It might be an exciting time of year for us, with Halloween, Bonfire Night and Diwali celebrations. But for pets the loud, unexpected firework bangs can induce fear and stress. In fact the PDSA 2022 wellbeing report showed that 41% of dogs are scared of fireworks. Common signs that dogs show when they’re stressed include shaking, panting, pacing, barking and hiding. The good news is there are lots of things you can do to help your dog cope.