• How CBD Oil May Help Your Dog With Anxiety

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    The life of a dog isn't always all belly rubs and nap times. Dogs experience many of the same emotions humans do, and unfortunately, anxiety is something we share. Anxious dogs are stressed, nervous, and sometimes afraid. They overreact to certain situations, and their apprehension interferes with quality of life. While counting to 10 and meditating helps some humans deal with moments of unease, dogs rely on their owners to help them manage their emotions in healthy ways.
    There's a long list of medications veterinarians often recommend for anxious dogs, but holistic vets are recognizing...
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  • 6 Strategies For Helping Your Dog Deal With Thunderstorm Anxiety

    6 Strategies For Helping Your Dog Deal With Thunderstorm Anxiety

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    You can get to feeling pretty helpless watching your dog freak out during a thunderstorm. Nobody likes the loud, sudden noises, but your dog's sensitive hearing makes it outright unbearable. Your dog may show his fear in a number of ways, and it's best to watch for these signs of fear and anxiety before you try to approach or engage him - a dog can become aggressive with even the people he loves most when he's scared or stressed.
    You may notice:
    Yawning
    Whining
    Urination
    Pacing
    Destructive behavior
    Growling
    Avoiding eye contact/averting the eyes
    Flattened ears
    Tail tucked between the hind...
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