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she is acting like she saw a ghost in the house. she is afraid of stairs and watches the living room like she is waiting for something. she is eating normal, bathroom normal and no problems with vision. 6 year old boxer mix with lab.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: yodel
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about yodel?
Customer: no she was fine we went out for dinner came home and that was how she was acting. weather was fine , no storms or wind, no fireworks, noting fell or or smoke alarms going off. and my otreh dog is perfectly fine its just her
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Karing replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,

I'mCustomerand I would be glad to help with your question about Yodel. If she is fine in all other regards ***** ***** fearful behavior, then I would suspect that she did see or hear something that has scared her and is causing continued anxiety. I would just suggest giving her some more time to see if this passes. Spend as much time with her as your schedule allows. You can also try to play this relaxing music for dogs found at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joe-ePqCqWc

We use it in our veterinary hospital to calm anxious patients and it really seems to help. Play with Yodel and give her a few treats to get her mind off her worries.

Hopefully by tomorrow she will be back to herself. If not, you may consider an exam by a veterinarian just to help rule out a medical explanation. If she is found to simply have ongoing anxiety, then you could consider an Adaptil pheromone collar by CEVA and or VetriScience Composure treats which are both natural solutions for anxiety and worth a shot before using prescription anxiolytics. Both of the below products are available on Amazon.

Pheromone Collar: http://www.adaptil.com/us/Adaptil/Adaptil-Collar

Calming Treats: http://www.vetriscience.com/index.php?l=product_detail&p=900780030

I hope that the information I provided has been helpful. Please remember to select REPLY TO EXPERT if you have more questions or would like additional information. It is my goal to provide you with the most complete information possible prior to you leaving a feedback rating. If you received all the information you needed, then kindly submit a rating.

Sincerely,

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Expert:  Dr. Karing replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,

I hope Yodel is more herself today. I wanted to make sure you received my response and found it helpful. Please let me know if you require additional information. If not, the kindess of an accept and positive rating would be much appreciated.

Thank you,

Customer
Expert:  Dr. Karing replied 4 months ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Karing