Our expert says:
You may need more help than I can give you on this forum(Contact an Animal Behaviourist at ABC www.animal-behaviour.org.za), but it sounds like you have a case of separation anxiety in your two dogs. This can be treated with a new drug called Clomicalm at the same time as a behavioural program. You need to get your dogs used to you being away for short periods, or even out of the room, before you leave them for longer. Perhaps get some treatballs, congs or other smart toys which will keep them occupied. Rotate the toys so they only have a couple each per day. Remove the couch or other valuables from the room. Before you go out you will then not feed them (the food's in the toys), ignore them for 20 minutes and leave without any fuss. Coming home should be uneventful as well, with you ignoring them for a few minutes before greeting each one calmly.
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