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We're having a really bad thunderstorm this evening and Lacie is, of course, wearing her thundershirt.

This has helped her sooooooooooooooooo much, I just can't believe the difference it has made for my little girl. She used to be so terrified of the storms and would get very wild eyed and go crazy. Would try to hide under the bed or in the corner or wherever she could go to feel somewhat safe. She would shake uncontrollably and just be a wreck.

I've tried everything over the years -- calming drops, DPAs, rubbing fabric soften sheets on her, etc., etc. but NOTHING ever worked.

We got the Thundershirt earlier this year and I'm so happy to say that tonight was like we weren't even having a storm. She was calm and layed next to me with Tilly and Secret. She wasn't shaking at all and was totally normal. It was like we weren't even having a storm at all. :)

So, for any of you that have fluffs that are terrified of storms -- please give the thundershirt a try. I think you'll be very pleased with the results.

Also, Lacie has gotten better the longer we have used the Thundershirt. I'm just so happy for my little girl because I just felt so bad that I couldn't help her through the storms -- but we've found something that works. :chili::chili:
 

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I'm so glad it works, but what the heck is a thundershirt? can we have pics? I'm so curious!! :huh:

We're having a really bad thunderstorm this evening and Lacie is, of course, wearing her thundershirt.

This has helped her sooooooooooooooooo much, I just can't believe the difference it has made for my little girl. She used to be so terrified of the storms and would get very wild eyed and go crazy. Would try to hide under the bed or in the corner or wherever she could go to feel somewhat safe. She would shake uncontrollably and just be a wreck.

I've tried everything over the years -- calming drops, DPAs, rubbing fabric soften sheets on her, etc., etc. but NOTHING ever worked.

We got the Thundershirt earlier this year and I'm so happy to say that tonight was like we weren't even having a storm. She was calm and layed next to me with Tilly and Secret. She wasn't shaking at all and was totally normal. It was like we weren't even having a storm at all. :)

So, for any of you that have fluffs that are terrified of storms -- please give the thundershirt a try. I think you'll be very pleased with the results.

Also, Lacie has gotten better the longer we have used the Thundershirt. I'm just so happy for my little girl because I just felt so bad that I couldn't help her through the storms -- but we've found something that works. :chili::chili:
 

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Can I request someone post a pic of the thundershirt? I was just emailing w/Tami (tamizami) about these. What do they look like and where to order? I think Benny could benefit from one of these.

I'm so glad it helps Lacie "weather" the storms!
 

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I'm torn with the size. Benny's chest is about 13 1/2 and he is 7 lbs. But he has SO much hair. Don't know if I should get XXS or XS. How tiny are the XXS? Any suggestions?
 

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It helped CeeCee too! We used hers like week and she stayed calm and quiet. I hope it continues to help. It will be worth its weight in gold!:chili::chili::chili:
 

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Dianne -- Lacie has just gotten better and better with hers. It seems the longer we have it, the better she is with the storms. I hope that it continues to work for CeeCee. Last night's storm (which was pretty bad) didn't seem to phase her much at all. In the past, she would have been climbing the walls.

Tammy -- I hope you have good luck with it for Benny.
 

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i can't wait to get my thundershirt and my d.a.p. (dog appeasing pheromones) for stuart. i'm also going to try constructional aggression treatment with him with our trainer to see if that helps.

mine were in their first thunderstorm earlier this week and we all sat on the couch and watched and listened and cuddled. it seems they are just afraid of other dogs and some people.
 

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That's awesome Lynn!!!!:chili:

Dianne -- Lacie has just gotten better and better with hers. It seems the longer we have it, the better she is with the storms. I hope that it continues to work for CeeCee. Last night's storm (which was pretty bad) didn't seem to phase her much at all. In the past, she would have been climbing the walls.

Tammy -- I hope you have good luck with it for Benny.
 
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