Anxiety & Stress at the Vet

Reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in your pet when bringing them to the clinic.

Make Vet Visits More Enjoyable for Your Pet

Making sure that you and your pet have a stress-free experience at Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic is one of our top priorities. We are so strongly committed to this approach that we recommend the below products to calm your pet.


ADAPTIL sends “comforting messages” to help puppies and dogs feel calm and relaxed in stressful situations


ThunderShirts have already helped millions of dogs and cats, and is proven to be over 80% effective in calming during fireworks, thunderstorms, vet visits, and more!

Rescue Remedy

Rescue Remedy® Pet is created with Dr. Edward Bach’s famous combination of 5 natural flower essences, hand-picked from his original gardens in the UK.

ElleVet Sciences CBD

ElleVet Sciences was created because we discovered a way to truly elevate the lives of animals and their owners by developing safe, effective hemp CBD + CBDA.

In a clinical trial at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, over 80% of participating dogs showed significant or dramatic improvement while using products from ElleVet Sciences. Some owners were moved to tears by their pet’s progress.

ElleVet’s CBD + CBDA dog chews are a customer favorite, and highly effective for joint discomfort, stress, itching, and cognitive issues. ElleVet chews are made with our proprietary blend of CBD +CBDA and organic ingredients. The chews are peanut butter flavored with great palatability. They contain Glucosamine and Chondroitin for added joint support.


Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic recommends the below medication to reduce stress and anxiety.


Trazodone has been used in the treatment of anxiety disorders, alone or in combination with other behavioral medications. The drug-enhanced behavioral calmness and reduced anxiety, thereby improving patient welfare with few side effects.


Alprazolam for dogs is considered safe when given under the strict supervision of a qualified veterinarian. In addition, alprazolam can be quite effective in calming dogs’ anxiety during thunderstorms and in a number of other stressful conditions that cause canine stress.


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.


Acepromazine is one of the most commonly used tranquilizers for dogs and cats. It decreases anxiety, causes central nervous system depression, and a drop in blood pressure and heart rate. It may be used in conjunction with atropine as a pre-operative medication for anxiety and for its antidysrhythmic effects.