Pheromones are natural chemical signals that are widely used for animal communication. When they are emitted by an individual, pheromones are then detected by others from the same species and this affects their behaviour.
A dog’s pheromone producing areas are: Facial area, foot pads, mammary region, anal area and the Urogenital.
Adaptil is a synthetic copy of the a calming pheromone. It mimics the pheromone that mother dogs emit after giving birth to help their puppies feel secure.
If your dog feels stressed because of loud noises, going to the vet, travelling by care, being home alone or any changes in their home environment, then the adaptil collar will help.
The adaptil collar helps in many situations, both indoors and outdoors.
The adaptil collar has 5% of DAP (dog appeasing pheromone)
The Adaptil collar can be used as soon as he or she is adopted
The collar will start working immediately upon being fitted. and will last for 4 weeks.
The Adaptil collar comes in two sizes - small and medium to large.
If your dog has behaviour issues or is stressful, yes, your vet will recommend using it.
Will relieve your dog’s anxiety
Prevents undesirable behaviour
Easy to use
Releases pheromones constantly.
Place a finger in the plastic loop situated on the inside of the collar close to the buckle
Using this loop, pull the thin plastic to uncoil the collar
Place over your dog's head and around the neck
Tighten the collar to fit snugly
You should be able to place no more than two fingers between the collar and dog’s skin
If your dog has long hair, part the hair to ensure that the collar is in close contact with the skin
Ensure the collar is fixed inside the buckle
Cut off the excess portion of the collar
Note regarding puppies: As the puppy grows, it’s important to regularly adjust the fit of the collar to make sure it’s not too tight.
The Adaptil Collar works on all breeds of dog, as long as it is fitted correctly.
The appeasing pheromone is released almost immediately. The collar will not work when it is wet -but diffuses again as soon as it’s dry.
If your dog wears another collar, it is important to ensure the Adaptil Collar stays in contact with skin. Do not attach a leash to the the Adaptil Collar.
Do not use the collar on dogs with skin lesions in the neck area.
Do not open the protective pouch until you are ready to use the product.