Worried about your lockdown puppy when you go back to work? Experts urge owners to prepare NOW by giving dogs 'alone time' and establishing new routines to avoid separation anxiety. Recent research revealed that three in five dogs bought in lockdown haven't yet been left alone, with 62% of lockdown pups having not even been in any environments other than their home. As a result, 71% of owners worry their dogs will suffer separation anxiety when life returns to normal. Another survey revealed that 22% of owners have observed more barking, and 29% have noticed their dog being more needy. Dog professionals are urging you to take action now, before returning to normal life.