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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Here's Why Dogs Are Afraid of Fireworks and How to Comfort Them

Does your pet go nuts at the sound of crackling sparklers and fireworks booms? They're not alone. More than any other time, the Fourth of July is the number one day for dogs to run away from home. Why? Because they're scared of fireworks. Here's why they are afraid and how you can comfort them next year. Why Are Dogs Afraid of Fireworks? For you, fireworks can be a great way to celebrate a holiday or big event. For Fido, it can be a traumatic experience. Here are a few reasons why. 1. Fireworks are loud. Compared to humans, dogs have a more acute sense of hearing. Fireworks are loud and a bit alarming for us. Now, imagine if your sense of sound was intensified. Scary, no? Dogs experience fireworks at a louder, more intense volume-so those booms, snaps, whistles, and pops are terrifying and instill a sense of fear in your best friend. 2. Fireworks are unexpected. Dogs also don't understand why fireworks happen. For one second, the ... read more