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THE OM dog anxiety health chew

Helps dogs be less anxious & stressed

We know how difficult and worrying it can be to help a dog that's anxious. Anxiety is a form of chronic stress, with long term health impacts, and it typically doesn’t go away on its own. The Om helps reduce anxious behaviour, with a blend of valerian, tryptophan, l-theanine, hawthorn and pomegranate. Research has shown these improve generalised anxiety behaviour and clinical signs in dogs.

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      What's Inside

      Research and clinical experience has shown the ingredients in The Om to be effective in reducing reactivity and anxious behaviour. They’re in
      The Om in clinically effective quantities.

      100mg tryptophan per chew plus nutritional yeast, linden powder, pomegranate powder, valerian powder, l-theanine, hawthorn powder and gelatin, water, canola oil, glycerine, tapioca starch, salt, beef bone broth, MCHA bone meal.

      Help calm your dog

      75% of dogs have some kind of anxiety and it typically doesn't go away on its own. Anxiety is a form of chronic stress - with long term health impacts.

      Language of Anxiety.

      Think about how your dog behaves, do any of these sound like your dog - all or some of the time?

      Gets terrified when there's a stormFollows you around like a shadow, and doesn't have lots of periods of independence? Barks, scratches, chews things, or makes an escape, while you're away? Cowers, growls, avoids or even attacks other dogs? Gets freaked out or startled (more than you'd expect) by loud household sounds?Is frightened meeting new people, at first? Humps madly??

      And how do they go at the vet? Do they:

      Get scared when they get looked at?Act really excited and jumps up and down? Need a muzzle to be looked at? Cower and hide under the chair in the waiting room? Try to escape out the door of the vet? Squirm madly when they get an injection?

      These are all signs of anxiety. Left unchecked they only get worse. Anxiety is not something that dogs grow out of. And research trials show that you can help reduce this anxious behaviour with the right dietary supplements.

      Anxiety to Aggression.

      Experts say that when a dog bites, it's never really out of the blue. Long before that event, there will have been signals. 

      Turid Rugaas, a canine behaviorist from Norway, developed the Stress Escalation Ladder, to illustrate what signs we see in our dogs as their stress elevates - so we can intervene, before they get out of control.For instance, did you know that your dog yawning means they are stressed and not tired? They are things that dogs do, like yawning, looking away or licking their lips, that tell you that they're a little anxious right now, and they're trying to settle themselves down again. In fact, calming signals are the second stage of the 'stress escalation ladder', and often go unnoticed or are misunderstood.

      Anxiety and Chronic Stress.

      Did you know that anxiety is a type of stress?

      Stress of one kind or another – fear of thunderstorms, separation anxiety, stranger fear – can set off a complex chain of events.

      For example, a dog with thunderstorm phobia living in a storm-prone area, would have a stress response every time there’s a storm. A dog suffering from separation anxiety would react every time they were left alone.

      These dogs can suffer chronic, repeated and uncontrolled stressful episodes that would often build and worsen over a lifetime.

      This can shorten your dog's life...among other things. Chronic stress is associated with high levels of cortisol in the blood stream, which in turn has been related to a number of human disorders including obesity, insulin resistance, cardiovascular disease, immune disturbances, altered endocrine responses and nervous system disorders. 

      The Om is based on research

      The Om is based on two key research studies, and is adapted by our holistic vet, Dr Kathy Cornack.

      In a nutshell, this is what they show:

      Anxiety manifests in a variety of behaviours - some of which may be a surprise.

      Dogs are commonly treated with either training interventions or medicines.

      An anti-inflammatory and antioxidant supplement, combined with training, was found to reduce both clinical and behavioural symptoms after 10 days.

      Dogs who received a normal diet and the training on its own during the study period, showed no significant improvement.

      Based on science. Designed for lifetime support.

      bestie gummy chews are holistic vet formulated and based on published research, to support your dog's health with therapeutic doses of multiple nutraceuticals, from pup to senior.


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