Many dogs are misunderstood by owners who can not figure out what to do with a dog that barks or howls constantly when they are gone, destroy things in their absence and basically makes a nuisance of himself. They don't understand that the dog is not being disobedient—he is most likely suffering from separation anxiety.
It is your greatest achievement to keep your best friend by your side for the longest possible time. You might think that doing all these tips are just for their heart health, but the truth is, a healthy dog, also keeps your heart healthy. So think about hitting two birds with one stone!