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Managing Fireworks Phobia in Your Dog

Comic of two dogs talking. Comic Reads "My plans for the forth aren't finalized yet but I'm either cowering under the bed or digging a hole through the tub...and you?"

When we think about the Fourth of July we think about barbeques, parades and fireworks. Animal shelters think about how many extra lost dogs they will take in when frightened dogs run away to escape loud and unpredictable fireworks. Here are some tips to minimize your dog’s distress during the holiday weekend: 1. Exercise early and long.