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Sophie the dog  Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVMI recently tried out the DAP (Dog Appeasing Pheromone) calming collar for dogs on my own dog, Sophie. She loves people and is generally a calm, well-behaved dog. This photo is of Sophie on a regular day, before trying DAP. She is an easy-going dog. Except when there are loud noises. Then she is trembling, panting, whining and trying to hide in small spaces. We also deal with mild separation anxiety.

I wasn't sure DAP would work, but gave it a two week trial. Here is my review of the DAP dog collar.

Photo: Sophie the dog Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVM

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July 17, 2009 at 9:21 am
(1) Lucy Brett says:

The Dogs Trust ran a trial looking at kennel stress and the effect of DAP. They found it was so good they now fit one to every dog that comes in.


May 1, 2012 at 10:29 am
(2) Zoe says:

Kita our 4 year old Lab has always been fine with noises being leaves for while ect but not fireworks or thunder. Until now.. I had to go away for wrk for 5days n while away they had a thunderstorm.. Since then she trembles, panting, shaking n cries. Won’t go out for walks or go in garden.. Started the DAP collar today so fingers crossed.. Thx for ur advice on ur own dog..

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