While Pet Remedy sent us a selection of their products to try, all opinions are our own   Fireworks night is upon us, and it is can be pretty scary for some of our four legged friends. Around the world, Bonfire and fireworks night are the busiest times for animals to go missing. As a dog behaviorist, fireworks phobia is also the most common client query I receive. Here are our top tips on how to help Fido deal with the fireworks. Walk your dog only at times when they won’t be exposed to fireworks. Most fireworks start when the…

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Make sure your dog gets plenty of exercise earlier in the day. Keep your dogs inside during fireworks Provide a safe place inside for your dogs to retreat. If your dog is comfortable in a crate, use that Keep the windows and curtains closed. Removing visual stimulation can also help calm dogs. Feed your dog a high carb meal Make sure all your dogs are wearing ID tags with a properly fitting collar. Leave your dog something fun to do – like a frozen Kong filled with his favorite treats. Use white noise or the radio/tv to drown out firework…

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Fireworks are the nemesis of many a dog; their big lights in the sky and crashing sounds can turn even the bravest dog into a shivering wreck who is foaming at the mouth. While the level of anxiety caused by fireworks can vary from dog to dog, it is sensible as an owner to start building your dog up to the sounds a few weeks before any local firework displays. ThunderShirt ($39.99 here) These shirts wrap tightly around your dog and work on acupressure points on the dogs body to encourage calmness in Fido. We have used Thunder shirts during…

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