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Bang! Bang! Helping your Dog Manage Noise Phobia

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Fear of noises is a very common and real problem for dogs. When a dog is exposed to certain noises, such as sirens, smoke alarms, fireworks, kettle whistles and vacuum cleaners, a dog with a noise phobia may pant or salivate excessively, tremble, or run and hide from fear. There are a number of steps one can take to combat noise phobias, including desensitization and counterconditioning. Learn here what you can do to help your pet manage his fear of noises.