When I first adopted my dog Ace, he would bark for 20 minutes every time I left for work (those high-pitched, annoying yips!).
This was stressful for me, because I lived in an apartment at the time and didn’t want my new dog to cause problems with my neighbors.
I remember asking a friend what I should do, and she said not to worry. She believed my dog would adjust just fine to my routine in a few weeks. Thankfully, she was right; my dog did adjust and stopped barking.
In this post, I’m going to share a couple of tips that helped for my dog as well as some tips from Andrew Horan, a professional dog trainer with Citizen K9 in Virginia. [Read more…]