2 months ago
It's National Pet Day!! Okay I rarely participate in National anything day.. WAY to many to keep track of! However this sweet girl deserves to he celebrated💖 .
We got her as a puppy when our last Dane died unexpectedly and my children were devastated. The timing of the loss also coincided with moving into a new house. It was rough.
Zoe has been my hardest dog ever. Did you know dogs can have extreme anxiety and panic attacks to the point where the vets recomend prozac??
I sure didn't. I wanted to try everything else first. We used trainers, doggy boot camp, an E-collar, Rescue Remedy, oils.. and it all kinda helped... but a giant dog running in circles, eyes glazed over pooping on the run was hard to deal with.
Our final straw was her last panic attack. She knocked over a chair and scared herself , pooped all over the walls and jumped through a window. It looked like a murder scene.😳 .
We decided to do Prozac.. and it was a game changer. She wagged her tail for the 1st time and learned the world wasn't scary. I knew I didn't want to do it forever, but she didn't do well when we tried to wean her off.. until we started using CBD oil for her. It works even better without the side effects and only given as needed.
Now, she is still a nervous pup but no panic attacks in 3 years and she is so well behaved.. unless you leave a loaf of bread unattended on the counter😂
The outdoors is her happy place. So much so that she acts like an entirely different dog. We call it camping Zoe😂😂 Sometimes the best things are the most work💖💖
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