Exploring Natural Calming Remedies for Dogs: A Gentle Approach to Canine Anxiety

Exploring Natural Calming Remedies for Dogs: A Gentle Approach to Canine Anxiety

Hey PetPaxers, we are excited to share another blog post with you as many customers ask about natural remedies and what’s available out there! For pet owners seeking gentle and natural solutions to help their dogs manage anxiety and stress, a variety of natural calming remedies are available. From herbal supplements to aromatherapy, these holistic approaches aim to promote relaxation and well-being without the use of harsh chemicals or sedatives. In this article, we'll explore some of the most popular natural calming remedies for dogs and their potential benefits.

Herbal Supplements:

  • Herbal supplements containing ingredients such as chamomile, valerian root, passionflower, and lemon balm are commonly used to promote relaxation in dogs. These herbs are believed to have mild sedative effects and can help calm anxious dogs without causing drowsiness or lethargy. Luckily for you, our ZenMelts use chamomile, melatonin, L-theanine and tryptophan, so you know that we have used the bets calming products for your pup! Shop ZenMelts to help your pup! 

CBD (Cannabidiol):

  • Derived from hemp plants, CBD has gained popularity for its potential to reduce anxiety and stress in both humans and pets. CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system in the body, which plays a role in regulating mood, stress response, and relaxation. CBD products for dogs come in various forms, including oils, treats, and capsules. Some Vets have told us that research on CBD for pets is pretty inconclusive and that it either works or it doesn’t. Plus, with CBD being pretty expensive, it can be a big waste of money for many pet pawrents. That’s why we turned to tried and tested natural elements for our Melts.


  • L-Theanine is an amino acid found naturally in green tea that has been shown to promote relaxation and reduce anxiety in dogs. It works by increasing levels of neurotransmitters associated with calmness, such as serotonin and dopamine. L-Theanine supplements for dogs are available in chewable or powder form. It just so happens that we use L-theanine in our ZenMelts that work to quickly alleviate your dogs stress, so that they (and you!) can enjoy your days and leave the stress and anxiety behind.


  • Aromatherapy involves the use of essential oils derived from plants to promote relaxation and reduce stress. Lavender, chamomile, and bergamot are among the essential oils commonly used to calm anxious dogs. These oils can be diffused in the air, applied to a dog's bedding, or diluted and applied topically (with caution) under the guidance of a veterinarian.

Natural calming remedies offer pet owners a gentle and holistic approach to helping their dogs manage anxiety and stress. Whether it's herbal supplements like our ZenMelts, CBD products, aromatherapy, or pheromone therapy, there are plenty of options to explore for your fur baby. However, it's essential to consult with your veterinarian before starting any new treatment regimen for your dog, especially if they have underlying health conditions or are taking medications. With the right approach and guidance, you can help your furry friend find peace and relaxation naturally. Give ZenMelts a try for your own pup today by using our special code for our blog readers: PPCBLOG10 to get a sweet little discount on your next purchase!

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