While the Fourth of July fireworks can be a treat for humans, they can be quite frightening to mans best friend. More pets end up in shelters during the fourth of July holiday than any other time of the year. Dogs have super sensitive hearing and are known to bolt when frightened. These tips can help fido stay safe and calm this Independence Day.

 

Keep Your Dog Indoors

Even with a fenced in yard, dogs can be expert escape artist when they fear their life is in danger. Every year July 4th brings an upswing in lost dogs. Keep your pup indoors on July 4th, and even with a fenced in yard, consider walking them on a leash when they need to us the bathroom. Dogs can easily climb a fence, or even dig under it.

 

Make Some (White) Noise

Crank up the volume on a white noise

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