Pets don't like New Year's. Or rather they suffer when the roar of firecrackers, fireworks and barrels frighten them and lead them to lose their orientation: loss, fear and anxiety lead animals to senseless reactions that can cause accidents such as loss and investment.
Given that we cannot force our fellow citizens not to use fireworks and firecrackers, what can we do to protect our pets?
THE MOST SENSITIVE: DOGS. New Year's Eve is probably the least loved by dogs. If in fact there are many domestic animals that live very badly the noise caused by the explosion of fireworks, the dogs develop a real specific phobia against noise.
Dogs often respond in an exaggerated way to noise, often trying to escape or with anxious behaviors (such as urinating around, vocalizing, panting, trembling and trying to hide, etc.). In extreme cases, they show symptoms similar to a real "panic attack".
HOW TO PROTECT THEM? Dogs and cats have much more developed hearing than humans and the loud noises throw them into a panic, causing them to instinctive and uncontrolled reactions such as throw themselves into the void, struggle madly to escape, climb over fences and escape to the street by seriously endangering their safety and that of passers-by.
Here are some practical tips: