Questions tagged [sound]

Referring to incidents where audio or loud noise is a factor, such as broadcasts, radio, music, thunder, and explosions.

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Dog can Sense Thunder Seconds Before Heard?

I noticed that during a thunder storm, my male black lab/shepherd mix (~4 yrs) would bark around one second before thunder could be heard. He normally does this with suspicious thudding noises/...
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Do dogs interpret decibels the same as humans?

One of our dogs was very badly attacked a few months ago by another dog (thankfully she survived) and we have recently been looking at methods to deter anything like this happening again. One of the ...
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How can I correct disobedience when my dog is frightened?

I have a 4 year old Border Collie and she is very sensitive to noises. Not just loud noises, but any sort of "bassy" noise. These noises often occur while I'm out walking her, and when they do, she ...
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What does budgie chirping means? [closed]

I have an 5-years old Budgie (male, unfortunately now is alone) in a cage. I recognize when he's singing (for example when play with bell or hearing some sounds he likes). I also recognize when he ...
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What effect do loud drums have on cats' hearing?

I have two 15-year-old black cats. They're the most timid little things ever. My brother plays his acoustic drum set at least once a week, and the loudness is incredible no matter where I go in the ...
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How to prevent fear of fireworks in dogs? [duplicate]

Many dogs are afraid of the sound of fireworks. They panic, often barking and sometimes becoming aggressive. One could sedate the dog before July 4th, but that's not the best for the dog. What other ...
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Are ultrasonic humidifiers harmful for pets?

We just bought an ultrasonic humidifier. While researching if I needed to use demineralised water, I came across a website (this one, in German) saying that ultrasonic humidifiers are harmful/annoying ...
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How can I get my dog to stop being so sensitive to noise?

I have a 4-year old dog who, at times, is very fearful. We can deal with her fearfulness, but the problem we can't seem to resolve is her sensitivity to noise. If someone slams a car door outside and ...
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How do I keep my supply of feeder crickets from keeping me awake at night?

In college, I had a pet lizard that ate crickets. However, the dorm room was quite small, and keeping crickets on hand proved problematic, as their chirping at night was annoying, and interfered with ...
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Why does my dog sing along to Final Jeopardy?

I have had multiple scenarios where dogs I've owned or watched would consistently howl or sing at very specific things, and nothing else. Scenario 1: Final Jeopardy Whenever we babysat our friend's ...
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What can I do to ease my dogs' fear of loud noises?

Whether it is my Black Labrador or my parents' American Eskimo, the sounds of thunder, fireworks and sometimes random loud noises can send them into a bit of a panic mode. They shake for an extended ...
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Are ultrasonic repeller devices painful for dogs?

I have mice in the apartment, and I am interested in using an ultrasonic repeller device. However, I read the following online: "Humans can hear sound at frequencies up to about 23,000 Hz (Hertz). ...
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How do I walk a small dog afraid of loud noises in an urban area?

I have a miniature dachshund puppy (10 months, 9lbs.) that is easily frightened by loud noises, such as trucks passing by. Walking in any urban setting seems to be a negative experience, but she ...