Fear Free Fourth

By July 1, 2019 June 26th, 2020 Uncategorized

Keep Your Pets Safe on Independence Day

More pets go missing on the 4th of July than any other day.  Here are some tips to have a Fear Free Fourth. 
• Ask your vet for an anti-anxiety medication that may be prescribed 
• Drown out sounds with music or white noise machines 
• Minimize light flashes from fireworks by keeping all your lights on to decrease contrast • Block windows or move your pet to an interior room with no windows 
• Thundershirts may reduce a pet’s anxiety 
• Don’t pull your dog or cat out from hiding 
• Don’t take your dog or cat to a fireworks celebration 
• Use pheromones (Adaptil for dogs; Feliway for cats) 
• Make sure your doors & fences are secured 
• Keep party food & beverages out of pet’s reach 



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