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DIY Anxiety Spray for Dogs

DIY Anxiety Spray for Dogs

Does your dog get the blues when you leave him home alone?  This DIY Anxiety Spray for Dogs is perfect to help them relax while you are out of the house.  This essential oil blend works wonders when you take a vacation or are gone for an extended period of time and your dog is left feeling anxious.

DIY Anxiety Spray for Dogs

You can create this highly diluted DIY Anxiety Spray for Dogs to mist on their fur.  Also great to add to their pet bed, toys or even diffuse in the home while you are gone.  Another option for keeping your dog calm is to add a couple of drops of the anxiety blend to the back of your dog's collar.  By adding to the back of their collar there is no risk in them being able to lick or consume the essential oils.

Dogs are extremely sensitive to essential oils so you must always dilute well before use or diffuse.  Never add essential oils directly to their skin.  Don't miss our DIY Dry Shampoo for Dogs recipe!

DIY Anxiety Spray for Dogs
  1. Add water and one drop of each of the three essential oils for anxiety into a glass spray bottle.
  2. Shake well before each use.
  3. Mist your dog's back, their toys, their bedding and/or diffuse in the home while you are away.
Anxiety Dog Collar:

Add 2 drops of the Frankincense, Lavender and Vetiver blend directly to the back of your dog's collar.

Safety & Contraindications

Are you sure you're using essential oils safely and effectively? Are you confused by dilutions and conversions?

 Let me help take out the guesswork and download my FREE roller bottle guide HERE.

Essential Oil Roller Bottle Dilution Guide

When it comes to drug interactions and contraindications, there are literally textbooks devoted to the study of essential oil safety and, as a trained researcher and doctor, I think it’s important to note that there is virtually no research out there discussing how essential oils interact with drugs in human clinical trials. This means that essential oil safety is still a wild frontier in the science community and no one really knows (for certain) how essential oils will interact with drugs or your body.

Nonetheless, properly diluting your essential oils is fundamental to safety and effectiveness because they are highly concentrated plant compounds. To help you along your journey, I have a created an easy-to-use dilution guide that you can download for FREE to make sure that all of your topical applications are safe and effective for the entire family. 

CLICK HERE to download my free EO Roller Bottle Dilution Chart! 

As with as medicine and natural therapies, this is only a guide and be sure to discontinue use if any adverse reactions occur and consult your physician immediately.


This post currently has 7 comments.

  1. Rebecca
    February 21, 2017

    Does it have to be a glass spray bottle?
    Will this work if your dog has super long hair or will I have to spray on a specific location?

    • Dr. Z
      February 24, 2017

      Glass is best, but not absolutely necessary. The problem with cheap plastic bottles is that they have the tendency to leech out chemicals – especially when they come in contact with EOs.

      Yes, it should. Hair length won’t have an impact as long as they can smell the oil, which is used to help calm the mind and body.

      Keep us post to how it works!

  2. Marie
    August 13, 2016

    Hi, can I use something else than vetiver, maybe some of the other EO’s that are great for anxiety? And how come you use frankinsence?

    Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge! 😀


    • Marie
      August 13, 2016

      Btw, it is for a horse 😉

    • Customer Support
      August 15, 2016


      Every body is going to respond differently to different oils. That’s why we always recommend multiples to try. If you do not have, or like, vetiver, try one of the others!

      Personally, I find frankincense to be a very grounding oil with a calming woodsy scent. I love it!

      Customer Service

  3. TraTraceycey Battle
    July 5, 2016

    Sorry meant ‘CAME’ late.

  4. Tracey Battle
    July 5, 2016

    This can late as I’ve lost my furry baby, that would have benefited from this. But thanks for future reference.


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