Tips To Keep Your Pet Calm This Fourth of July
GAINESVILLE-- Fourth of July fireworks may be fun for you, but the popping, crackling and booming of fireworks can be terrifying for your pets.
There are some ways to keep your animal calm.
Whether its over the counter products ranging from sprays to vests or simple at home remedies there are things to do when your animal feels like the world's exploding.
Things to try before going out and buying something is keeping the tv or radio on to drown out the noise outside.
Also keeping the lights on around the house.
As a homeowner making sure the gates around your house is closed and no openings in a fence.
One of the most important steps is to make sure the animal has proper identification because if the animal is easily frightened they could run off.
(Hilary Hynes, Alachua County Animal Services) "im going to run around at all costs, and im not going to turn back so they just forget where they are, if they had a voice they would say i live around the corner but unfortunately they don't."
If the home remedies or over the counter products dont work vets can prescribe other options for the frightened animal.
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