TalkingPoint… In 2015, a town in Italy introduced a law that said all fireworks used at displays must be noiseless to reduce the anxiety of local animals. To dogs who suffer from anxieties stemming from noise phobias, October-January can be a terrifying time of the year. Remember, their hearing is far more acute than ours, so if the bangs which erupt from fireworks are loud to us, imagine how it sounds to a dog – and this is the main reason why dogs are scared of fireworks. Why Are DogsScared of Fireworks?