New Horizons Veterinary Behavior Solutions

300 Somonauk St.
Park Forest, IL 60466



Herbal or Natural Therapies



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CLICK the links below for Deer Run Handouts to learn about each therapy option:


What about Melatonin?  This natural hormone supplement just might have some anti-anxiety benefits. 

The "Peppermint Cure" for Noise Phobias Click to learn a novel approach to Storm Phobia treatment, we cannot promise this will work, but try it, you might like it!

Bach Flower Rescue Remedy.doc
  Although scientific evidence is lacking, many swear by this natural remedy.


Lavender Aromatherapy.doc The smell of Lavender may have calming benefit in the environment.


Try  TTouch Relaxation Therapy


How to Do the TTouch Consider T Touch, it is much more than massage to calm and relax your dog! Visit Linda Tellington-Jones website for more information


Seattle  a website with more information on TTouch by TTouch practitioner, Lori Stevens


Tellington TTouch for Dogs DVD  A great DVD Workshop for Improving Health, Behavior, and Performance


In mild to moderate Nosie Phobia cases, there are some new Herbal and Nutraceutical supplements that can be added to behavior and environmental modifications.  Ask your veterinarian if a natural supplement might be helpful for your dog.




Zylkene  is a nutritional supplement for both dogs and cats which contains a natural product, derived from casein, a protein in milk. It is a molecule well known to promote the relaxation of newborns after breastfeeding. This supplement is easy to give even to cats as the capsule contents can be mixed in moist food.



Zylkene Website



A veterinary clinical research study was recently published showing benefit from the amino acid L-Theanine or Suntheanine.  This amino acid is also found in green tea.  It available as a veterinary product called Anxitane.     


Anxitane Information Brochure

New Research: Managing Anxiety in Dogs  An article on the use of Anxitane for anxiety disorders in dogs.





Another herbal anti-anxiety option is Harmonease tablets.


For Other Methods of Treating Noise Phobias, Click the Links Below

Environmental Management

Behavior Modification


ADAPTIL OR DAP Pheromone Therapy

Body Wraps and Capes