I like to take the collar off my dog's neck when at home, to keep the pressure off her medulla oblongata/vagus nerve connection. I also give her a gentle massage of the area, similar to NAT we do for people.
The importance of the vagus nerve can't be overemphasized, as "The vagus nerve (// vay-gəs), historically cited as the pneumogastric nerve, is the tenth cranial nerve orCN X, and interfaces with parasympathetic control of the heart, lungs and digestive tract.
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