Sound therapy and firework training
Sound therapy can help your dog feel more comfortable with new and scary life noises.
Dogs that are safely and gradually exposed to many different experiences, including loud noises, during their essential socialisation period of three to 16 weeks of age, are often able to cope more effectively with loud, frightening sounds like fireworks or loud engine noises.
Our sound-based treatment programmes were developed by two veterinary surgeons specialising in the field of pet behavioural therapy. All our resources have been scientifically researched and come with a full set of instructions, which makes them easy to use and extremely effective.
Each sound resource is paired with a corresponding how-to guide and contains a collection of specifically recorded noises that all puppies need to get used to, including domestic noises, traffic, fireworks and thunder.
Sounds Scary can help your dog deal with distressing noises such as fireworks. Sounds Scary is not only backed by years of clinical experience, but it is also scientifically proven to be safe, effective and easy to use.
Sounds Sociable is designed to help puppies adapt to their new life as a pet. It includes a collection of sounds that every puppy should be familiar with, including traffic, domestic noises, children, and fireworks. The supporting manual explains how to settle a puppy into a new home and how to deal with problems such as housetraining, play biting and settling a puppy at night.
Sounds Soothing can help your dog deal with the arrival of a new baby, which can be a confusing time for them. This can help your dog cope with the sound of new noises, such as a baby crying.
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