Tag Archives: noise desensitization

Overcoming Thunderstorm Phobia

Posted on: August 22, 2013 - 8 Comments

Thunderstorm phobia is a relatively common problem for dogs, particularly for those that live in areas where stormy weather is commonplace. Whether fear of thunderstorms is elicited by a singular traumatic experience or prolonged exposure, the result is often highly distressing for dogs and owners. Without extensive behavioral therapy and management strategies, phobias become deeply ingrained and even harder to overcome.

10 Safety and Calming Tips for Dogs During Fireworks

Posted on: June 10, 2012 - 18 Comments

Fireworks can be fun for humans, but dogs don't have the same reaction.

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