Thunder

Pit Bull Extremely Fearful of Thunderstorms and Fireworks

– Posted in: By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Fear and Anxiety, Fireworks, Newsletters, Pitbull (Pit Bull), Pitbull (Pit Bull) X/cross, Thunder
fear of thunderstorm 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 [...]

Calming Your Dog’s Anxiety During Thunderstorms and Fireworks

– Posted in: Fear, Fear and Anxiety, Fireworks, Newsletters, Thunder

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 [...]

Jealous Great Dane

– Posted in: Aggression, By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Fear, Fear and Anxiety, Great Dane, Sounds, Thunder, Thunder Fireworks Gunfire Hot Air Balloons

I have a 4 months old jealous great dane. At home he’s great but can be a little timid. I had him to puppy training to learn some simple tricks and try and socialize him. Now he has some jealousy issues when other dogs are around and is starting to growl at men who come [...]

Dog Is Scared of Thunder Maybe But Very Very Smart

– Posted in: By Problem, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Fear, Fear and Anxiety, Sounds, Thunder, Thunder Fireworks Gunfire Hot Air Balloons

My dog is scared of thunder. She is a 5-year-old Border CollieX that hides under the bed when the weather gets bad. I came home from work last Wednesday, and called for her. The weather had been bad, so I gave her a few seconds to get out from under the bed; I called, and [...]

Dog Scared of Hot Air Balloons and Is Afraid to Go For Walks

– Posted in: By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Fear, Fear and Anxiety, Newsletters, Sounds, Thunder, Thunder Fireworks Gunfire Hot Air Balloons

Fear of Balloons Hi John: Our dog was frightened by  hot air balloons flying very low. However, two weeks ago whilst out on a walk she came practically face-to-face with a balloon about to take off and since then I can only describe her behaviour as verging on paranoid. The situation is now rapidly deteriorating.  Over [...]

Border Collie Cross that Fears Thunder Storms

– Posted in: By Problem, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Fear, Fear and Anxiety, Sounds, Thunder, Thunder Fireworks Gunfire Hot Air Balloons

Hi John I have a 5-year-old Border CollieX that hides under the bed when it thunder and storms. I came home from work last Wednesday, and called for her. The weather had been bad, so I gave her a few seconds to get out from under the bed; I called, and called, but no Shelby. [...]