Red, White and Boom!

The 4th of July is full of fun and celebration for us but most of our pets would disagree. During festivities like cookouts, swimming, parades, bon fires and fireworks many pets get away from their owners. Making the 5th of July the busiest day of the year for rescue organizations and shelters, they fill up quickly with dogs and cats that have managed to get away from their owners. Sam hiding There are many things you can do to ensure your pets are safe, sound and comfortable. Continue reading

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The Monster in the Sky- Storm and Firework Anxiety

Annie Blog Storm

Summer is here and many are celebrating, but for some dogs similar to Annie, summer is not always a celebration. Storms and fireworks are a stressful time for many dogs.

Note:  more pets go missing on the 4th of July than any other holiday.  This means that the 5th is the busiest day for animal shelters.  So try to avoid taking pets to fireworks shows with you. You don’t want to leave your pet outside unattended. They may try to run away during the fireworks. It would be a good idea to bring them inside. It is important to have proper identification on your pet at all times so if they go missing you have a greater chance of being reunited with you.  You may also want to consider microchipping your pet so that you may be reunited faster. Continue reading