Our expert says:
Dog Behaviour Expert
Hi Hagar, nice to hear from you. It is difficult to make a proper assessment without more background, but if the dog is only engaging in the destructive behaviour when the family is out - this is a sure sign of seperation anxiety and if so, this needs to be dealt with by a professional and as soon as possible.
Getting another dog without sorting out the problem could well end up with two dogs engaging in the same behaviour.
Please contact me via my e-mail address which is available on the Health24 site and let me know where you stay and I will put you in touch with a professional that can help you. Thanks and sorry cant help more, but this needs professional assistance, Scotty
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