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Sileo® (dexmedetomidine oromucosal gel) is the first FDA-approved treatment for dogs that suffer from a serious condition called noise aversion. It is prescribed by your veterinarian to help keep your dog calm when he or she hears scary noises.
It can have a negative impact on your dog’s life and take away from the special bond you’ve built with your best friend.
Imagine you opened your closet and a monster jumped out from the darkness. How would you react? That feeling is similar to what your dog can experience when hearing a loud noise. Your dog thinks he/she is in danger and reacts out of fear.
Your dog’s response to noise is like a person having a panic attack but with diﬀerent symptoms. Here are some of the signs of noise aversion and how commonly they are reported by dog owners like you5:
Data on File, 2016. Noise Aversion, Zoetis Inc. N=472 Dog Owners, N=454 General Practitioners.
Meet the “noise monsters”—sounds that can trigger fear and anxiety in dogs.
Sure, loud sounds like fireworks or thunder can strike fear in dogs. But did you know that everyday sounds around your home can cause a similar reaction? Noise monsters come in all shapes and sizes—it’s one of the reasons why they’re so scary.
Here are some of the sounds in and around your home that can frighten your dog:
See where they rank on the Scare Scale.
Your answers to questions about your dog’s reaction to everyday noises around the house are the first step in helping stop the “noise monsters.” If your dog is spooked by sound, share the results with your veterinarian and ask them if Sileo can help.
A simple, safe, and effective solution to noise aversion.
Sileo is a medicine prescribed by your veterinarian. It helps calm your dog when frightened by loud noises around your home without making them drowsy.
Sileo is different from other medicines:
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