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5 Flower Essences that Keep Pets Calm and Happy During the Holidays

Season's greetings to all pet lovers gearing up for the holiday season!

The holidays can be fun and festive…and stressful.

Not just for you, but for your animal companions, too.

Your pet may be thinking:

😾Who are all these people and why are they disturbing my routine?

🐱What’s up with Dad bringing a tree into the living room??

😿There’s a bounty of foods laid out on the tables, none of it I can have, apparently.

😿The entire family sure is leaving me alone a lot lately…

😺I love it when the kids come home, but why do they have to invade my space?

😾I’m glad I get to stay with the family, but why did we have to travel and stay in weird places?

😾If I have to listen to “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree” one more time…

As we dive into this festive but hectic time, it's crucial to consider the impact all this change has on our pets.

Let’s dive into the world of flower essences, a natural way to help both you and your pet navigate holiday stress with ease and joy.

Understanding Holiday Stress in Pets

The holiday season, with its flurry of activities, can be stressful for pets. Changes in their environment, loud noises, and an influx of strangers can lead to noticeable changes in their behavior.

keeping cats calm with flower essences

During the holiday season, dogs and cats may exhibit various outward signs of stress due to changes in their environment and routine.

In dogs, signs of stress can include

  • excessive barking or whining,

  • a noticeable increase or decrease in activity levels,

  • clinginess or shadowing their owners more than usual,

  • and changes in eating habits.

Some dogs might also show destructive behavior, like chewing on furniture or shoes, or have accidents inside the house.

Cats show stress by:

  • becoming more withdrawn, hiding more frequently or spending extended periods in isolated areas.

  • displaying changes in litter box habits,

  • increased grooming leading to bald spots,

  • or showing aggression towards humans and other pets.

Both dogs and cats could experience changes in sleep patterns, becoming either more lethargic or restless.

Recognizing these signs early is crucial in helping pets manage stress during the bustling holiday season.

The Magic of Flower Essences

Flower essences are a gentle, yet potent way to address these emotional imbalances.

Completely natural and free from harmful side effects, they are ideal for sensitive beings like our pets…and us humans, too!

Flower essences are unique in their approach to wellness, as they work by capturing the energetic imprint of specific flowers. This process involves imbuing water with the vibrational qualities of the flowers.

Use them on yourself and your pets and keep everyone in the happy holiday spirit!

When pets or people consume these essences, they receive the flower's energetic characteristics. This transfer of energy aims to balance emotional disturbances.

Each essence corresponds to specific emotional states. When matched correctly with a pet’s needs, it can harmoniously align their energy, providing a natural and effective way to soothe and stabilize their nerves.

This method is gentle yet profound, as it addresses the underlying emotional imbalances, promoting a sense of calm and well-being in pets during the potentially stressful holiday season, or as a safe way to maintain balance and harmony during everyday life.

Our Special Holiday Collection

We've carefully selected a range of flower essences to address the specific challenges of the holiday season:

keeping dogs calm with flower essences

Emergency Protection Essence: This essence is a godsend for pets and people who easily absorb others’ energies. It acts as a protective layer, especially useful during travel or in stressful social situations.

Perfect for use with animals who hide under the bed or shake when you have guests over.

Clearing Spray: Designed to cleanse new spaces like hotel rooms or family homes, this spray is perfect for setting a calm environment wherever you go.

Ideal for holiday travel, helping pets settle in new places.

Protection Spray: This essence creates a serene energetic space, shielding you and your pet from overwhelming holiday chaos.

Excellent for family gatherings that can get loud and merry. The Protection Spray helps keep pets calm and happy amidst the noise.

Bull Thistle or more aptly named “Freedom”: This essence is particularly helpful for pets who feel anxious about travel or confinement. It's also a great support for people feeling overwhelmed by family obligations.

Ideal for travel or extra crate time, helping pets stay relaxed.

Motherwort aka “Boundaries”: Ideal for pets that need to assert their space and for people dealing with tricky family dynamics. It helps in maintaining a sense of self and personal boundaries.

Great for territorial animals helping them be less aggressive towards guests.

Integrating Flower Essences into Your Routine

Using these essences is straightforward. For pets, add them to their water or apply directly to their fur or skin.

Humans can take a few drops under the tongue or in a drink.

There are no side effects or contra-indications for use.

Enhancing the Holiday Experience

These essences do more than alleviate stress – they strengthen the bond between you and your pet.

As you both navigate the holidays with greater calmness, you’ll find more moments to enjoy and fewer reasons to stress.

The holidays are meant to be a time of happiness and togetherness.

They say, “Happy wife, happy life.”

We say, “Happy cat and happy dog helps you avoid the holiday slog!”

By incorporating flower essences into your holiday routine, you’re setting the stage for a more peaceful, enjoyable experience for you and your pets.

Visit our store to discover these stress-free holiday essences and make “all is calm, all is bright” your new reality.

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