Up to 30% of dogs experience some level of separation anxiety. Your dog is not alone! There are a few factors that can play into separation anxiety. It is important to recognize some of the symptoms and address them quickly so both you and your loving pooch can live a long, stable life. Causes of separation anxiety include, but are not limited to:
Genetics: Certain breeds, especially hunting and herding dogs are genetically more predisposed to it. Vizslas, for example, have a harder time being alone than other breeds.