"There's a lot of energy at the shelter," Ghosh says. "There are dogs that aren't fixed and that are fixed. And different personalities coming up to their cage and interacting with them. It's just so much going on. Dogs feed off all of that energy."
In any case, once apart, Bentley and Homer showed something more than separation anxiety. More like separation agony.
"Towards the end, they had open wounds and were bleeding," Ghosh says. "Just from pacing and trying to paw at the door."