Common signs of a distressed dog can include:
- Pinned back ears
- Excessive drooling
If this occurs, move them to a quieter area of the house where they can feel relaxed and away from the commotion.
If you're celebrating and have a social gathering planned, consider how socialised your dog is to new people and crowds. Before the event starts, tire them out by taking them for a long walk and provide a safe place for them to retreat to if the excitement or nerves becomes too much - ensure they are used to this room in advance. Speak to your vet for further advice.