Dog lying down in a thundershirt.

Thundershirts for thunder-fearful dogs

With summer thunderstorm season in full effect, many dog owners are witnessing signs of anxiety and distress in their companions. Brontophobia (fear of thunderstorms) affects many dogs and can be very upsetting. As the first claps of thunder begin, or even before in some cases, fear and anxiety set in. Many dogs will pace about…

Picture of fireworks, which can be frightening for your pets.

Is your pet afraid of fireworks?

It’s Canada Day on Friday, and while we’re all looking forward to the festivities and the day off, your pet may not respond well to the fireworks. If the overhead light and noise upset your pet, here are a few things you can try to ease the situation: Tire your dog out during the day…