Thunderstorms and Fireworks: Summertime Stress for Dogs

Summer is not a relaxing time for many dogs who suffer from noise phobia.   It is heartbreaking to watch your normally content pup overwhelmed with fear during an unexpected storm or your neighbor’s fireworks display:  panting, shaking, whining, pacing, and hiding in the bathtub.   Noise phobia is one of the most common canine behavioral concerns,…