Is your dog scared of loud noises?

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away. Will there be fireworks and celebrating in your neighborhood? If so, you may need to give your best friend some extra comfort. Why do some dogs get scared by loud noises like fireworks?  According to Dr. Nicholas Dodman, BvMS, DACVA, DACVB, from the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, “No one really knows. It may be because of something that does or does not happen during the first three-months of a dog’s life. Genetics may also play a role too.  Herding breeds (like the German Shepherd, Border Collie, and Pembroke Welsh Corgi to name a few) seem more prone and therefore may be… Read More

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