What are pheromones used for?

Pheromones are fascinating!

Pheromones are released from one animal and, when detected by another animal of the same species, have a significant effect on the behaviour of that receiving animal.

What’s even more interesting is that pheromones are able to be reproduced synthetically. That means, for pets with behavioural problems, the correct and wise use of pheromones can be one of the easiest ways to remedy unwanted behaviours.

Pheromones are a side-effect-free way to calm pets that are anxious or that need settling into a new home.

For cats, Feliway is often used for:-

There are many other uses and applications but they do need to be used correctly for maximum benefit.