Thunder, storms induce fear in dogs due to loud booms, barometric changes, rain smell, and storm clouds appearance.
Fireworks are likely the most common loud noises that scare dogs. Why is this? Likely because fireworks are really loud and their sounds are random and unpredictable.
Gun shots loud to humans, need ear protection at range. Dogs bothered more, hear higher intensity sounds.
Dogs probably hate the sounds of these vehicles because they are loud but they also create a variety of high pitched noises such as beeping and screeching.
Some dogs cower when pet parents go to clean their carpets. Vacuum cleaners are really loud but they also move around your dog’s territory, likely adding to the fear they cause.
Skateboards scare dogs with loud, erratic noises, and trigger chase instinct, making dogs run after them.
A wailing infant can sure produce loud and often high pitched noises that some dogs hate.
Jack hammers thwacking, tractors beeping as they move in reverse and hammers banging away make construction zones especially scary for dogs with noise phobias.
Car alarms are so loud that they often cause windows and door frames to rattle and may rattle your pup into a frenzy as well.
The loud and oscillating high pitched noises caused by sirens from fire trucks, ambulances, and police cars are frightening to many dogs.
Dogs near airports may fear planes if not exposed to noise as puppies. Rural upbringing lacks conditioning.
The sound of an air conditioner or furnace turning on can send some dogs jumping. This is likely due to the sudden nature of this sound, causing them to startle.