As the 4th of July approaches…

Please follow these 11 safety tips and remember that the fireworks are for us humans to enjoy and not so much for our fur babies!!! Safety Tips for the 4th of July!1. Leave your pets at home for the fireworks/festivities.2. Secure your pet in an enclosed room or kennel while not home.3. Don’t leave pets unattended outside, even in a fenced in yard at all for the 4th and days before/after.4. Make sure your pet is wearing a collar with current ID tags and make sure the microchip information is updated with the chip company.5. Take profile photos of your pets standing on all fours just in case you need to make a lost pet sign.6. Leave the TV & radio on loud in each room for your pets, even if your home.7. Put up baby gates in front of the doors to prevent an escape or to give you a two second head start to catch if they try to jump over. 8. Keep your pets secured in a bedroom while company is over if the front door is being opened and closed constantly.9. Walk your dogs leashed hours prior to the fireworks. Martingale collars are safest collars for your dogs to not be able to back out of if scared. Also purchase a whistle go explorer gps & again, always keep them leashed.10. Keep your pets inside during the fireworks.11. Take a few pieces of sterile gauze, rub all over your pets belly & neck for 30 seconds (stay away from the mouth/face) and put the gauze in a new non-scented ziplock bag. This is just in case you need a 100% scent article of your pet. Write your pets name on the outside of the ziplock bag and store in a drawer for safe keeping.TY PI JAMIE KATZ FOR THE TIPS! 100 + ABANDONED DOGS OF EVERGLADES FLORIDA

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