• My dog is a 4 year old Keeshond. I'm having a hard time trying to calm her down during thunderstorms. On a scale of 1-5, she is a 4. She pees, paces, drools, trembles and nothing can distract her from hearing the thunder. In an attempt to calm her down, I've tried the following but nothing has worked: favorite toy distraction, Thundershirt, safe place, calming treats, Rescue Remedy liquid, Adaptil spray and diffuser and music. What are your thoughts on CBD Hemp Oil? If that doesn't work, what next?

    Hi Elaine,
    I recommend that you talk to your local veterinarian about this question. You have already tried most things that are recommended to help with the anxiety or to distract her. In most cases when these do not work the next step can be medication and behavior modification. The medication that will be best for your pet will depend on your pet’s age, breed, weight, and overall health as well as how often it storms where you live. Your vet knows your pet and the  local environment so they can give you the best recommendation. I would not start any medication for this unless it is recommended by your vet.

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