@drboazman reveals how he treats Millie for her STORM NOISE PHOBIA !
Millie wants to spread the word about SILEO & how it CALMS her FEAR, ANXIETY, & STRESS !
The fear & anxiety with noise is called noise sensitivity, anxiety or phobia, depending upon the types & severity of clinical signs.
Although noise aversion is common PET PARENTS often DON’T SEEK HELP from their vet
A U.S. based study reported that 40% of pet parents seek treatment from their vet & 20% look for solutions on their own. The remaining 40% of dog suffering from noise aversion do not receive any treatment. One reason may be that pet parents recognize their dog overreacts to noise, but don’t recognize that these behaviors are a demonstration of fear.
Fear of noises is a normal adaptive response to a real threat, resulting in behavioral & physiological survival responses that drive the dog to seek shelter or otherwise avoid the imminent danger. However, when the fearful response to noise is persistent, exaggerated in intensity & duration & results in what appears to be an anxiety attack, this is not normal. Additionally, if left untreated, noise aversion can progress, resulting in an increased intensity of signs, aversion to other types of noises and/or development of other types of anxiety.
Canine noise aversion is an animal welfare issue that impacts the human-animal bond. Yet, historically, treatment has typically been inadequate or ineffective.
SILEO® (dexmedetomidine oromucosal gel) is an oromucosal gel formulation of dexmedetomidine hydrochloride.
Sileo is provided in a 3 mL syringe at a concentration of 0.1 mg/mL & is administered between the cheek & gum, allowing for transmucosal absorption.
Because SILEO® is formulated to provide a low dose of dexmedetomidine, the dog remains calm during the noise event, yet fully functional, & is able to interact normally with the family.
By effectively treating noise aversion, Sileo reduces the dog’s suffering & distress &, subsequently, the pet owner’s stress, helping to preserve the human animal bond.