What are Pet Pheromone Diffusers?

Have you heard or seen of calming pet pheromone diffusers? Maybe a pheromone spray or collar?

You may have seen them as an option to buy for your home, or you could know because they are used at this clinic, or maybe the entire concept is completely new to you. Whatever your background, this blog will answer questions you may have about them.

What are Pheromones?

Pheromones are naturally released chemical substances that trigger a social response in members of the same species. They are capable of acting like hormones and impacting behavior.

What are Pet Pheromones Diffusers/Sprays?

Cat or dog pheromone diffusers spray different pheromones into the air that the animal will respond to in a certain way.

Sprays are essentially the same thing, but can be sprayed to something specific, like a fabric that your pet is wearing or close to.

The pheromones help them feel safe and secure, and can prevent unwanted behaviors.

Is it the Same as Essential Oils?

No! If you are using essential oils or any diffuser at home, use cation if you have pets. Some oils can be extremely harmful for your animals. If you have any questions about this, please ask us .

Fear Free Certification

To give your pet the best experience, we look for every opportunity to make them feel more comfortable and reduce as much stress as possible. That is why we pride ourselves on being Fear Free Certified . What does that mean when it comes to pheromones?

Pheromone diffusers that give a calming effect are used in all our rooms at the clinic. There are also pheromones sprayed bandanas for dogs, and towels for cats to help them feel as calm and comfortable as possible when they are on site with us.

Check it out for yourself, and book an appointment now .

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About Furever Family Veterinary Care Center

As an AAHA Accredited Veterinary Care Center, we care about your animals from nose-to-tail throughout their lifetime and have built our practice to support as much of your pet's needs here on site.

We have a deep love for every furry friend and know that they are part of your Family – and deserve to be treated that way.