DAP is now known as Adaptil. 

Adaptil contains Dog Appeasing Pheromone which is a substance produced by lactating dogs which comforts and reassures their puppies. It has been proven to have similar reassuring benefits to adult dogs when exposed to stressful situations.

How to use Adaptil will depend on the situation your dog is faced with and/or the behaviour they are exhibiting.

Adaptil can:

  • Help comfort dogs during car travel
  • Help promote learning during training classes
  • Help adult dogs and puppies settle in new homes
  • Help reduce stress-related behaviours in response to challenging situations (fireworks, Christmas, new baby etc.)

When the Adaptil collar is in snug contact with the dog's skin, the dog's body temperature warms the collar and encourages the diffusion of pheromones into the local environment. As a result, it is vital the Adaptil collar is in close contact with the dog's skin at all times.

Two sizes of collar are available for puppy/small dogs (fits neck up to 37.5cm) and medium/large dogs (fits neck up to 70cm). Each collar lasts 4 weeks and can be replaced as required.

It is vital the Adaptil, formally known as DAP, Collar is in close contact with the dogs skin at all times. Each collar lasts 4 weeks and can be replaced as required. How to fit an Adaptil DAP collar - Pass the loop through the end - Pass the loop over the head - Adjust to fit snugly and trim excess if necessary - Check the collar at regular intervals. It must remain close against the dog's neck.