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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