Humans are not the only ones that suffers distress. In fact, animals suffer more. Any sudden loud noise and flash makes animals easily startled. Whenever there is a bonfire or fireworks, animals become very sensitive to noise. Animals such as horses, dogs, cats, and other smaller animals who want a calm and relaxed environment should be prepared when such events take place. If these animals feel surprised or startled, they may escape suddenly. So, how can you keep your pet at ease during these startling events?
If you have a horse at your field, there are very important things you have to consider. You must always be updated about the future events in your community. Fireworks display and bonfire night are very distressing to animals. So, what should you do? Make sure that they are not set off near your pet’s shelter. Also, don’t get too much excited to ride on your horse when there is a fireworks display or a bonfire. It is also good to accompany your horse while these events are taking place.
What about your dog? Never allow your dog to go out during the fireworks display or bonfire night. These events will make your pet startled. It would be very helpful if you keep your pet distracted from sudden flashes. Dogs are actually brave. However, their weakness is sudden flashes and sounds. They feel afraid and stressed out. So, do your best to act normal and let your pet release its feeling of fear and stress. These things are also applicable to cats and other smaller animals.