My dog has separation anxiety that has taken a turn for the worse out nowhere.
My dog has separation anxiety that has taken a turn for the worse out of nowhere. He is a 2 year old German Shepherd that I rescued from the shelter over a year ago. He has had separation anxiety from day 1, but I found a solution by crating him whenever I am gone from the house. This has worked well for a while, but I know this is not a permanent solution.
Just this week, things have gotten much worse. This week he has started peeing in the mornings while I'm still asleep. He also peed the other day because I closed a door behind me when I walked into another room for maybe five minutes. Today he even peed and pooped on my carpet while I was in the shower for 10 minutes. He doesn't wine or give any warning he is upset. I know it is not because he has to go because in all cases he had been out very recently, including the mornings when I know he can hold it for much longer because he has been fine about this for the past year. Please help me.
on Feb 13th 2013
in Separation Anxiety
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Have you had him to the vet to rule out any medical conditions? Sometimes using a crate can be a long term solution. I would continue using that. Good Luck!
Kali answered on 2/14/13. Helpful? / 0