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  1. High anxiety with fireworks, thunderstorms, and loud noises

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 10 year old Basset Hound. She has always been scared of thunderstorms and fireworks but she has gotten markedly worse the past 4 months. We used to walk around the block every night. One night a few months ago we were walking and she heard 2 loud pops, like gun shots. She immediately...
  2. Does your dog have firework phobia?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, My name is Emma Cotterill and I am currently studying in my final year of my Veterinary Nursing degree. I have chosen my dissertation topic based upon firework phobia in dogs. I am looking to find dog owners where there dogs suffer from firework phobia, including hiding or crying when...
  3. Fearful after 4th of July fireworks

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone, So yesterday, as my partner took our dog for her afternoon walk around the park, some people went into the park and fired some fireworks. Our dog has not shown any fear at home when fireworks were going on, so my partner thought it would be ok to take her for her walk...
  4. What to do when dog has panic attack outside home?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi guys, I need some ideas about what to do with situations like the following: Some days ago, me and my bf were walking our GSD mix dog with 10 months (28kg) at night, when he was starting to have a panic attack due to the sounds of fireworks. He started to feel afraid and then distanced away...