Sedating a dog that wont sleep

A recently exercised dog will be in a more relaxed state during any long trip. It’s natural for your dog to be a little nervous around new people. This isn’t because she’s being aggressive, but because she’s a little freaked out and needs reassurance that everything’s under control. Don’t let him wander around or he’ll assume control of the situation.

If you pull her away from the new person, you’re indicating that there is something wrong and she’ll freak out more. While you are unpacking, showering, or making phone calls, he is waiting.

By Cesar Millan Bringing your dog on vacation with you just adds to the fun and alleviates the worry of not knowing what’s happening with your dog while you’re on the road. Planes and cars aren’t designed with dogs in mind, and you need to know what to expect when you reach your final destination.

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Perhaps your pet doesn't travel well or gets stressed out by vet exams or professional grooming.

Your dog will almost certainly be traveling in a crate and it will probably make everyone’s lives easier if you crate your dog before you enter the chaos of the airport.

As with car travel, it’s smart not to start the trip on a full stomach or bladder (dogs should fast for at least 6 hours before the trip) and to make a pit stop as close to the departure time as possible.

There are many ways to calm down your cat in stressful situations — some medical and some non-medical.

Do your research on all methods to determine which will be best for your pet.

Make sure you bring your dog’s blankie or his favorite stuffed animal, toy, bone—any item which is familiar to your dog and will comfort and relax him.

For a little extra calm, try rubbing a little lavender oil between your hands and give your pet a little aromatherapy or deep tissue massage at the beginning of your dog’s spine or base of her head. Pet-welcoming hotels like Best Western will be prepared for your visit, and can even recommend parks, hikes, and other dog-friendly activities.

Here are my best dog travel tips to help make that happen: It’s natural to feel bad about crating your dog. It’s usually a good idea to crate your dog when riding in the car.

You’ll be less distracted while driving which is safer for both of you.

It’s also good to spend a little time playing or walking during the break to get rid of some pent-up energy.

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