Pete the Vet (Pete Wedderburn) talks about Thundershirts on Irish Breakfast Television
Thundershirt is the original pet compression shirt, from the USA to help dogs with anxiety and fear issues. The Thundershirt has been tried and tested over a number of years with incredible results. Click here to read the full results of a trial carried out with 1,999 anxious dogs in the USA. This trial showed that Thundershirt has over 80% sucess rate, much higher than conventional anxiety medication.The Thundershirt uses Tellington TTouch principles to apply gently constant pressure to the dog that creates a calming effect on most anxious, fearful, noise sensitive and over excited dogs. These thunder coats or vests have the most amazing calming effect on dogs. Thundershirts are used worldwide and are even being endorsed by vets, trainers, behaviourist and Tellington TTouch practitioners both sides of the Atlantic. The dog thunder shirt is not so much a full-on dog coat, but an anxiety wrap that is easy to put on by dog owners. In some cases they will work on cats too.