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Many of you have read my article on weighted blankets, which is posted on a handful of different websites: https://wildninja.wordpress.com/2010/10/25/weighted-blankets/. In it I discussed the benefits of deep pressure stimulation, a concept pioneered by Dr. Temple Grandin.

A product for dogs called Thundershirt is using the same principle to calm anxious canines. Wrapping a dog in this snug-fitting vest with velcro closures is like holding them close in threatening situations.

http://www.thundershirt.com/ (more…)

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