8 Tips to Keep your pet safe during 4th of July fireworks

Kyle Burton

Loud noises can give anyone anxiety, now add the fact your pet has no context or idea what the Fourth of July means. Anxiety is an elevated response of nervous system which is exhausting when experiencing it for long periods of time. It can also be very harmful for pets with existing cardiovascular disease. “If you know your pet has noise phobias it is better to retreat then try to recover from the anxiety. Animals with heart disease have less ability to compensate for high stress conditions.” Says Dr. Andrew Cruikshank at Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital in Los Angeles. Here...

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