The 4th of July can be stressful and traumatic for our pets. To help prepare for the festivities, we need to further understand how and why animals naturally react to fireworks.
Dogs use their nose, eyes, and ears to experience the world around them. The sudden booms, burning smells, large gatherings, and flashing lights can cause our pets to feel anxious and afraid. This is why more pets go missing on the 4th and 5th of July than any other day of the year.
Preparation is key to ensure that everyone in your pack stays safe. In the video below, Cesar explains some important tips and shows different examples that you can implement at home.
For those of you that may not be celebrating the 4th of July in the U.S., you can practice these tips during your local holidays or at special events throughout the year that include loud noises.