Maybe. Melatonin usage hasn’t been approved by the FDA for dogs, and more studies are needed to determine its safety in long-term use. However, it has been used to relieve insomnia, separation anxiety, reactivity to loud noises, and even hair loss in dogs. Consult your vet before giving melatonin to your dog.
If your dog takes melatonin, consult your vet about adjusting the dose or discontinuing usage if you notice these symptoms:
- Abdominal pain
- Increased heart rate
- Difficulty focusing
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