It’s no secret that pet anxiety is rampant, and clients are seeking solutions to ease their dog’s or cat’s suffering.
But is this topic really worth your attention as a veterinary distributor rep? After all, you’re already super busy with a big list of products to discuss during your clinic visits.
The following information will help you decide.
First, let’s look at the main types of pet anxiety.
Separation anxiety: According to an AVMA Collections article, “Separation anxiety is one of the most common canine behavior problems and is diagnosed in 20% to 40% of dogs referred to animal behavior practices in North America.”
Noise anxiety: A Dogtime article notes that, “The estimates vary, but somewhere between 5 million and 15 million dogs suffer from noise anxiety severe enough for their owners to seek help.” This can include fireworks, thunderstorms, or even loud trucks rolling down the street.