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Some 11% of UK dog owners turning to medication to help separation anxiety

Four in five (80%) have turned to methods to try and help their dog, with 17% of these spending over £100 on treatment for their dog’s anxiety

Some 11% of UK dog owners with a dog who experiences separation anxiety have turned to giving their pup supplements or medication to help manage the problem, according to a survey by Lovimals and YouGov that, among other things, “aims to ascertain the impact of the pandemic on our pets”.

Four in five (80%) have turned to methods to try and help their dog, with 17% of these spending over £100 on treatment for their dog’s anxiety – 4% on prescribed medication and 7% on anti-anxiety supplements.

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