Wednesday, April 7

Herbal food best for pet anxiety, says vet expert

Veterinary expert and TV personality, Joe Inglis, is raising awareness of the benefits of herbal dog food, which can reportedly work to ease separation anxiety and stress in pets.

It comes as the expert, who has appeared on Vets in Practice, Blue Peter, The One Show and This Morning, anticipates an increase in separation anxiety amongst dogs as families begin to return to workplaces and schools.

According to Inglis, chamomile and valerian are two proven herbs that can have calming effects on animals. Having incorporated them into recipes, he said the calming effects were “noticeable”.

Inglis said: “This is an understandable situation for our pets – after so many months of daily security and companionship, they face suddenly being left alone again. Separation anxiety can be a big problem for pets, and especially dogs.

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