Summer Thrills: What to do When Pet Anxiety Occurs

Pet anxiety can be caused noise, especially fireworks and thunder.When it comes to pet behavior, many owners know the exact triggers that affect their pets. It could be a siren, crying baby, or UPS truck; however, one thing is certain: a pet’s fear and stress levels can be so deeply experienced that it shakes them to their very core. It’s also not uncommon for pet anxiety to appear unexpectedly, especially if a pet is newly adopted or if a certain stimulus is very rare.

Summertime provides ample opportunities to gather and celebrate, but without a proactive approach to your pet’s emotional well-being, there could be problems facing them.

Rumble and Roar

Thunderstorm phobia is one of the leading causes of seasonal pet anxiety. Responsible for creating severe, panicked reactions in pets (like bolting away from the house or yard, relentless digging, hiding, vocalizing, and more), thunder and lightning are truly upsetting to some animals. Continue…

Christmas Pet Safety Tips That Really Hit Home

The prevention of an illness or injury is definitely the gift that keeps on giving, but during the holidays, this can be a major feat. Amidst a bursting social calendar, shopping sprees and cookie exchanges, a pet owner’s usual vigilance and presence might understandably be at a deficit. Don’t worry! Northpark Animal Hospital has some safety tips you can implement to help your pet remain safe and healthy throughout the holidays in our Christmas pet safety guide.

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