I have a Boston Terrier Mix. She has very bad seperation anxiety when left in…

I have a Boston Terrier Mix. She has very bad seperation anxiety when left in her crate. Is it ok to give her Banadryl? If so how much do I give her?

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Jana Rade
7 years ago

The best remedy for separation anxiety is training; teaching her that it is ok to be alone for a while. Have you done any of that?http://www.clickertraining.com/node/1556 Taking her for a good walk before she has to be left along is also helpful. A tired dog is much happier to just rest. I take it she does have some toys in there? Such as the kong? In the meantime, before I’d resort to medications, I’d try non-drug solutions such as the ThunderShirt, DAP (Dog appeasing pheromone), or aromatherapy. Some dogs also seem to respond to dog TV or videos too. Did… Read more »