thunderstorms

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thunderstorms

a storm characterized by thunder and lightning caused by strong rising air currents; identified as agents of animal disease because of their involvement causing (1) spasmodic colic; (2) lightning strike; (3) injuries of cattle acquired in stampedes initiated by storms.

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The series will cover reasons why the family pet can become so anxious that it needs calming medication - such as separation anxiety or fear of thunderstorms.
The 33-year-old also had more inspiration for her books when her daughter Danielle, aged seven, developed a fear of thunderstorms and heavy rain.
We made it across as the rain intensified a pinch, and for a moment or two we discussed packing it in for fear of thunderstorms.
What has happened now is that your original fear of thunderstorms has become generalised to any bad weather.
She never did seem to get over her fear of thunderstorms, even in her later years.
Q MY five-year-old son has a fear of thunderstorms and lightning.
Pajama Sam is back, and he's out to conquer his fear of thunderstorms in Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't So Frightening(TM).
Natural Pet Remedies help with pet anxiety, fear of thunderstorms and other sounds associated with summer
Margo Roman, DVM, recommends Rescue Remedy Pet to treat pet anxiety caused by loud noises, fear of thunderstorms, separation anxiety, new surroundings, travel fears and more.
Fear of thunderstorms, fear of fireworks or other loud noises -- Excessive barking or hissing -- Shock, trauma or mistreatment -- Travel anxiety -- Separation anxiety -- Adapting to new surroundings -- Visits to the vet or groomer -- Constant licking or nibbling
Westefeld coined the term "severe weather phobia" to describe the persistent and irrational fear of thunderstorms and their phenomena, such as lightning, thunder, wind, hail, and tornadoes.