Tips for keeping your dog calm during fireworks

Fort Lauderdale Pet Sitter talking about  tips for keeping your dog calmDogs and fireworks do not mix well and here in Fort Lauderdale where fireworks are sold legally people seem to shoot them off for any occasion.  Here are a few suggestions on keeping your dog calm during fireworks or any loud noises that may occur.

Tips for keeping your dog calm:

Trying too hard to reassure your dog during a fearful event with petting, soothing words, or extra attention can often do more harm than good. This can sometimes add to the problem by reinforcing your dog’s fearful response.

Some dogs are very sensitive to people’s moods and may be influenced by the way that you react to the noise. It is best to act calm and happy.

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