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A More Effective and Safer Treatment of Separation Anxiety

Tongmo Yi 1
1 Mogong Dog Behavior Treatment and Research Center, Zhuangzi Village, Beiwu Town, Shunyi District, Beijing, 101312, China

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Advances in Humanities Research, Vol. 3, 121-130
Published 01 March 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Tongmo Yi. A More Effective and Safer Treatment of Separation Anxiety. LNEP (2023) Vol. 3: 121-130. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/3/2022477.

Abstract

Separation anxiety is one of the most common canine-related disorders in dogs (Canis Familiaris) and charactered by the presentation of unacceptable levels of anxiety related behaviors in the absence of the human companion. While pharmaceutical treatment with antidepressant drugs shows some evidence for effectiveness, the impact is limited, and negative side effects are reported. In contrast, behavioral modification is proposed as an effective and safe method to address separation anxiety, but clinical research is lacking. This work reports the application of associative theory to animal behavioral treatment that considers the role of three senses for a treatment plan; vision, audition, and olfaction and has accumulated 129 successful cases in ten years. Summary data demonstrates the practical advantages including safety for the dogs and perceived effectiveness for the owners.

Keywords

Medication, Behavioral Modification., Association learning, Separation anxiety

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Innovation and Philosophical Inquiries (ICEIPI 2022), Part II
ISBN (Print)
978-1-915371-09-6
ISBN (Online)
978-1-915371-10-2
Published Date
01 March 2023
Series
Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media
ISSN (Print)
2753-7048
ISSN (Online)
2753-7056
DOI
10.54254/2753-7048/3/2022477
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
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