July 4th - Pets / Preparedness
Fireworks, picnics and other Fourth of July traditions can be great fun for people; but all of the festivities can be frightening and even dangerous for animals. Noisy fireworks and other celebrations can startle animals and cause them to run away; holiday foods can be unhealthy; summer heat and travel can be dangerous; and potentially dangerous debris can end up lying on the ground where pets can eat or play with it.
Whether or not you’re planning your own Independence Day celebration, it’s important to take precautions to keep your pets safe both during and after Fourth of July festivities. (READ MORE)
- Pets and 4th of July / Fireworks - American Veterinary Medical Association
- NPR Story 07/03/2021 - Get Ready For The Fireworks. How To Keep Your Pets Safe And Happy This 4th Of July
- Top Ten Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe & Calm this Fourth of July