Homeopathic Sedatives for Dogs

By | November 7, 2013

Homeopathic sedatives for dogs are required if a dog is particularly anxious or insecure and needs a remedy to create calmness and bring normality back in his life.

Although homeopathy is one of the natural remedies for treating dogs who suffer with anxiety or depression there are other forms of natural treatments to such as aromatherapy and herbal remedies. In addition, whatever special treatment or remedy is used it goes without saying that an additional supply of affection and special treats will also be needed which will not be too difficult for any dog owner.

Although herbal remedies can be effective in some cases, in others it does not make any difference. Oatmeal is known to provide a calming effect to a dog and oatmeal can be cooked and served in addition to the normal food. Chamomile can be added to food or given as a tincture, which can give a soothing effect and even cause sleepiness. In the same manner, Valerian, St John’s Wort, Skullcap and Jasmine are all known to have calming effects. Passion flower has the ability to relax a dog without causing sleepiness.

Any of these remedies can be mixed or used independently. Any advice or recommendations should be obtained from a vet to ensure the correct doses are given.

Homeopathic sedatives for dogs are another type of remedy and comprise treatments made up of natural ingredients such as plant extracts or minerals which need to be diluted accordingly. The dilutions are dependent upon various factors which are relevant to the reason your dog is suffering with anxiety.

Borax is effective if fears and noises cause your dog’s anxiety; chamomilla reduces restlessness and phosphorus can be a good remedy for anxiety caused by separation. For any dogs that are anxious because of storms and firecrackers then rhododendron is an effective remedy.

The homeopathic sedatives for dogs are a good alternative if herbal remedies have been tried and proven unsuccessful.

Alternatively, aromatherapy could be used to treat anxiety and depression. However, a dog would have to be kept quiet in a room with some scented candles around burning the tinctures which have been diluted to create a soothing, relaxing scent.

So whether aromatherapy, herbal remedies or homeopathic sedatives for dogs are chosen, it has to be the most appropriate and effective way for your dog.