Many dogs suffer from anxiety however now even more dogs are developing anxiety. Anxiety can show up in different forms from destruction and barking to hiding, whining and trembling. Sometimes dogs will try to hide under beds, sofas or dark places.
Usually, anxiety is behavior that develops over the years and is more prone in the cooler months. Drastic changes to a dog's schedule can bring on anxiety, and let’s face it schedules change. Vets estimate 60% of anxiety cases in dogs go undetected, in many cases forcing owners to think their dog is acting out.
What ingredients help with dog anxiety?
When looking for foods for your dog it’s important that the food contains the amino acid L-tryptophan.
L-tryptophan derives from plants and animals. It can be found in most protein-rich foods. L-tryptophan naturally increases serotonin levels which in return creates happiness and boosting the feeling of euphoria
The infographic below shows you the anti-anxiety dog food ingredients you should check for when making treats or purchasing dog food.