Tag Archives: fireworks

Fourth of July and Fireworks

Posted on: June 18, 2018 - No Comments

It’s not that dogs aren’t patriotic, but many dogs, and also some cats are terrified of the loud and sudden bangs we call fireworks. It’s actually adaptive to be hard-wired to be afraid of sudden loud sounds. We jump at such surprising sounds, and we might also run the other way or hide if we Read More

JUNE 2015 | BOOM! LET’S TALK DOGS & FIREWORKS

Posted on: June 28, 2015 - No Comments

Click here to read the June 2015 Edition of the Positively Newsletter.

Does Your Dog Really Love That Activity?

Posted on: June 19, 2015 - 9 Comments

There is perhaps no greater experience than participating in an activity with your dog that satisfies you both. The bonding experience created is unparalleled.

Dealing With Fireworks Anxiety

Posted on: July 1, 2011 - 41 Comments

Here comes the big one! I get tons of emails from people asking how to deal with dogs (and cats) that are terrified of fireworks, especially near the 4th of July.  Like early November in the UK (Guy Fawkes Night) and New Year’s Eve everywhere, Independence Day can be a fantastic time for us humans, Read More

Fireworks are not only for the 5th November (sadly!)

Posted on: December 2, 2010 - 3 Comments

After another long strung out period of loud bangs, fireworks night has thankfully been and gone for another year, but not before it affected many of our household pets.  Standby for one of my soapbox moments; Fireworks(or Guy Fawkes) Night seems to be developing into Fireworks Fortnight, as the celebrations begin a week early and Read More