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How I Found the Solution to My Dog’s Anxiety

How I Found the Solution to My Dog’s Anxiety

Maddie Fonthaunt, animal expert, 25 years working with dogs, horses, hedgehog, ferrets, livestock and more 

 For years, we struggled to help our dog Meg when she would get so anxious at home or in public. Do you have a dog that seems to panic during social events, fireworks, thunderstorms, and other loud noises? Many dogs suffer from this type of anxiety, and there are ways to help them through it. It’s imperative that we help our pets get through this, as repeat incidents can escalate and cause mental and physical problems.

We tried special shirts, scary prescription medicines and behavior modification. The one thing that seems to help a little is to hold my little dog and let her cling to me. It wasn’t perfect, and it also meant that I couldn’t do anything else during her anxious times.

I couldn’t believe how simple the idea was when I discovered the use of our personal scent along with proven aromatherapy. This bespoke product, Earmuffs, is incredible and has no frightening side effects. I can relax knowing that Meg is comfortable. Whether your dog suffers from separation anxiety or fears loud noises, the highly unique custom product Earmuffs can help! 

Imagine being so afraid of something that it controls your whole life. For many dogs, this is their reality.

They suffer from extreme anxiety that anything from fireworks to thunderstorms to simple everyday noises can trigger. As a result, they live in a state of constant fear, never knowing when the next terrifying event will occur. We know the strongest solution to bring relief to these dogs as EARMUFFS. It is a unique custom formula that calms their nerves and help them relax. As a result, they can enjoy life again without constantly being on edge. If you have a dog who suffers from extreme anxiety, this is the solution for you.

When you and your dog share a hug, it is not just an act of affection. The gentle embrace stimulates the release of neurochemicals that create feelings associated with love in both human beings and animals! Your pet feels loved when they sense their owner’s scent alongside targeted therapeutic essential oils which can activate what we know to be called “the happy/pleasure center.” Scientifically, your scent is proven to activate a part of your dog’s brain called the caudate nucleus. Imagine being able to combine your personal scent with the perfect essential oils. 

If you love your dog, then this is the perfect gift. When you order EARMUFFS, you will receive a kit to make your custom spray. You will collect your own scent by following the instructions in your kit. This will allow Earmuffs to use Human Molecular Extraction (HME)®: A highly concentrated extract of your scent. Mail the kit in and you will receive your amazing calming solution. Spray on a bandana, soft toy, or bedding and your pet will immediately notice the difference. You won’t be able to detect your own scent in the mixture, but your pet will. And don’t forget - no harmful chemicals here; just natural ingredients like lavender extract, mandarin, sweet marjoram, petitgrain oil, spikenard and neroli. These scents promote calm, drowsiness and relaxation.

 You can use your spray for common triggers like fireworks and thunder, but also in any stressful situation. They will help your pet with travel, anxiety-induced insomnia, separation anxiety and more. As a dog parent, I know how difficult it can be to deal with my dog’s extreme anxiety. Whether it’s separation anxiety or generalized anxiety disorder, I have tried everything to help my pup feel relaxed and comfortable.  Made from the strongest and most potent natural ingredients available, this spray is formulated for direct application on my dog’s favorite toys, bedding, car seat, kennel, and blanket. The powerful scent fills my dog’s senses as soon as she comes into contact with these surfaces, helping her to relax and calm down even when I’m not able to be there in person. Whether she is going through a tough time or just feeling stressed out from the daily grind of life, this spray always seems to do the trick. And for that, I am truly grateful!

If you are considering this purchase because of loud noise, you may wonder about just teaching your pet to cope with those things. It’s true that conditioning and training can be wonderful. There are methods you can use to help, such as desensitization videos of thunderstorms, gunfire, fireworks, vacuum cleaners and more. Why not just use those methods alone?

If you are reading this article, you may have realized that helping your dog with their anxiety is not something that can be done with one or two therapy sessions.

It can take many repeated sessions in a perfect environment. If the noises are played too loudly at first, it can increase the fear, so you want to go very slowly. There is nothing wrong with using desensitization with your pet, but why not take it a step further and get better results?

The Earmuffs spray can help your pet tolerate the desensitization process, adapt to varying volumes and increase the chances of success. It’s simply important to give your pet all the chances at success instead of relying on guesswork. This product helps rescue dogs, dogs with abandonment issues (often known as “Velcro dogs”) and any other dogs who have trouble with fear and isolation.

Thunderstorms, fireworks, and loud noises can be extremely frightening for dogs. If your pet suffers from extreme anxiety during these events, this product is the strongest solution available. Formulated to bring relief to anxious dogs, this solution will help keep your dog calm and comfortable. Don’t let your pet experience any more fear than necessary; get them some EARMUFFS today!

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