Whether your dog suffers from separation anxiety, old-age, or noise phobias, there's numerous non-invasive products to help calm your pet can be found online. Every dog is different, so while a chewable might work for some, pheromones or music might work better for another.
There's several dog breeds that are prone to anxiety. German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, and Australian Shepherds are a few. Some symptoms of anxiety in dogs include urination and destructive behavior.
If you're looking for an alternative from a prescribed anxiety medication or anti-depressant, check out the different types of calming tools available for your anxious dog.
From loud noises to separation anxiety, ThunderShirts are scientifically and clinically proven to help calm both dogs and cats.
For dogs with severe separation anxiety, the smell of their owner can go a long way in keeping them calm. The owner can sleep on this pillow to transfer his or her scent to the fabric, and then turn it into a doggy bed during the daytime.
Customers are saying that their dogs love the taste of the drops! Since the drop should be easy for your dog to take, I say this one is the winner.
As you can see, many options exist. You might have to play around with a few until you find the right fit for your dog.
Sometimes, behavioral training or further veterinary advice is necessary depending on the severity of your pet's anxiety. Be sure to use your best judgment to know when you need to go the extra step.
Have you found a calming product that works great for your dog? Tell us about it in the comments below!
This post was originally published on March 27, 2017.
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