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Calm Fearful Dogs in Thunderstorms

Why are Dogs Fearful of Thunderstorms? An abnormal fear of thunderstorms is called astraphobia. People with this condition will feel very anxious and may exhibit symptoms such as trembling, sweating, nausea, and crying (among others) during a thunderstorm. A 2007 study by Dennis Coon and John Mitterer found that astraphobia is the third most common…

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