Springtime in Georgia brings beautiful birds, colorful flowers and plants but also numerous thunderstorms.  While cats are infrequently bothered by thunderstorms, the opposite is true for many dogs.  Thunderstorm phobia is very common in dogs creating stressful bouts of anxiety for our four-legged friends.  Exactly what part of the storm bothers dogs is not exactly known.  It might be the noise, atmospheric pressure, static electricity or other factors.  Treating this problem can be a challenge.  Some dogs require medication and you should call our office if you think your pet is severely affected and might need medication.  Here is an excellent article written by Bark Busters Dog Training which might help you help your beloved dog overcome this problem:

Thunderstorm Phobia