fireworks

Why are dogs scared of thunder?
Behaviour
Why are dogs scared of thunder?
Many dog owners will be well all too familiar with the distress caused to their dogs in response to loud, startling noises such as fireworks and thunder. Stormy nights and times of the year such as bonfire night and New…
November 28, 2021 • 31 shares
Why are dogs scared of crackling noises?
Behaviour
Why are dogs scared of crackling noises?
Unfortunately, fear of loud or unexpected noises is common in dogs. It’s well known that many dogs are scared of fireworks. It’s less well known that noise phobias can develop at any age, so don’t be surprised if your us…
October 21, 2021 • 54 shares
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Behaviour
Do "Scary Sounds" really work for dog firework fears?
Fireworks can be beautiful and exciting for some people. However, they are a cause of significant distress for a large percentage of pets; with an estimated 45% of dogs showing signs of fear when they hear fireworks. Str…
October 12, 2021 • 26 shares
Does Firework Fear really kill dogs?
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Does Firework Fear really kill dogs?
Another fireworks season has begun, and already we’re seeing reports of dogs being “scared to death” by fireworks. This isn’t an isolated incident either - every year similar reports surface (for example, in 2018, 2017…
November 5, 2019 • 1207 shares • 24 comments
Fireworks, Dogs and Cats: The ABC
Behaviour
Fireworks, Dogs and Cats: The ABC
November, November, the month to remember… ...but for too many of our dogs and cats, fireworks make it a month they want to forget! With Fireworks Season stretching from October to January nowadays, while it may be fun f…
October 18, 2019 • 37 shares
Behaviour
Fear of fireworks can affect cats as well as dogs: how do we know, and what can we do to help them?
In the veterinary blogging world, there are key seasonal topics that come up every year: hazards around the home at Christmas, chocolate poisoning at Easter, heat stroke in summer and, of course, the fear of fireworks at…
November 2, 2015 • 23 shares • 2 comments
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