Tuesday, June 22, 2010
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Angela Speed
Thunderstorms and Fireworks Don’t Have
to Strike Fear in Your Dog
MILWAUKEE – Does your pooch dread storms like last night’s? The Wisconsin Humane Society offers several remedies and solutions to fireworks phobias and other such animal anxieties. The Animal Antics retail store is open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. today and carries several products to help your dog get through the 4th of July fireworks, as well as the thunderstorm season.
HomeoPet TFLN Anxiety Relief $13.99
This is a liquid homeopathic remedy that you give your dog orally. It promotes a sense of calm in pets exhibiting fear, fretting, anxious or unwanted behavior caused by any of the following situations: thunderstorms, fireworks, loud noises, windstorms, sirens and gun shots.
Dog Appeasing Pheromone (D.A.P.) $9.99 - $35.99
D.A.P. mimics the canine "appeasing" pheromone released by the lactating female, the function of which is to reassure the offspring. Research has shown that these reassuring properties persist even in the adult stage. D.A.P. helps stop or prevent fear and stress related signs in puppies and adult dogs, such as phobias (fireworks, thunderstorms), separation anxiety, excessive barking and house soiling.
The Big Bang $6.99
This book by Claudeen E. Mc Auliffe, M.Ed. will teach you how to help your dog cope with thunderstorms and fireworks. This wonderful reference explains why some dogs panic and gives many resources and holistic ways to help including: Tellington Method Training and Massage, anxiety wraps, flower essences, essential oils, herbs, capes, homeopathy and pheromones.
You can also view and order these products online at www.wihumane.org. Animal Antics also offers a pick-up service to expedite your order. You can reach the store by calling 414.431.6122.
We are closed on July 4, 2010.
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For questions or to schedule an interview with a WHS Representative, please call Angela Speed at 414.431.6104.