New Year’s celebrations, be they at home or outdoors, will take their toll on your dog. Any scraps he manages to steal are bound to increase his waistline or even cause gooey “deposits” due to an upset stomach. However, even the embarrassment that ensues after he starts jumping on your guests (bad dog!) is far from the worst thing that could happen. With champagne popping and fireworks blazing, your pooch is bound to freak out on New Year’s Eve. This could me constant barking, hiding in corners or involuntary “accidents” on your floor or carpeting.
If you’re a party animal, your four-legged friend may not share your passion for loud sounds and fiery displays. So consider the following tips to put your pooch at ease and avoid sending her to a dog shrink to calm down her frazzled nerves.