USING THE UNIVERSAL DESIGN METHOD WITH YOUR PETS
What does it mean to incorporate UDM with a pets life?
The same way humans get anxious when seeing the dentist – because we know what’s coming. That happens to pets too. Ways we can prepare them for what would normally be an anxious experience is by putting on calming music, putting lavender onto their paws, putting CBD oil into their water and other ways. I’m am certified in Dr.Becker’s Fear Free Method – a program designed to help pets live a less fearful and more relaxing life. If you’d like to know more about ways you can help your pet live fear free, give me a call or email me to get started.
How do you know if your pet is fearful?
Unlike humans, pets unfortunately do not display the same facial and verbal expressions that us humans do. However, they do display distinct body language that shows their fear or discomfort. Expressions such as:
- ears back
- constricted pupils
- their tail between their legs
- stiff body
- hair raised
- signs of aggression
- And others…