Pheromones and Crazy Pets: The Lowdown via @sergeantspet

Sprays the area with pheromones, dealing 5 Beast damage every round to non-active enemy pets.
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A: Most of the research that's been published or presented at veterinary conferences has been done on Feliway (cat pheromones) and D.A.P. (Dog Appeasing Pheromone). In several studies -- most of which were funded by the products' maker -- both products were found to help soothe stressed pets in some circumstances.
Pheromones are species specific and no effect on other pets is to be expected.
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“Follow your nose.” Who is old enough to remember the famous cereal-selling toucan that said that? Of course one of the things our pets use their noses for is to smell, and this highly developed sense can pick up the chemical substance smells of what we refer to as pheromones. According to , these chemical substances are produced by an animal and serve as a stimulus to other individuals of the same species for one or more behavioral responses. For the first time ever, independent pet stores can carry the well-known pheromone products.
Photo provided by FlickrPet Health Central: For those who are not familiar, can you explain what pheromones are?
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Extracts The Pet's Pheromone so that it is not biologically triggered to re-soil in the same spot - STOPS the RE-SOILING CYCLE!Over the years, has been conducted on the effects of pheromone therapy on cats, puppies, fearful dogs and puppy mill dogs. For those who don’t know, puppy mill dogs are puppies purchased from pet stores. Researchers found pheromone therapy reduced stress, which then discouraged fighting between cats as well as prevented inappropriate urination in pets.The other pet stain and odor remover products are not capable of EXTRACTING the pet's Pheromone, which is what's needed to BREAK THE CYCLE OF RE-MARKING BEHAVIOR. Those cleaners can only remove stains and neutralize the odors that humans can smell. It's not possible to neutralize a Pheromone - It must be removed. Because these other cleaners do not EXTRACT the Pheromone, pets are still biologically triggered to mark in the same spot even if YOU can't see or smell it, because their Pheromone has been left behind during the cleaning process.As science prevails, we (the human race) have developed synthetic pheromones to mimic those same “calming” ones that canine and feline mothers produce. Guess what, these new synthetic pheromones are still recognized by our pets even in later years and they have similar effects. They help to calm our four-legged friends and reduce anxiety. Great idea, right? These pheromones are available in different forms including collars for sustained release and go where your pets go, such as (worn by the dog in the above photo) available for both dogs and cats. Couldn’t be more simple. These pheromones also come in diffuser forms where you can plug them in to an electrical socket and the pheromones are released into the surrounding area. A is also available for dogs and cats.Several of my dog training clients swear that pheromone therapy keeps their and stressful car rides. I also know many veterinary practices using pheromone therapy to keep pets calm during veterinary visits. So far, pheromone therapy for dogs looks pretty promising!It’s best to place wall diffusers in a commonly used room by family and pets, such as the living room or bedroom. That way, your dog is exposed to the pheromone scent, but it’s not directly in his or her face. One pheromone diffuser lasts about 30 days. What I’ve found super interesting is most clients are reminded to replace empty diffusers because their previously calm dogs begin acting anxious again. When they refill the diffuser, their dogs calm down again.