Fireworks – noise phobia

October 6, 2021

Every year the firework season creates heated debate between those who own animals and those who don’t.  This is particularly so for those owners whose animal is reactive to the noises fireworks create.

Whatever your opinion, it is a fact that for some animals the firework season is a terrifying time.  This creates stress for owners as it’s just so heartbreaking to see their pet in distress.

Although it’s accepted that we want to enjoy our lives, we should still make sure that we are doing everything we can to make the lives of the animals we have living with us as #fearfree as possible.

A full, noise desensitising programme is what we would recommend.  It requires time, patience and understanding. A programme should also begin early in the year to provide the time needed as rushing the programme won’t have the desired effect.

There are lots of other things owners can do to make the night more manageable. For more information, hints and tips, download our helpful leaflets:

Preparing your cat for fireworks

Preparing your dog for fireworks

Small furries and fireworks care

 

You can also watch a short video on how you can prepare your home for your pet to feel safe.

There are special offers on many Feliway and Adaptil pheromone products at the moment.  You can claim a free gift directly from CEVA with a purchase of a qualifying product from us.  Just click on the link for a dog product claim here and for a cat product here and provide your proof of purchase.

If your pet does suffer from a fear of loud noises, particularly fireworks, get in touch with the team to see what support there is.  You can contact us through PetsApp or by phone on 01772 639800 OR 01253 766352.

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