Separation Anxiety and related problems are on the increase. I am personally seeing more & more dogs with these issues and they unfortunately can be one of the hardest behaviour problems to fix. Many dogs end up being given away because their owners can’t cope and become frustrated with their dogs behaviour.
All too often dogs are treated like babies and can become over reliant on their human family, that goes for big dogs as well as small dogs. Dogs like children, need to become independant and be able to happily function on their own. If you have a mutiple dog household the same applies. Dogs should be equally happy to hangout with each other or be on their own. Again, same as people. below is a very good article about Separation Anxiety in dogs