Why Dogs Freak Out During A Thunderstorm and What You Can Do About It

Dogs freak out during a thunderstorm. This is a fact. But, why does this happen? As we head into 2021 and wish for spring to ‘hurry up and get here‘ most of us have stormy weather to look forward to. And, with storms come thunder. Let’s take a closer look at what causes dogs anxiety during thunderstorms. Signs To Look For When Dogs Freak Out During A Thunderstorm Ears back, tails down, eyes wide, panting, lip licking and yawning are the signs to look for. Terry Curtis, Clinical Behaviorist, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine But, there are also dogs that can have a panicked response to thunderstorms. These… Read More

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How to create a fear free dog on New Year's Eve - keeping the booms at bay! #dogearplugs #earplugsfordogs #fireworks

Tips For A Low Key New Year’s Eve Celebration For A Fear Free Dog

Even though this year (2020) has been a strange one, people are still planning for New Year’s Eve celebrations. Large gathering, city-supported fireworks are mostly cancelled. However, that doesn’t mean the closer-to-home booms won’t take place. Actually, they are much more likely. Because of this we thought it would be a good idea to give you some ideas for having a fear free dog this NYE. Tips For A Low Key New Year’s Eve Celebration For A Fear Free Dog Don’t Let Your Dog Outside Without very concrete plans, never let your dog outside on the evening of New Year’s Eve. It’s important that you have your day planned. Whatever… Read More

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