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...

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