My dogs are pretty laid-back. Spot and Dolly slept through a thunderstorm last week that had me up at 3 a.m. checking for tornado watches and flood warnings. They have yet to need products to ease anxiety or relieve stress, but there are many dogs that do. Enter the American Kennel Club Calming Coat from BH Pet Gear.
The company describes its use as similar to that of swaddling a newborn or hugging a child. Gentle, constant pressure on a dog’s torso works to calm the nervous system and ease anxiety caused by thunderstorms, appliances, and other noises, and also helps with the stress of travel, crating, and separation. Pet parents who use the coat report less hyperactivity, shaking, and nuisance barking.
Made of a comfy yet durable material that allows for machine washing, it comes in four sizes: extra-small (5 to 15 pounds), small (10 to 25 pounds), medium (20 to 50 pounds), and large (40 to 65 pounds). The coat costs $29.99, but BH Pet Gear has offered to give away two AKC Calming Coats as this week’s Friday Freebie. Simply follow the directions below for a chance to win.
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