The Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Pet Safety on the Fourth of July

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Dr. Kwane Stewart, D.V.M and the Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Pet Safety on the Fourth of July

DO

  1. get proper identification: I.D. Tag, Microchip, GPS tracker
  2. Keep them in a safe, confined space
  3. Use distractions such as treats and games. Turn up the radio/tv or run a fan

 

DON'T

  1. Take them to see the fireworks
  2.  Leave them outside where they may be frightened, escape or dig
  3. Approach dogs who look scared, as they may attack or bite

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Kwane Stewart, D.V.M
Chief Veterinary Officer
National Director No Animals Were Harmed® Program
American Humane Association
American Humane AssociationTM
The nation's voice for the protection of children & animalsTM