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New Year's Fireworks - Tips for Coping

By December 31, 2013

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Micro Fireworks by Pixel Addict on FlickrHow dogs and cats react to loud noises varies widely. Some animals seem unaffected, others will jump through glass windows in terror.

For animals that are afraid of the loud noises caused by fireworks and thunder, they can't help it, and the effect often multiplies if left untreated. What works for one pet may not work for another.

Loud Noise Help
Here are some tips to cope with loud noise phobias. For extreme cases, please see your veterinarian - there are safe and effective medications to help with loud noise phobias.

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Photo: Micro Fireworks by Pixel Addict on Flickr


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