How to Help your Pet Over-Come Car-Anxiety!

This week is an off-week in between starting my new series, but I didn't want to leave you hanging, so this week I posted a "quick-tip" showing how I help my pets with building Car-Confidence!  (don't miss any weekly pet tips by following on my youtube, or follow on IG / FB.)   Last week, we wrapped up our 12 weeks series on "Top Recommended Canned Cat Food Brands;" 

 pet car anxiety

If you have a pet who is nervous in the car, here are some steps to slowly building your pet's car-confidence:

- Walk them near the vehicle.
- Open door of vehicle and walk by.
- Have your pet sit in the car parked in driveway for 1 minute.
- Increase the time sitting in the car by 1 min per day up to 10 mins.
- Take your pet on a 1 minutes' drive.
- Increase the time of the car-ride by 1 min per day up to 10 minutes.  
- By this time your pet should be easily and comfortably riding for 10-minute periods and even enjoying this time spent with you. 

*Also check out our website for some great natural anxiety remedies like Bach Rescue Remedy, and Nerve Relax to help with really anxious travelers!  


Sincerely, your PetCoach

April Arguin  A.S., C.P.N., P.M.H.
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