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View Poll Results: How did your dog handle the fireworks last night?
Ran for cover with every snap, crackle or pop! 4 7.41%
Was rattled, but handled it with dignity. 3 5.56%
Same old, same old....couldn't care less about fireworks. 41 75.93%
LOVED THEM AND WANTED OUTSIDE TO FIND THEM! 2 3.70%
Banana pudding with nilla wafers 4 7.41%
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:01 PM
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I'm a little bit surprised Juno grew up to not care about fireworks. Her first 4th of July, I thought we were screwed as far as noise phobias go. She was 4 months old and as soon as fireworks started going off, she ran under a bed completely terrified and I had to drag her out hours later. I'm not sure how we bounced back from that lol.
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:10 PM
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Nola was scared, which shocked me. She's never been nervous of fireworks, but last night she was a jumpy, barking, shaking mess. I gave her some calming tablets and wrapped her in a blanket in my lap, and she settled down some. I wish I'd have had our Thundershirt, too bad it's being shipped here!
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Old 07-06-2013, 11:18 AM
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Elsie didn't like them, but once I let her into my lap she was fine.

Zobby watched them.

Zoey glanced at the first couple and decided they didn't matter and went to sleep.

We watched a display from a mile away or so; it was really nice.
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Old 07-06-2013, 09:03 PM
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The coonhounds pant & look stressy and Rage won't go out to potty until the next day, so we just crated them when we left and I imagine they stressed some but stayed in their crates (which was a concern). Keena & Daisy came with us to Malibu for the day to eat fattening food & watch the fireworks and play with kids at the park. They were great!
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Old 07-06-2013, 09:57 PM
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Neither of mine cared at all
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Old 07-06-2013, 10:19 PM
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His breeder did a sound CD for them as puppies..
plus he lives in a city next to a fire station and symphony noise does not concern him.

He slept through them.
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