As a dog trainer I'm am consistently recommending essential oils for dogs.
I finally decided to write a blog about it for my training clients. Now before we get into the thick of things. I have to be honest with you guys, I signed up for a monthly subscription with this company like almost 2 years ago. And I'm not canceling any time soon. I utilize everything in my customized monthly delivery.
I kind of find it fun to log in to the website and choose what oil to add to my collection. Again some months I forget and end up with like 6 months of stress away. Aroma therapy is beneficial to our furry babies but also for us.
The first oil I use before I walk in to a home or begin training
Valor essential oil may boost self-esteem, reduce anxiety, and improve your mood through aromatherapy. This oil may relax leg muscles and reduce pain in the jaw, joints, and back. It helps boost memory function and gives you a restful, good night's sleep. Valor essential oil can be used to treat burns.
A few drops of Lavender rubbed into hands and gently cupped over the muzzle of a stressed dog for a few seconds can have a calming effect. Add 2 drops of Frankincense or Roman chamomile In sweet almond oil.
If you intend to put the oil on your pet as a topical application instead of diffusing, you’ll need what’s called a carrier oil. A carrier oil dilutes the essential oil and protects your pet’s skin from possible skin irritation.
You can use
olive oil, avocado oil, coconut oil, or jojoba oil for dilution. How much to dilute depends on the age
and size of your pet. It’s better to dilute heavily and gauge for a reaction.
Malissa says, “It’s just like us when we try a new product. Give the body time to adjust.”
She also says you can create a blend of essential oils for a particular animal. For example, you can create a blend of a flea/tick repellant by blending geranium oil, rosemary, lemongrass, and bergamot together with a carrier oil. Apply it to the back of your dog’s neck where they can’t reach to lick it because you never want to let your animals ingest essential oils.
Now that you know not to run your diffuser all day and keep it away from your pet’s favorite spots, let’s look at some of the essential oils that can be toxic and which ones are safer.
I actually get the same result from both of these Young living products.
Stress Away™ essential oil blend features Copaiba, Lime, Cedarwood, Vanilla, Ocotea, and Lavender for an exotic aroma used for exactly what the name says and for achieving a happy and positive day.
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Animal Scents - T-Away
Animal Scents® T-Away™ promotes relaxation and emotional balance and supports a new level of emotional freedom and joyful feelings for your pet.
Here are more E- oils used for calming dogs or therapy sessions.
While there are many calming essential oils, these are a few of my favorites:
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) can help balance emotions by soothing panic, snappiness, depression, frustration and irritability.
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is probably the most well-known essential oil for stress, fear, agitation, shyness and shock.
Sweet Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is relaxing and grounding. It helps soothe muscle and digestive cramps, palpitations, excess sexual energy and grief.
Rose Damask (Rosa damascena) is calming and stabilizing. It can help heal past abuse, nervousness, anger, fear and panic.
Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) has a sedative action. It can soothe nervousness and insecurity, and it has been studied to help with nervous bladder issues.
Frankincense (Boswellia carterii) promotes a calm state of mind and slows breathing during times of stress and fear.
Spikenard (Nardostachys jatamansi) is grounding and calming. It can heal deep wounds, whether physical or emotional in nature, and is very helpful with PTSD.
Geranium Rose (Pelargonium graveolens) is calming and balancing with moodiness and fear or insecurity.
Animal Scents - ParaGize
Diffuse or apply Animal Scents® ParaGize™ directly to your pet's belly to naturally help comfort with a blend of premium essential oils.
Animal Scents - Mendwell
Animal Scents® Mendwell™ is a proprietary blend that soothes and moisturizes sensitive, dry skin and improves the appearance of a healthy-looking coat and skin while supporting your pet's well-being.
You know your pet’s sense of smell is an inherent part of how they explore the world. Just think about your dog’s “meet and greet” behavior or how your cat sniffs the new food before tasting.
Dr. Jeff says, “Animals have a substantial part of their nasal passages and brain anatomy dedicated to olfactory (smell) functions, so it makes sense that aromatherapy can be useful in addressing their medical needs.”
Yet, we can overdo it by accident without guidelines, as our pets’ sense of smell is exceptionally stronger than ours.
According to pet groomer and educator Malissa Conti-Diene,
If we can smell it, imagine 20x more for that animal. As humans, we get nose blind. We’ll diffuse for longer and longer amounts of time, and it’s overwhelming for the animal and can make them sick.
Additionally, Malissa says, “Research shows that cats are much better at differentiating between scents than dogs.” So in a way, their sense of smell is more powerful than your pup’s.
Besides diffusing essential oils for too long, we can also diffuse ones that can be toxic to our animals because we just don’t know. Malissa warns that citrus oils, for example, are dangerous for cats because they lack an enzyme to break them down.
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