4th of July Precautions for Pets

3. Keep your pet indoors in a cool, quiet room. The windows should be closed and the shades or curtains pulled. Often the sound of soft music or the low rumble of a television will help to calm your pet. Remember to leave a light on for your pet too. These things will help the animal feel safe and secure.

4. Don't leave your pet outside in the yard on a leash or a chain. Many animals get tangled up in their attempts to flee and end up injuring themselves. And dogs often escape their yards and get lost.

5. If you find an animal that is lost, take it to your local animal shelter right away. The quicker you do this, the sooner the frantic owner will be reunited with his or her beloved pet.

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