Pet Info

Destructive Dogs

Bhvg daschund transExtract from Dr Roger Mugford's book "Dog Training the Mugford way" available on his website at http://www.companyofanimals.co.uk

When left at home alone many dogs become distressed and engage in unwanted behaviour. The prospects of resolving or easing the problems are good if a logical rather than an emotional approach is adopted.

The destructive dog is usually a well behaved, much loved pet in all other respects. Dogs thrive on human company; hence anxiety occurs as a result of separation from you.

Correction involves environmental adjustments and desensitisation