Keep pets safely indoors on July 4th!

June 4, 2023

Did you know more pets go missing on July 4th than any other day of the year? Below are some tips to keep your pets safe this Fourth of July.


  • Don’t bring your pets to the fireworks
  • Never leave your pet in the car during fireworks
  • Don’t leave doggie doors open or pets outside in the yard
  • Take your dog on a long walk before the fireworks
  • Leave your pet at home in a safe environment
  • Provide plenty of water, toys, and a safe chew
  • Close windows, lower blinds, and play some soothing music
  • Microchip your pets
  • Keep collars with ID tags on your pet at all times

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