10 Pet Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

Set up a secure area in your home where your pet can feel safe and comfortable during fireworks and festivities.

Create a Safe Space

Loud noises from fireworks can frighten pets, so keep them indoors to prevent them from running away or getting injured.

Keep Them Indoors

Ensure your pets have proper identification tags or microchips in case they accidentally get lost or escape.

Provide Identification

Keep doors and windows securely closed to prevent pets from escaping if they become frightened.

Secure Doors and Windows

Don't bring pets to firework displays as the loud noises and crowds can be overwhelming and stressful for them.

Avoid Firework Exposure

Play soothing music or use calming products, such as pheromone sprays or anxiety wraps, to help relax your pet during fireworks.

Use Calming Techniques

Keep pets away from toxic foods and drinks like chocolate, alcohol, grapes, onions, and certain sweeteners that can be harmful to them.

Watch Out for Toxic Foods

These items can be tempting for pets to chew on or play with, but they can be toxic if ingested, so keep them out of reach.

Avoid Glow Sticks and Sparklers

If your pet experiences severe anxiety during fireworks, consult with your veterinarian beforehand for advice on managing their stress.

Plan Ahead for Anxiety

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