Are Fireworks Making Your Dog Anxious?

Are Fireworks Making Your Dog Anxious?

All around the country, we are hearing stories of a serious uptake in unexplained, loud, and frequent fireworks starting mid-June 2020.

While it's still not clear why these fireworks are happening, one thing everyone can agree on that is keeping us up at night and giving us anxiety. While we humans navigate the anxiety and lack of sleep, our 4 legged friends are suffering too.

Anxiety affects dogs in many different ways and like people, some are more susceptible to it than others. Common reasons for anxiety usually fall into two main areas:

1. Situational – such as thunderstorms, fireworks, travel

2. Behavioral – like separation anxiety, new surroundings

Symptoms of dog anxiety include:

  • Pacing
  • Panting
  • Different Sleep Patterns
  • Whimpering
  • Trembling
  • Aggression
  • Urinating or defecating on the floor despite being house trained
  • Nervous licking of the lips
  • Loss of appetite

Luckily, Happy Paws CBD Oil for Pets can work on all of these symptoms and give your dog some much-needed relief during these unexplained fireworks.

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