Fear of loud noises, such as a firework display, is a very common phobia in both dogs and cats.
The sound of the fireworks will trigger your pet’s nervous system and they often try to run away from the noise, as a survival instinct.
Common signs to look out for that indicate your pet may be feeling anxious include the following:
- Trembling or shaking
- Clinging to their owner
- Barking / meowing excessively
- Panting or Drooling
- Pacing around the house or restlessness
- Cowering and hiding
- Soiling themselves inside the house
- Attempting to escape