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Photo Gallery of my Dog Sophie Wearing the Thundershirt

This therapeutic garment can be worn anytime, including during training

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The Thundershirt is used to reduce or eliminate noise phobias, separation anxiety, travel anxiety, crate anxiety and aid in general training. The thought is that the constant gentle pressure calms the nervous system, modeled after work by behaviorist Temple Grandin.

For mild to moderate cases of anxieties and noise phobias, it may help without the use of drugs. For severe cases, the Thundershirt should be part of a behavior modification program that may include DAP therapy and/or medication in addition to behavior therapy.

More About the Thundershirt: Thundershirt review.

This photo gallery is a "mini review" of the construction and fit of the Thundershirt for my dog Sophie. I have friends with thunderphobic dogs who are going to give the Thundershirt a try during the next thunderstorm.

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Sophie the Dog wearing the ThundershirtSophie the Dog wearing the ThundershirtThe "back" side of the Thundershirt, modeled by Sophie the DogSide two view - Sophie wearing the ThundershirtThundershirt closure part 1 © Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVMThundershirt Closeup #1Thundershirt Closure Closeup #2 © Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVMThundershirt Closeup #2
Sophie Yawns © Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVMSophie is comfy in the ThundershirtSophie lays down wearing the Thundershirt © Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVMSophie lays down wearing the ThundershirtLaying down with the Thundershirt on © Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVMLaying down with the Thundershirt on
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