Noise Aversion: Behavioral Signs In Dogs

April 27, 2017

Sara L. Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVB, owner of Veterinary Behavior Consultations in Fort Branch, Indiana, explains that dogs may display signs differently, which makes it hard for owners to recognize anxiety in their pets.

Dogs that cower, hide, and tremble on the floor, as well as dogs that may bark, pace, or become hypervigilant in response to a noise event are both showing a high degree of anxiety. Sara L. Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVB, owner of Veterinary Behavior Consultations in Fort Branch, Indiana, explains that dogs may display signs differently, which makes it hard for owners to recognize anxiety in their pets.