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(Episode #91) Remedy Separation Anxiety in Cats & What to Look For To Find a Good Dog Trainer.

Published: 04/20/2021
a timid black domestic shorthair cat hiding and peeking out, looking anxious

Full Show Notes for the episode.

Introduction Timestamps: 00:00 – 01:16

Segment one: 1:20 – 6:18

Can cats experience separation anxiety when they are left alone more as we return to working outside the home? Yes, they can. I’ll explain how they may exhibit anxiety and what you can do to distract them after you’ve left or prevent them from becoming unnerved in the first place.

To hear about dog’s separation anxiety and the issue of leaving them home alone more, listen to segment 2, timestamp, 35:35 in episode 76. 

Segment two: 6:21 – 20:53

To find a good dog trainer, what should you be looking for regarding their credentials and what are the first big questions to ask them? Louie Torres, the CEO and founder of Unleashed Consulting, a company that helps dog trainers grow their business, found himself in the position of desperately needing a dog trainer. His journey of finding one led to the saving of his relationship with his girlfriend, a changed dog and a complete refocusing of his business to working with dog trainers. You’ll enjoy this second part of the conversation with Mr. Torres.

Segment three: 20:56 – 23:41

Does your cat have a silly or annoying habit to wake you up in the morning? Hear about a cat who knew exactly who to focus his attention on and how to get the person to let him out, in this week’s creature feature.

Let’s share the goofy things cats do to get us up in the mornings. Tell me what your cat does on the Raising Your Paws Facebook page.

Additional Resources for the Show.

Source for the story about cat separation anxiety – ComPETability: Solving Behavior Problems in your Multi-CAT Household by Amy Shojai.

Unleased Marketing – Louie Torres’s website.

Louis Torres, CEO and Founder of “Unleashed Consulting” and his dog Alfie.








Source for the creature feature – Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin.