Once you’ve built your puppy up to substantial absences that allow you to go and do the things you need to do in life (work, play, groceries, you name it), you might find that you have a hard time letting go. You might still check your camera every few minutes or have difficulty focusing for long periods of time without your mind wandering back to “I wonder if Rover is still okay…”
This is normal! We do have to “cut the cord” so to speak, so that you can get back to your everyday life and enjoy the freedom you have created and the relaxation that your dog has found!
The occasional check-in is a great idea, but don’t allow yourself to get sucked into obsessive monitoring. If your dog starts to exhibits symptoms of being anxious when left alone, do not wait to see if it gets better. It will not. You must take action immediately. Get in touch with us if this occurs and let us help you.