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Dog Friendly Calming Candles? 5 key questions.   There are calming products for dogs on the market that can help calm anxiety which include, but are not limited to pheromone plug ins, canine aromatherapy, as well as items such as beds and vests.   Can candles calm dogs down? A recent study in a dog rescue showed that essential oils can relax dogs.1 One of the benefits of scented candles that use these oils is that they can be used in aromatherapy treatments.   Are scented candles OK for dogs? Yes, if the candles are formulated to be dog friendly. But...

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“Aromatherapy” is when essential oils are used to treat behavioural and physical problems. The holistic capabilities of Canine Aromatherapy have been in practice for years. Using the blend of the right essential oils can be naturally calming for both you and your dog.   Which essential oils can calm dogs?1 Oils that have been observed to be calming for dogs include, but are not limited to: Lavender can help an anxious animal relax. Bergamot can have an uplifting and balancing effect on the mind and body. Chamomile can ease inflammation relieve anxiety and tension. Sweet orange has a sedative, relaxing effect...

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Candles are wonderful to create a beautifully scented environment, but did you know, the wick, the wax, and the scent could affect your and your dog’s health? I had no idea until my dog had a persistent cough and our vet suggested I checked the fragrances in our home were dog friendly. So, I delved into looking into whether I had dog safe home fragrance and am here to share what I learnt! While the products at Anglian Dog Works are formulated to be dog safe, many scented candles, diffusers and air fresheners, such as plug-ins and aerosol types come...

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6 rules to remember One: Never leave a candle unattended. Two: Keep an open flame out of reach, away from drafts, flammable materials, and waggy tails to avoid the possibility of a fire hazard. Three: If you’re looking for a fragrant solution that doesn’t pose a fire hazard, you can choose one of our soy paw print wax melts and an electric wax heater. Four: Check the dog is not averse to the scent by taking off the lid and offering it to them to sniff and carefully observe. Five: Please remember dogs’ sense of smell is 40x stronger than humans; light in a...

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