A dog-friendly Fourth of July
Last updated 7/1/2020 at 1:12pm
Fireworks... most of us love them. But for dogs, it’s a whole different story.
“Dogs commonly become anxious or fearful around loud and unpredictable noises – which would certainly include fireworks that take place on, and around, the 4th of July,” said Dr. Sarah Nold, staff veterinarian at Trupanion – a leader in medical insurance for pets. In fact, Trupanion receives more anxiety-related claims (on average 45% more) in July than any other month of the year.
Dr. Nold suggests these three things to consider to help your pet during the 4th of July firework celebrations.
1) Make sur...