Anxiety in Dogs


Sometimes we notice that our dogs are dealing with anxiety. Whether it’s from being left alone, during thunderstorms or fireworks, change in homes etc. Thankfully there are a number of Homeopathic remedies that can help.

The remedies listed below are helpful in acute situations but if your dog experiences chronic anxiety, you should see the advice of a Homeopath to help you treat them

Aconite:

Fear and restlessness after a shocking or traumatic event.

Argentum Nitricum:

For anticipatory anxiety often with trembling and diarrhea.

Belladonna:

Extreme fear with dilated pupils and aggressive behaviour. Picture an animal trapped in a corner or an animal carrier.

Ignatia:

Oversensitive, muscle twitches and moodiness. Typically following a grief, loss or rehoming. There’s lots of whining and sighing from the animal.

Nux Vomica:

These animals are ofter the “boss” of the house. They are impatient, fearful and overly sensitive. Thy tend to bully other animals but a thunderstorm scares them.

Phosphorus:

Helpful for dogs that are scared by thunderstorms, fireworks or gunshots, in the moment.

Staphysagria:

This remedy is good for animals that are typically gentle but have angry or fearful outbursts.