Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

The RSPCA estimate that, in the UK, as many as 45 percent of dogs show signs of fear when they hear fireworks and other pets such as cats , small animals and horses can also be spooked and affected by the sounds of Bonfire Night celebrations.

How to train your dog to cope with fireworks

How to train your dog to cope with fireworks

Dog trainer Jay Gray has shared some pearls of wisdom ahead of Bonfire Night (Picture: Jay Gray/iStockphoto)Bonfire Night can be an absolutely hellish occasion for pets across the country who are petrified of loud bangs from fireworks.

How to keep your dog calm during fireworks on Bonfire Night

How to keep your dog calm during fireworks on Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night can be the scariest day of the year for dogs (Picture: Getty Images)Most of us remember, remember the fifth of November as a time for warm hats, mulled wine and sparkling fireworks.

Bonfire night 2019: How to keep your dog safe during fireworks

Bonfire night 2019: How to keep your dog safe during fireworks

Bonfire Night 2019: Turn up the TV or music to help drown out the bangs (Image: GETTY)Gemma Cunningham, Campaign and Communications Manager at pet supplement manufacturers Lintbells, said: “Many dog owners are calling for a change around firework laws, with over 60 percent calling for an outright ban on unlicensed fireworks, according to the study we conducted, with 96 percent believing that the laws around fireworks should be changed.

9 ways to keep your dog safe and stress free on Bonfire Night

9 ways to keep your dog safe and stress free on Bonfire Night

Dogs and cats might panic and flee at the sound of a firework bang, so make sure that if they do run off, they’ll be able to be returned to you safely.A walk before the fireworks get going can help (Picture: Getty).

How to keep your pets safe and calm on Bonfire Night

How to keep your pets safe and calm on Bonfire Night

So, whether you’re going out to watch a firework display with family and friends or staying at home, it’s important to make sure your pets are well looked after.

Anxiety hotline for dogs launches for Bonfire Night

Anxiety hotline for dogs launches for Bonfire Night

(Picture: Metro.co.uk)If you’re a dog owner, you’ll know that fireworks can be seriously stressful – and bonfire night is probably an annual source of anxiety.