10 Calming Products to Help Your Dog Combat Fireworks Anxiety on Fourth of July
For the same reason a heavy blanket feels soothing to you, it can also feel relaxing for your dog. Kind of like getting a big hug when you're scared.
Buy it! Weighted Dog Anti Anxiety Blanket, $79.98; Amazon.com
These treats contain CBD, the calming property of hemp. There is no THC in these all-natural, human grade treats. Meaning there is nothing in here that will make your dog high, just less anxious, which is what you really want anyway.
Buy it! Chicken CBD Biscuits, $27.00-$77.00; Barkshop.com
TAKE IT EASY TREAT
For those who don't want to give their pets CBD/Hemp oils, there are other treats that are made with different calming ingredients that are natural too.
Buy it! Solid Gold Calming Aid Chews for Dogs, $14.99; Petco.com
This jacket is a go-to for owners of anxious pooches. The pressure applied by the tight jacket helps swaddle and calm canines during stressful moments, like a fireworks show.
Buy it! ThunderShirt Sport Dog Anxiety Jacket, $44.95; Chewy.com
STOP SOUND IN ITS TRACKS
Protect your pup's ears from loud and frightening fireworks but putting on earmuffs made just for them.
Buy it! Mutt Muffs Hearing Protection for Dogs, $59.99; Amazon.com
THE RIGHT STUFF
This product is made up of a blend of homeopathic ingredients designed to fight pet anxiety caused by fireworks.
Buy it! HomeoPet Anxiety Fireworks Drops, $9.79; Petco.com
ALL I NEED
This bundle is a trifecta of products proven to help lower pet stress levels and let the good times roll.
Buy it! Bunker Bundle, $35.00; BarkShop.com
These tasty treats are duck-flavored for your dog and packed with soothing, natural ingredients to keep your canine calm and give you peace of mind during July 4th fireworks.
Buy it! Pawlife Calming Treats for Dogs, $26.99; Amazon.com
WORST CASE SCENARIO
If your dog is outside during a fireworks show, gets spooked and runs off, you can make finding them again easy by equipping your pet with a GPS collar before July 4.
Buy it! Pet GPS Tracker Device Collar, $39.99; Walmart.com
SLEEK AND SAFE
Like a ThunderShirt, the pressure from this product can help calm your pet. The Shed Defender has the bonus perk of keeping dog hair off your furniture, clothes and car.
Buy it! Shed Defender Dog Onesie, $39.99; Amazon.com