Maryland SPCA offers help for anxious pets once you return to work

Get ready owners and pets for a return to normal. Arguably the only downside to a return to normal is leaving the pets at home. The Maryland SPCA says separation anxiety is becoming very real for dogs and their owners who are heading back to work. It takes a series of "yes" and lots and lots of steps for the cutest boy, 11-month-old pit bull mix Woodstock, to really get what his trainer, Rachel Ash, calls gradual departure training. She uses motivators, like food, to steadily separate herself from the dog and treat separation anxiety.

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