My dog doesn’t feel comfortable going to the vet and cannot seem to sit still during her examination. Any recommendations?
Both dogs and cats are sensitive to their environment. There are a few solutions to help reduce their stress. You can purchase a thunder jacket which provides comfort or natural calming supplements can help as well. The best solution would be to find the right kind of clinic for your dog. Today, many clinics implement fear free environments for their patients. Clinics can minimize the use of waiting areas for your pet along with dimmer lighting. Speaking slowly and softly to keep helps them keep relaxed. Dogs feel more comfortable on the floor, so you may want to have your vet examine your pet at their level on a mat. Cats can be placed on a towel or blanket rather than on a hard or cold surface. You may feed them treats so they are always excited to come back! To help your dog feel safe and comfortable, look for or speak to your current veterinary clinic about their “fear free” tactics. Mobile clinics can offer this kind of environment.