6 Ways To Calm Your Pet During Fireworks
School is out, vacations are beginning, and longer days and warmer weather are here. Can you believe we are almost halfway through the summer? That means it’s time to celebrate the Fourth of July! Whether you stay at home, by the pool, or travel to the beach, it’s impossible not to see the fireworks above in celebration of the Fourth of July.
As magical and beautiful fireworks may be, not everyone enjoys them. Many dogs fear fireworks due to the loud noises, bright lights, and unfamiliar sensations they produce. The loud bangs and booms can startle dogs and trigger anxiety or fear responses. You might not know of all the ways your pet is exhibiting anxiety. They may pant excessively, drool, tremble, pace, or seek hiding spots. They might even attempt to escape by digging, scratching doors, or jumping fences because of the loud noises. It’s a horrible sight to see from a dog owner. You want to keep your pet feeling safe and calm. We’re here to help.
Here are 6 ways to care for your pup on the Fourth of July.