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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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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