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Pets Are Not Patriotic


Animals  (tags: pets, protection, July 4, fireworks )

Andrea
- 1496 days ago - americanhumane.org
Your pets can be upset by Independence Day celebrations, especially fireworks. Keep them safe and happy with these tips.



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Kaye S. (45)
Thursday June 24, 2010, 7:43 pm
Absolutely, thanks
 

Andrea Tackett (187)
Thursday June 24, 2010, 8:03 pm
I have to admit, my rescue Lab Nyla LOVED going to fireworks in Houston. I know dogs are suppose to be color-blind, but she was fixated on the fireworks, not scared at all. 1 yr we even brought her Boxer friend & her family. I DO know that every Collie or other herding breed we've ever had totally freaks out, at home, & hides until the drama is over. No idea what the major difference is there, but I've witnessed it many times.
Anyway, take care of your pets!
Love & God bless~
 

Gail Lopez (65)
Thursday June 24, 2010, 8:11 pm
Poor little ones, it would be scarey for them. Our cat sits upstairs staring out the window watching the fireworks far off and pawing at the glass until the neighbors close by start their revelry. Then Mr. Cici runs for the darkest corner and hides until it's all over. I'm sure Miss L will be baying and carrying on this year. She was too small last year to know what was happening and fell asleep in my daughter's lap. Keep your pets inside and safe. Thank you, Andrea, for this very important reminder!
 

Hugo Godinez (0)
Thursday June 24, 2010, 8:16 pm
thanks for the article
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Thursday June 24, 2010, 10:05 pm
Thanks Andrea
 

Bryony J. (1)
Friday June 25, 2010, 1:39 am
thanks
 

Muhammad Helmi (25)
Friday June 25, 2010, 2:56 am
signed and noted.
 

. (0)
Friday June 25, 2010, 5:51 am
When living in Oregon on thr Willamette River there were many geese who were abandoned as pets. On the 4th--fireworks--snd we would have a party with cracked corn on county land next door. Much better than having them being scared.
 

Patrizia S. (315)
Friday June 25, 2010, 6:49 am
Thank you Andrea. Good article.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday June 25, 2010, 7:21 pm
Thanks , good advise !!
 
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