Seeing your dog stressed out or suffering with anxiety issues will break your heart. It’s difficult to find effective remedies that are safe for your pet, and many pet owners do not want to give their pup a prescription drug to treat the problem. Rescue Remedy for pets is a natural treatment that I have been using with our pets for many years, and I’m going to explain why in this detailed review.
I started using Rescue Remedy years ago to help our Boxer, Chloe. Chloe was rescued from an abusive home, and developed strong anxiety due to the trauma. She also had a heart condition that caused her heart to beat 3 times faster than it should.
Chloe took multiple medications for her heart condition, but I always worried that her anxiety would lead to a heart attack. When I consulted my veterinarian about a natural remedy, she suggested Rescue Remedy for pets, and we’ve been using it with our pets ever since.
Rescue Remedy Natural Stress Relief for Pets Review
As you can see from the photo above, the small bottle comes with a convenient dropper built into the cover. This makes administering the liquid very easy, which is important to me. We use this remedy for our dogs and cats, and it can be quite difficult to get the cats to take medication.
Of course, the product’s effectiveness is the main reason that we use it. As I said, we’ve been using it for many years and have seen positive effects in both our dogs and our cats. It hasn’t been a 100% cure for anxiety, but it helps take it down to a manageable level.
For example, Chloe used to pace, pant, shake and whine during thunderstorms. After using Rescue Remedy for pets, she would still tremble and we could tell she was still nervous. But, at least she could sit still and breathe normally with the help of this treatment.
We also use it for our cats before bringing them to the vet. They still show signs of nervousness and stress, but they don’t howl or hiss when we give them Rescue Remedy before the trip.
This treatment is all-natural, which means that there are no side effects like those seen with sedatives or prescription drugs. It’s also alcohol-free.
Not all reviewers say this treatment is effective for their pets, but many have had positive results. Like humans, all pets are different, so you cannot expect one product to work effectively on every pet that is treated with it.
To administer Rescue Remedy for pets, all you have to do is add 4 drops of the liquid to your pet’s food or water, administer 4 drops orally, or rub 4 drops on his skin (inside the ear, nose or paw).
I have tried rubbing it on the skin, and it doesn’t seem to be as effective. I find that the most effective way to administer it is orally, and the dropper makes it easy to do that.
Rescue Remedy for pets is safe for dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, birds and lizards.
The dosage instructions DO NOT depend on the size of the pet. The dosage is always just 4 drops, no matter what type or size of your pet. Because it’s a natural treatment, you can also use it as needed. You can find the dose that works best for your pup. We typically re-does every 3-4 hours as needed.
You can purchase a 20 mL bottle of Rescue Remedy for pets on Amazon for $14.70. It’s a small bottle, but it lasts a long time. Of course, if you’ll be using it daily, you may want to purchase the 2-pack for $25.98. It’s much cheaper than prescription drugs!
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