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Pets-Gazette: Helping dogs cope with fireworks and thunder

Pets-Gazette: Helping dogs cope with fireworks and thunder

Fourth of July fireworks and seasonal thunder can cause some dogs high distress, although I have had dogs that would sleep right through the biggest booms and not stir at all. I also have had pooches that would wake up on a loud clap, look around with a puzzled expression, then go right back to sleep. Many pets, though, are terrified. Here’s some advice on how to cope if your dog is a scaredy cat.