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Pit Bull Extremely Fearful of Thunderstorms and Fireworks

My 8-year-old pitbull Nala started to become extremely fearful of thunderstorms and fireworks a few years ago. Every summer after the first few storms and fireworks happen she turns into a nervous dog. She doesn’t want to go out past 6 pm. She is constantly looking around “waiting” for something to happen. She starts shaking …

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Calming Your Dog’s Anxiety During Thunderstorms and Fireworks

A lot of dogs suffer from anxiety during thunderstorms and when there are fireworks. I’ve written about it frequently. There was an article recently in Science Daily on the topic as well. Here’s an excerpt and a link to the complete article. “Dog owners everywhere feel a pang of anxiety as the Fourth of July …

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Dog Anxiety and Fear of Thunderstorms

Dog Anxiety often occurs during or even before thunderstorms Thunderstorms can create low to high dog anxiety. There are a variety of different things to try to help reduce thunderstorm related fear. I have a very high quality downloadable soundtrack of thunderstorms that should be used as part of your strategy to desensitize your dog. Initially …

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More Dog Anxiety – Thunder

Hi John. My dog does not like thunderstorms. I don’t know if you can help me or not but I am at my wits end. His anxiety is through the roof. Lisa Dear Lisa, Thunder phobic dogs often have specific characteristics and other distressing symptoms. In addition to their anxiousness as a result of the …

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Dog Anxiety Due to Thunder and Fireworks

What advice do you have to help with dog anxiety due to thunder & fireworks? Sam is a 5-year-old Labrador Retriever/Rottweiler X female. If she hears these sounds in the house she immediately hides in the basement. If she hears it while we are already walking outside she wants to run home. She has even …

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