Thunderstorm And Fireworks Anxiety In Pets: Helping Them Cope

WelsNat_iStock_000071875971_LargeAs thunderstorm season and the 4th Of July approach, many pet owners know what to expect; a season dealing with a trembling, anxious, possibly destructive pet that is trying desperately to escape the noise and confusion that the summer months bring. Thunderstorm and fireworks anxiety is very common among pets, and for some it can be severe enough to turn into a real phobia.

Since we can’t completely remove our pets from exposure to loud noises, it’s important that we understand how to minimize their anxiety and keep them as calm as possible.