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Out of the Blue

Independence day is upon us tomorrow, so we're braced for fireworks. Here's hoping it's mild this year, we had a few go off somewhere off in the distance and my poor Hudson the wonder dog immediately wet the floor and proceeded to tremble for an hour, so any hopes we've had that she was getting better about this are pretty well dashed.

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9. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 3, 2012, 15:14 NegaDeath
 
With my dog we would always coddle her when she got nervous during storms. We then read somewhere that giving special attention during a storm strengthens their belief that it's scary. From that point on we behaved normally during storms and the dog picked up on it and stayed calm.

Never got past her fear of balloons though.
 
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