Noise Phobias - helping your pet cope with thunderstorms, fireworks and loud bangs

Fireworks, thunderstorms and other unexpected loud noises can cause fear and distress in our pets. Zara is joined by animal behaviourist, Karin Pienaar, who offers advice on how to help our cats and dogs cope during such events and also how we can implement longer term strategies to reduce or eliminate noise phobia.

You can find out more about Karin's work and animal behaviour education at

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