13 Ways To Remove The Fear And Anxiety From Your Dog’s Veterinary Visits

1. Call ahead.

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2. Give Your Dog A Practice Exam At Home.

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3. Practice basic commands

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4. Visit The Office Frequently, Just To Say Hi!

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5.  Try A Pheromone Spray In The Car And Exam Room.

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6. Wait outside, or in the car.

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7.  Book the first appointment in the morning, or the first appointment right after lunch.

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8. Bring backup.

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9. Skip breakfast or feed them bland food.

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10. Bring along a favorite treat or toy.

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11. Consider having a trainer accompany you.

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12. Be sure to stay calm yourself.

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13.  Just say yes to drugs

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