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Mitigating noise anxiety in dogs

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Zoetis has launched Sileo, an oromucosal gel containing the active ingredient dexmedetomidine hydrochloride, to help mitigate noise anxiety in dogs. It says that the product helps a dog calm down or remain calm yet fully functional in situations involving fear-eliciting sounds.

The company explains that the clinical effects of dexmedetomidine, a selective alpha-2 adrenoceptor agonist, are dose dependent and an anxiolytic effect …

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