Sometimes there is a need to urgently reassure the dog. This happens in a nervous environment, for example, when transporting an animal, at an exhibition or overexposure, as well as other stressful situations.
In this case, various sedatives and drugs can help.
Natural soothing products for dogs
The most common milk contains a chemical substance, such as tryptophan, which helps to fall asleep. To calm the pet, it is enough to give him 50 grams of warm milk a couple of times a day . You can also use the collection of medicinal plants, which includes chamomile, lavender, St. John's wort and motherwort.
Tea, brewed from them, can be given to the dog after a walk.
Soothing drops and preparations
Such drugs can be divided into several groups. Benzodiazepines are quick-acting drugs, but they "work" quite a short time. They are used to relieve severe anxiety or acute fear. For example, on holidays, when a dog is frightened by fireworks. However, such tools can not be used haphazardly or for a long time to use, because they are very strong and cause addiction and addiction. These drugs include:
However, they can be given with aggressive caution to aggressive dogs. The second group includes non-benzodiazepine tranquilizers, which are used as an antiphlog agent in other anxiety disorders. For dogs from this group, only buspirone (Spototomin) is used - it does not cause side effects and drowsiness.
The third group includes tricyclic antidepressants (TCA), which give dogs seen in excessive aggression with neuroses, fear and phobias. Dogs from this group are given Clopipramine (Clomikalm) and Amitriptyline (Elavil). Begin to apply them with a minimum dosage, which should be increased only as needed and no more than once every two weeks. Only after three weeks of use can there be a positive effect.
The fourth group can combine serotonin reuptake inhibitors. These are quite powerful tranquilizers and antidepressants, which treat aggression, fear of loneliness, general anxiety, panic disorders. Immediately they do not work, and take them a long time and systematically. For dogs from this group, Fluoxetine is prescribed, in which several names are registered:
For partial immobilization during medical manipulations or with general anesthesia, obshchearcotic substances and muscle relaxants are used.