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Just wondering if the Rescue Remedy for humans is the same as the formula for dogs?

I've seen it for sale here (for pets) but it's the human version not the one branded for pets..and in a spray too. Would this be okay (this type and a spray)?

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I think the Rescue Remedy for pets has no alcohol. The people version does have alcohol. I gave the pet version to Casanova a few times. Sometimes he seems a little sleepy on it. Other times he seems the same.
 

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oh wow- thanks for letting me know. Okay, then I for sure won't buy the human kind for her, bisou doesn't touch the hard stuff.

(It does not surprise me that it's being sold in pet stores here though, that could be scary)
 

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I tried the RR for Naddie when she first came and had S?A and the thunderstorm phobia. It apparently was the human kind ( didn't know they had the pet-kind at the time).
It didn't seem to do her any harm but it didn't help her any either....think her phobias were just too intense. I even got her some "Ace" from the vet and only gave a very mild dose as I only wanted to take the 'edge' off so I could work with her...not put her 'out'. It also didn't make much impact on her. I just never went to the stronger dose. We simply took it slow and worked thru it for the most part.
However, having said that... I know many who swear by the RR and have had great luck with it.
Knowing what I know now I'd only use the one for pets.
 

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I have another flower essence for stress for pets from Perelandra and it is preserved in brandy. I have given it to Alex from time to time with no problem. A few drops won't harm them. Don't you put Rescue Remedy only on the skin, like inside the ear flaps ? In that case alcohol would not even matter.
 

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Maybe that's why they're selling the human kind here for pets then? They just don't have it available or haven't imported it?

Thank you everyone!
I've always used the human version, didn't even know that there was a pet version. I haven't used it much and haven't seen dramatic results but have never had bad results. When I have used it it's been because of stressed out rescue dogs who I've fostered but my own dogs have gotten it too because I put 3 or 4 drops into all the water bowls. If I had a really stressed out dog I would massage a couple of drops on each ear flap or on the soft belly skin by their back legs. Honestly, sometimes I think the massage as much as the RR helped the dogs to relax. I don't think there's enough alcohol in a couple of drops to really have an impact on our little ones.

For those of you who have phobic dogs or stressed out newcomers I have found that sitting on the floor with doggie on lap reading children's books in a monotone voice works very well. I buy kids books occasionally at yard sales and I'm sure everybody thinks I'm buying them for grandkids. If they only knew ...
 

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For those of you who have phobic dogs or stressed out newcomers I have found that sitting on the floor with doggie on lap reading children's books in a monotone voice works very well. I buy kids books occasionally at yard sales and I'm sure everybody thinks I'm buying them for grandkids. If they only knew ...
Great idea!! Thank you.
 

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I agree Mary, a massage works wonders! Harley is never stressed about anything, but he LOVES a massage ... and Miss D, who gets stressed at just about anything, will calm if I hold her firmly to me, and gently massage her neck & shoulders.
 
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