Skip to content

Announcements

The Pet Health Community and Pet Health Center are NOT substitutes for a vet visit. Contact a vet in an emergency! | Dog Conditions A-Z | Dog Symptoms A-Z | Cat Conditions A-Z | Cat Symptoms A-Z

Remember Your Beloved Pet
Pet anxiety
avatar
motherj posted:
My little 4 year old Chihuahua has been going through this for over a year now, at least two to three time a month and always around 2 or 3 in the morning. All the posts I have read are exact symptoms of my little girls, troubles. I am baffled as to what this is and very concerned for the poor helpless little soul. I now am trying a product called, "Rescue Remedy". It seems to help her come out of it a lot more sooner than before, where it took 1 to 2 hours to get her back to somewhat normal. It can be purchased in the spray form or in drops. And it is a natural remedy!
Was this Helpful?
0 of 0 found this helpful
Reply
 
avatar
rohvannyn responded:
That could be the distraction factor at work there. Also, if the pet's human is less anxious, the pet will recover much faster. Dogs and cats can be really sensitive that way. I mention this because even if you don't have the money to go and buy Bach's Flower Remedies (Rescue Remedy is one of those) you can still use something strongly scented or strong-tasting for distraction purposes, and you can calm yourself down that way too, knowing you are doing something to help. That will let your little pet recover much more quickly.


Featuring Experts from AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

William Draper, DVM, better known as "Dr. Will," is a well-known small animal practitioner in the Atlanta, GA area. He grew up in Inglewood,...More

Helpful Tips

Just feed them ?
I caught my dog frantically licking the floor in the middle of the night last night. I took her outside and she started eating dry leaves ... More
Was this Helpful?
1 of 1 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Learn more about the AVMA

WebMD Special Sections