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How to Calm Your Dog When There Are Fireworks Going Off

How to Calm Your Dog When There Are Fireworks Going Off

Fireworks are a problem for sensitive dogs every year, but this year, they’re a scourge. Almost everywhere, it seems, people who have been cooped up for months are heading out every night to set off what seem to be professional-grade fireworks. (Conspiracy theories about the source of these fireworks abound,…

How To Tell If Your Fitness Class Is Too Loud

How To Tell If Your Fitness Class Is Too Loud

When I walk into my local cycling studio, the music is at a level that’s easy to talk over. But once the instructor clips in, the volume goes way up. The sound fills your ears, so you can’t hear the person next to you breathing heavy. You feel like you’re…