The lights and noises of fireworks can frighten dogs and cats. If there are fireworks in your area, stay with your dog so that you can comfort it and distract it from the noise.

  1. Act normally around your pet. Pretend as though the fireworks aren't happening. .
  2. Play white sound or music. ...
  3. Close the curtains. ...
  4. Distract your dog or cat with a game or a puzzle treat. ...
  5. Put a Thundershirt on your pet. ...
  6. Make an anti-anxiety wrap out of an elastic bandage. ...
  7. Keep the dog on a leash if you go outside.