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Vetoquinol Zylkene Behavior Support Capsules Medium Dog Supplement 225 mg

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Help keep your furry friend calm during stressful times with the Vetoquinol Zylkene Behavior Support Capsules Medium Dog Supplement 225 mg. The non-drowsy formula uses alpha-casozepine, a natural ingredient found in cow’s milk, to help balance the stress reactions of dogs safely and with no tranquilizing or sedating effects. Milk-sourced alpha-casozepine is known to promote relaxation in babies, and it works in a similar way for your pal, giving him a sense of comfort and contentment to help him cope with stress or adapt to new situations. It’s perfect for most doggie stressors like loud noises, visits to the vet or groomer, as well as unfamiliar people and places. Plus, it’s free of lactose and preservatives, making it ideal for sensitive doggies’ tummies.

Key Benefits
  • The only veterinary supplement formulated with alpha-casozepine, a natural ingredient from cow’s milk with calming properties to help relax dogs.
  • Non-drowsy formula provides a sense of calm and contentment without tranquilizing or sedating your dog.
  • Perfect to use before or during stressful situations, including moving, adapting to new people or new places, traveling, vet visits, and for behavior training.
  • Free of lactose and preservatives, so it’s ideal for dogs with sensitive tummies; used by veterinarians and dog behaviorists worldwide.
  • Formula comes in 225 mg capsules that can be given by mouth, or opened and mixed with a meal.

This product is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only. Consult your veterinarian before giving your pet Zylkene. Follow the recommended administration on the package, unless otherwise instructed by your veterinarian.

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  • Item Number
    93444
  • Brand

    Vet Solutions

  • Breed Size

    Medium Breeds

  • Food Form

    Supplement

  • Lifestage

    Adult, Senior, Puppy

  • Made in

    United States

  • Product Form

    Capsule

Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Dried Hydrolysed Casein, Maltodextrin, Magnesium Stearate.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 67.0% min
Crude Fiber 0.0% max
Moisture 5.0% max
Ash 14.0% max
Feeding Instructions
Weight Daily Feeding
22 - 32 lbs 1 Capsule
33 - 65 lbs 2 Capsules
  • Zylkene capsules can be administered once daily, whole or opened (mix the powder with a meal or with a treat).
  • Short-term use: Use Zylkene for 1 - 2 days before a planned event or change in environment. Some animals may need earlier administration (5 - 7 days).
  • Store at controlled room temperature. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Close securely after use.
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The Best Choice for Less Pet Stress

Zylkene is a pet parent's trusted solution for times when your cat or dog is feeling stressed. Furry family members are delicate creatures when faced with frightening, unsettling or unpredictable situations or changes in their environment. This innovative behavior supplement helps kitties and pups relax and increases their ability to cope with environmental upsets. A calmer pet leads to a less anxious pet parent and a more tranquil household.

The Best Choice for Less Pet Stress
Take Away the Furry Worries

Take Away the Furry Worries

Even the most easy-going pets can easily become a bundle of nerves in stressful situations. It's pretty common for both cats and dogs to respond to changes with anxiety, but Zylkene offers a way to balance your pet's mood and help them maintain a normal, relaxed disposition.

Some common causes of pet anxiety:

Travel

Travel

Loud Noises

Loud Noises

New Baby

New Baby

Fireworks

Fireworks

New Home

New Home

Vet Visit

Vet Visit

Look for the Signs

Animals can't tell us when they feel upset, but they can show us in many different ways. Keep an eye on them and look for the telltale signs that they might be distressed. These include sleep pattern changes, more or less social interaction with people or animals, reduced play, hiding, weight loss or gain, withdrawal, barking and howling incessantly or more than usual, repetitive and excessive licking or over-grooming, house soiling, or trying to run away.

Look for the Signs
Just Mix and Serve for Gentle Relief

Just Mix and Serve for Gentle Relief

Zylkene is easy to administer to your pet whenever you're expecting an event like upcoming holidays, visits or vet trips. It comes in capsule form, and you can give it whole or break it open to mix with meals or treats. You only need to give it once daily, starting a few days before the event to bring calming relief.

A Safe Alternative to Sedatives

This supplement is ideal for pet parents who are looking for an alternative to overpowering medications. Zylkene won't cause sedation or drowsiness or cause your pets to be less alert. The main ingredient is a natural, bovine-sourced milk protein called casein. It's the same protein found in mother's milk that has a soothing effect on pups and kitties.

A Safe Alternative to Sedatives
About Vetoquinol

About Vetoquinol

Vetoquinol is a family-owned company devoted exclusively to finding innovative solutions for animal health issues. They've shown more than 80 years of dedication, researching everything from oral hygiene to urinary and kidney health to create products that are effective and safe for the pets you love and care about. Founded in 1933 with an expertise in pet pain management and veterinary resources, Vetoquinol has gained the continued trust of pet parents and vets worldwide.

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Customer Reviews
39 Reviews 39 Reviews 4.2 out of 5 Stars

87% Recommend

87% of reviewersrecommend this product

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  • Works well for anxiety but expensive

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    We have five dogs. One is our lil mob boss, very much a lil bully and is aggressive. We love her but the aggression is a bit of a problem. This product works to calm her down. However just one makes her eyes look soooo stoned. I doubt if feels good to her. Idk. I don’t use often and I do sprinkle on her food. I’ve tried to sprinkler less from capsule but it’s hard to do. Product is expensive. I won’t be able to use consistently.

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  • Great Product - Great Results

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    My vet recommended Zylkene Behavior Support Capsules for one of my pups that is very hyper/ocd. Once I started giving her this supplement I have seen a noticeable difference in her - she no longer chases her tails obsessively (this behavior has been linked to OCD) - she is much calmer and I am extremely pleased with the results. I ordered from Chewy as I had used them for my packs food and they are always prompt and extremely professional.

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  • Apparently safe and surprisingly effective

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    I was skeptical that a supplement could be safe AND effective (or even effective). This appears to have no adverse effects as far as I have read. It actually IS effective in taking the “edge” off of general anxiety in my small dog. I don’t give it to her daily but save it for anticipated anxiety provoking situations. I once used an over the counter anti-anxiety supplement for a dog and it caused severe side effects. Zylkene is different. I feel that Zylkene is a safe alternative and happy that my vet recommended it.

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  • It’s Worth A Try

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    Happy to report that Zylkene actually helps. I have a very anxious and nervous senior dog. This product helps take the edge off. I give 1 each morning but it takes a couple of weeks to see the difference. Definitely worth trying.

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  • Surprisingly dog is calmer

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    Our dog was scared of the new cockatiel. He had been used to a parrot, but this bird made him stop eating, refuse to come in from the backyard and generally tremble in the bird's presence. After taking these capsules for a week in combination with a calming collar, he is back to normal. He ignores the bird even if he walks right past the cage. I ordered more of them to keep him calm during the transition. I am hoping to be able to stop them completely after 6 weeks of use. We will see.

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  • Worst flight of my life!

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    Gave this to my dog as directed for our flight from Baltimore to Texas. It didn’t seem to have any effect on her at first, we have flown several times before and she has been mostly fine but I wanted to be on the safe side since so many dogs are on planes now. But when we got on the plane, when I needed it the most she freaked out and ran under 6 rows of seats. I’ll stick to Benadryl —total nightmare!

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  • Best non-sedative calmer I have used yet!

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    I have tried so many calming aides for my 13 year old dog and she has only been getting worse. She destroys things if we aren’t here and she gets triggered and has hurt herself in the past. She still did some minor damage when we left for vacation last month, but nothing compared to what she has done in the past and the Dog Sitter and I were able to find a comfort space for her to help with daily doses of this. I highly recommend it.

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  • Correct dose makes the difference

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    I originally purchased the 75mg capsules for two of our cats, one who suddenly started spraying and the other who had become aggressive towards the other cats. I went through the entire bottle, dosing each cat with 75 mg/day with no real results. During a visit to the vet, she sang the praises of Zylkene, so I decided to take another look. It was then that I realized that I was dosing too low. All of our cats are over 10 pounds, which means they need more than 75 mg/day. So, I bought the 225 mg capsules and split them between the two (about 112 mg/each) and definitely saw some improvement. I have since tried Zylkene on our girl who had been hiding under the sofa for a week and peeing outside I originally purchased the 75mg capsules for two of our cats, one who suddenly started spraying and the other who had become aggressive towards the other cats. I went through the entire bottle, dosing each cat with 75 mg/day with no real results. During a visit to the vet, she sang the praises of Zylkene, so I decided to take another look. It was then that I realized that I was dosing too low. All of our cats are over 10 pounds, which means they need more than 75 mg/day. So, I bought the 225 mg capsules and split them between the two (about 112 mg/each) and definitely saw some improvement. I have since tried Zylkene on our girl who had been hiding under the sofa for a week and peeing outside the litter box; she is now sequestered in a spare bedroom where she can regain her composure and is currently taking the recommended 150 mg/day; however, an initial 2-day dosing of 225 mg/day made her a "new" cat. She is calm, affectionate, purring, using the litter box all the time, and actually sleeping next to me at night. (I'm sleeping in the spare room with her while she gets her mojo back; we'll slowly re-introduce her back into the general population once we are fairly certain that everyone has calmed down). I agree with the other reviewers who note that this product is pricey. That's why I initially split the 225 mg capsule, rather than giving them each two 75 mg capsules per day (at that rate, if I want to dose all 3 cats, a 30-capsule 75 mg bottle lasts only 5 days). I have since found it a little less expensive to buy the 450 mg capsules and just split one capsule between the 3 cats so that they each get the recommended 150 mg. It's still over $50 per month, but I'm hoping that at some point I can reduce the dose to 150 mg every other day and then, hopefully, less and less until they're all back to normal. So, 1) make sure you're using the correct dose for your cat's weight; if your cat is over 10 pounds, use the recommended dose of 150 mg (it doesn't say that on the bottle, but it does on the web site), and 2) give it some time; while this worked quickly for our girl cat, it took about a week before it really took effect on the male cats. … more

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  • recommended by my animal behaviorist

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    This supplement was recommended by my behaviorist who is a graduate of Cornell in animal behavior. My dog is has been medically diagnosed with anxiety and this supplement really helped. I could see the change the same day as the supplement does not have a load up period and acts right away. I was pleasantly surprised and happy I have this option.

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  • Works over time

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    I give this to both of my dogs for anxiety. This stuff does work but you have to be consistent and give it time to build in the system.

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