with a tasty chew, eg a Kong toy stuffed with treats or smeared with pate. Close the stair gate behind you and go about your business as normal, but try to stay in eye and earshot of your dog, especially if they are young or new to your home. After a few minutes, open the stair gate - ideally you want your dog to be relaxed and still engrossed in the treat. Your dog can decide what they want to do at this point, either stay in the room or leave.

Appeasement behaviour is often misinterpreted as guilt, and mistakenly some owners believe the dog knows what they have done is wrong. They may feel that any damage caused or mess in the house has been done on purpose or out of spite for being left alone. Unfortunately, this may mean that the dog is punished in an attempt to stop the behaviour.

The lonely dog is one that is left alone for long periods of time in an unstimulating environment. These dogs chew out of boredom. To remedy the situation several things are in order. First make sure your dog is well exercised. An aerobic work-out is required for older puppies and adolescents. Second, provide your dog with a place that he can have all to himself. Dogs possess a denning instinct; let it work for you. The best way to confine a dog is with a kennel crate. A small bathroom or a kitchen area may do, if the dog is adverse to crating. However, there are many chewable objects in these rooms including flooring and cabinetry.

For the first two weeks the dog cannot be allowed any unsupervised time. Put him in his crate each and every time that he is left alone. Do not give him an opportunity to chew a forbidden object without feedback.

Starting with the third week, put the dog in his crate with the door open and leave for about 10-20 minutes. If you return home to any destruction your dog is probably not bored and lonely, but rather is anxious about being separated from you.

As with the lonely dog, the anxious dog should be confined to his crate for the first two weeks when home alone. Beginning with the third week, leave the dog in his crate with the door open for a period of time not to exceed 20 minutes. If you return home to any signs of destruction, shorten the length of time that you are gone until you arrive at a time span that is successful. From that point on, SLOWLY increase the length of time that you are gone until you have reached your goal. If at any time, you come home to destruction, go backward in time at least two steps and maintain that time frame for at least a week; then proceed with the schedule as planned. 041b061a72


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