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Did you know that the Fourth of July is actually one of the most stressful holidays of the year for your pet? Yup, it’s true. The loud noises from fireworks can be particularly frightening for pets who have a heighten sense of hearing. While every animal is different, many may panic or feel anxious upon hearing fireworks go off and light up the sky. Several pets may become destructive as a result. They might bite or scratch, bark uncontrollably, run and hide, suffer seizures, or otherwise hurt themselves or their owners, in an attempt to deal with their fear and anxiety.
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So how can we help our pets during this stressful time of year? The simple answer is to apply a Thundershirt. Thundershirts work by applying gentle pressure to our pets. This pressure in turn is believed to help release endorphons or oxytocins which have a calming effect on our pets nervous system. Thus Thundershirts can help to keep our pets calm during this stressful time of the year and the best part is that they do it without the use of harmful drugs or chemicals! So if you have an anxious pet and are looking for an all natural remedy to help your pet cope with their anxiety, consider giving a Thundershirt a try, they’re amazing!
Note: Thundershirts can be purchased from your local Petco store or online using the links below:
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