Loud noises like thunder and fireworks are some of the top factors why dogs become anxious. Recently, fireworks were used to celebrate the New Year and some dog owners have tried playing popular videos and used aromatherapy on their dogs to calm them down during the noisy evening.
– Dogs are made anxious by loud noises such as fireworks.
– Bettersea Dogs home used aromatherapy and classical music to help doggos during New Year’s Eve.
– Snack at Franks decided to use ASMR videos, which are calming to humans, to help doggos under their care.
Since the year 2014, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) have received calls from dog owners who were concerned about the welfare of their doggos during New Year’s Eve. Before the celebrations for the year 2020, Bettersea Dogs home already devised a plan to help doggos under their care be calm despite the fireworks display. They blocked out their windows, provided hiding places for doggos, played classical music, and used aromatherapy sprays.
Snack at Franks used Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) video series for dogs to see if they will also be as calming as they are to people. ASMR became popular to humans this year because they are claimed to be very calming. Graeme Hall, a dog behavior expert, said that the effects of ASMR on dogs is still not backed up by research but he noted that “dogs respond well to gentle soothing tones and calming voices.”
Read the full helpful article written by Jessica Carpani at – https://www.telegraph.co.uk/