My Dog is Scared of Sneezes?

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Sneezing can often times be quite loud and many dogs are afraid of loud noises. You can try to accustom them to the sound by slowing recreating a sneeze and increasing the volume. This is a page about my dog is scared of sneezes.


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Every morning my husband has a sneezing fit and it's really loud and my two year old dog runs and hides and shakes really badly. We have had him since he was three months old and have never been mean to him. I am very worried and don't like it because he's scared. Can you please help me find a solution?


March 7, 20172 found this helpful
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You can condition him to get used to the sneezes by pretending to sneeze very gently, working up to full-force sneezes and giving him rewards for being calm. This is called behavior modification.

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March 7, 20170 found this helpful
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Thank you very much. I will definitely try it

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March 9, 20170 found this helpful

Maybe your husband and anyone else can try sneezing in their arm to lessen the sound. It's all about habit. I asked my Mom to do this because the high pitch would hurt my eardrum too.

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March 11, 20170 found this helpful

No answer here, but when my husband coughs (not sneeze) it really really hurts my ears, dogs can hear so much better than us so I suppose it may be hurting your dogs ears.

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