Recently my dog that has separation anxiety has began defecating in his kennel when left alone. How do we stop this?

My dog is a 2 year old Husky/ Australian Shepard mix that has separation anxiety. When we leave for even just a few minutes he defecates in his kennel. Even if we take him for a walk/run before hand. Is this part of the separation anxiety? And how do we get him to stop?

Asked by Member 1119322 on Jul 6th 2012 Tagged separationanxiety, cratetraining, houstraining, pooping in Crate Training
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You should only leave him for a few seconds then come back gradually increasing the time between leaving and coming back. Start by only leaving for seconds and then minutes. Also, give him a KONG to that has a treat or peanut butter inside to distract him.

Member 1088045 answered on 7/10/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer