The July 4th holiday season is upon us. Backyard firework celebrations will be a common practice throughout much of America in the coming days. Unfortunately, these celebrations can often be anxiety-inducing events for our furry family members. It is often reported that more pets go missing on July 4th than on any other day of the year.
Dr. Jennifer Nunnery joins the podcast to talk about why pets are so sensitive to fireworks and what we can do to help prepare them for the firework season.
Here are links to the information we talked about today:
- Fireworks and Your Pet blog post from Family Pet Health
- Don’t let your pet become another 4th of July runaway from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Anxiety Medication for Dogs from Whole Dog Journal
- Could a Thunder Shirt help your pet’s firework anxiety?
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