A Different Kind Of ‘Quack’ Is Helping This Goat With Anxiety Calm Down

Did you know that animals suffer from the same psychological disorders as humans? It’s true. We have heard of cases of dogs with depression, cats with OCD, and now a goat with anxiety. Yes, you read that right. Mental issues. Now, we’ve come a long way in the treatment of our four-footed friends. It used to be that vets had limited resources and even more restrictive technology at their disposal. Now, those furry felines and cool canines are living longer, more productive lives thanks to modern science.

Say Hello To Polly The Goat



Polly Loves To Get Her Duck On



But in the case of our nervous goat, it was not a team of crack medical experts who solved the problem. No, in fact, it was a caring and concerned owner and a trip to a local retail store. You see, Polly was a rescue. She came to Leanne Lauricella blind, in distress, and completely stressed out. When she couldn’t locate her new human, the goat would go into a fit. It would run around frantically and start braying, and when things got too bad, the animal would head for a corner and start suckling on the walls. Lauricella knew she had to do something.

The Costume Helps Relieve Her Anxiety



Enter her local Marshalls and one of the most unusual calming devices in the history of animal psychiatry. Indeed, when Lauricella found this duck outfit, she thought of Polly and when the goat put it on, something magical occurred. According to her owner, “There’s something about that duck costume that calms her. She goes into a little trance. She just closes her eyes and she’s out.” But there is more to it than that.

Other Outfits Help As Well



But The Duck Rules This Particular Roost



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