By Claudia Bensimoun
HOW CAN I TELL IF MY DOG IS ANXIOUS OR STRESSED OUT?
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Anxiety in dogs shows up in many different ways. There’s nothing worse than seeing your furry best friend having a RUFF DAY!
While thunderstorms, fireworks and separation anxiety are just some of the most common anxiety triggers in dogs, meeting new dogs and people, planes and car travel, and even depression can trigger off anxiety. Not only will that have a detrimental effect on your dog’s health, but on yours too! Helping your pooch chill out during times of stress will prevent unwanted behaviors in the home, and even help ease mild aggression.
Anxious behaviors are best treated with lifestyle modifications like increased daily exercise, off-leash trips to the dog park or beach combined with the use of calming hemp dog treats.
Separation Anxiety in Dogs
Similar to small children, some dogs may become distraught the minute you leave home. Your pooch may exhibit the following behaviors:
.Destructive behavior in your home or garden by biting and shredding plants, excessive digging, and chewing of furniture, carpets and clothing within the home.
. Increased agitation by pacing, whining, barking, and howling loudly.
. Tachypnea-hyperventilating and panting
. Digestive issues like vomiting or diarrhea
. Pica where he consumes non-edible items
. Urination and defecation within the home even after going out for a walk
. Ptyalism symptoms which include drooling and excessive salivation
. Behavior changes like lethargy, aggression and lots of vocalization
. Reduced appetite
. Increased lethargy
Sound Sensitivity During Thunderstorms
Treatment options for very serious cases of thunderstorm phobia can include the use of Clonidine at low doses if every other treatment option fails. “With thunderstorms it is impossible to desensitize the dog. Storm phobias generally occur in dogs between the ages of 5-9 years old and almost always affects dogs that are larger and over 50 pounds. Dogs that have thicker and longer coats like the German shepherd are more prone to suffering from storm phobias,” explains Dr. Nick Dodman, DVM, Tufts, via Claudia Bensimoun, Animal Wellness. For more, visit: https://animalwellnessmagazine.com/dog-extra-sensitive-sound/
Although compression shirts are great for swaddling your pooch, combining both the use of a high-quality full- spectrum, hemp oil treat with compression shirts are effective in reducing storm phobia in dogs. The use of clonidine or Prozac in dogs may be changed to a hemp oil based calming treat to avoid the side effects of conventional meds. Consult with your veterinarian once again for the best advice.
Small Dog Syndrome and New Guest Aggression
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“Small dogs feel especially vulnerable because of their size, and feel the need to defend themselves from people who loom over them as they bend down to say hello,” says Victoria Stilwell. “If you have a reactive dog of any size, use safe management techniques to avoid any issues. If you can’t contain your dog, tell your guests not to pay him any attention when they first come in. If the dog continues to be fearful, tell visitors to ignore him for the duration of their stay. This takes the pressure off everyone and gives them much-needed space,” via Claudia Bensimoun, Animal Wellness. For more, visit: https://animalwellnessmagazine.com/teaching-good-behavior-around-guests/
This applies to aggressive or shy dogs of all ages, sizes and breeds. Embarrassing situations with house guests and dogs that don’t appreciate visitors occur every day. The use of hemp-based calming treats also helps to motivate your dog to behave. Food motivation with these calming treats during dog training helps him to learn a new behavior, and calms him at the same time!
Just keep in mind that the dosage needs to be followed, and that hemp based dog treats all have different potencies. That said, the use of a high-value hemp based dog treat to reward several behaviors, with just one treat works well in this case.
Meanwhile when it comes to easing anxiety during crate training, calming hemp treats have optimal value. Crate training can be difficult at times, yet the calming effect of a hemp-based treat will reinforce the behavior that’s needed specifically for crate training. What makes using hemp-based dog treats so effective, is that the calming effect that results after your dog has consumed one of these is exactly how you want your furry best friend to feel. Relaxed and happy even in his crate during positive dog training!
In today’s stressful world, pet parents shouldn’t have to deal with stressful situations. Neither should our furry best friends! Busy schedules, travel, pet vacays, new dogs at home, and natural disasters, all play into how anxious our dogs become.
Alternative, holistic methods make life so much simpler! With CBD Dog Treats, rich in linoleic, linolenic and gamma-linolenic acid, you’re not only enriching your dog’s well-being, but promoting a healthy lifestyle!
Natural full-spectrum, hemp oil dog treat remedies may have a positive effect on your dog by not only calming him down and improving his quality of life, but by helping your furry best friend avoid the side effects of behavior- modifying meds!
After all, it’s all about preventing and stopping unwanted behaviors drug-free with natural, full-spectrum hemp oil dog treats!
While the magical key to a happy dog and a harmonious home is a well-trained pooch, every dog is unique. Some may display anxious behaviors related to thunder-storms, fireworks and even separation anxiety. Others will be anxious during travel or a pet vacay with the family! Striving to reduce your dog’s anxiety should be every pet parent’s goal!
One of the most effective methods of naturally reducing stress and anxiety is through exercise and various forms of behavior stimulation. That said, full-spectrum hemp oil dog treats help to ease canine anxiety, and promote non-drowsy composure helping your furry best friend feel more relaxed and at- ease in his surroundings.
Products that are natural, plant-based and vegan, hemp based dog treats help make life so much easier!
With all the natural, hemp- based supplements gaining popularity among dog parents today, it’s no surprise that pet parents swear by them to ease their dog’s stress, and to make air and car travel with their dogs that much simpler!
Whether it’s separation anxiety, meeting new people or pets, CBD dog treats with L-Theanine help to safely stimulate alpha brain waves in your dog to help them feel more relaxed.
Here’s the deal with CBD dog treats
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CBD Treats Featuring L-Theanine
Most CBD dog treats come in a pack of 30 plant-based calming dog treats, made in the USA (3mg full-spectrum oil per treat)
- L-Theanine 33mg per treat (type of amino acid that has been shown to reduce anxiety)
- Hemp powder 120mg per treat
- Fast-acting formulation helps relieve anxiety for up to 6 hours
- Helps support dogs during times of hyperactivity, separation anxiety, and even aggression
- Some may include all-natural, plant-based ingredients including non-GMO hemp, brewer’s yeast, and rosemary extract.
Why Full- Spectrum Hemp Oil?
When purchasing a high-quality hemp-oil based dog treat, the most important question to ask yourself is whether your product uses an isolate or a full spectrum oil? A full spectrum oil is the most potent, and comes from the entire plant. The extraction process of a full spectrum oil uses the CO2 (pressurized carbon dioxide extraction) method.
Dog parents should examine all the premium hemp oil extract products to see if they have “CBD” on the packaging. Due to certain industry requirements, numerous pet products with CBD will only be labelled premium hemp oil extract products.
Quality Non-GMO Hemp: Look for non-GMO hemp that is grown and processed using cutting-edge technology to create 99.7% pure hemp oil.
Lab Tested: Hemp is tested three times during the extraction process, to ensure that the potency is correct and product contaminate free.
Healthy, dog-friendly ingredients
All-natural vegan treats: Purchase only the highest quality, all-natural, vegan ingredients.
Dog approved: CBD formulas should undergo extensive consumer research to ensure 100% palatability.
Whether it’s for car or plane travel for a fun pet vacay with Fido, or for use to lessen anxiety from thunderstorms, fireworks, or even to ease stranger anxiety, separation anxiety, or mild aggression, CBD DOG TREATS helps lessen anxiety.
What to Look for in CBD Full-Spectrum Oil Dog Treats?
.Hemp used is 100% food grade
. Product is made using CO2 extraction
. There are no solvents like butane
. Use of a full- spectrum lab testing by a third party for purity and potency!
. Lab certificates are available for everyone.
. Products are made with non-GMO, full-spectrum hemp with plant-based superfoods.
. They are manufactured in a GMP certified facility
. CBD treats are all-natural, vegan treats that have no fillers and are long-lasting!
. CBD calming treats for anxiety should have additional supplements or vitamins for optimal health benefits.
. Veterinary approved
. Reliable customer service 24/7
. Educational website with plenty of information about the product.
With CBD full-spectrum hemp oil dog treats or edibles, dosage will vary according to the size of your pooch! Read all dosage instructions carefully in every product! Do not use like regular dog treats! Hemp-based dog treats do not give your dog a “high” because most dog treats contain less than 1% THC or tetrahydrocannabinol, the active ingredient in the cannabis plant that makes you high.
Any Side Effects?
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Hemp based dog treats have few, if any side effects! It may make your pooch drowsy, but is usually well-tolerated in most dogs given that the dosage is accurate. It is a safe product to use in dogs!
As usual it’s always best to consult with your veterinarian before purchasing any hemp-based product. Before trying any hemp-oil based products, you will need to discuss your pet’s behavioral problems with a behaviorist or positive dog trainer. Your veterinarian will also advise as to the most appropriate dosage for your pooch!
For anxious dogs, CBD Hemp DOG TREATS should provide a safe, non-toxic, effective treatment for canine anxiety, stress, thunderstorm phobia, separation anxiety, pet travel anxiety, and aggression. With no controversial ingredients, even the fussiest pooch will enjoy the many different flavors that are available with a high-quality full-spectrum hemp oil treat. As usual, always consult with your veterinarian for the best advice when it comes to choosing the best CBD product for your pooch.
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