We have a little Carin Terrier, Toto. So fearful of thunder too. He weighs about 15 pounds so we give him half a Xanex tablet 0.25 mg = to 0.125 mg. He gets calmed down after 15-20 minutes. Our Vet suggested 0.25 mg but we were not comfortable with that dose. Gave half figuring we could add the other half if it did not work. He went to sleep easily later.
I AM NOT A VET. Toto's last episode sent him frantically climbing for higher places to get relief. Grabbed him in time so he would not hurt himself. The louder TV helps prevent the episodes at times..
Please let me know if you try the natural route. Will buy if it works for you.
Best of luck...know how stressful it can be here The Thunderstorm Jacket helps too. IChuckie
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