Halloween Noise Anxiety In Dogs And 8 Things You Can Do About It

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Halloween can be the most stressful holiday of the year for dogs after the 4th of July.

With all the noisy decorations, parties, and people coming to the door, knocking, ringing the bell, and yelling, “Trick-or-treat!” your dog can start to feel very anxious, especially if they’re already prone to noise anxiety.

With the pandemic going on, maybe you won’t get as many visitors, and there won’t be so much commotion this year. But don’t take chances. It doesn’t hurt to be prepared.

If your pup isn’t a fan of Halloween because of all the scary noises, here are a few steps you can take to reduce their anxiety.

What other steps do you take to make your dog comfortable in noisy situations? Got any recommendations for other dog lovers whose pups suffer from Halloween noise anxiety? Let us know in the comments below.