The 4th of July is all about celebrating freedom and independence. But you know who shouldn’t celebrate freedom on this fine summer holiday? Your pet!
Well, that’s not to say you shouldn’t dress your pug in an Uncle Sam costume (in fact, please do, and send us a pic because that would be adorable).
What we mean is that your dog or cat shouldn’t “go free” and end up lost! The 4th of July can be super scary for pets because of all the fireworks and noisy parties. Many animals get so spooked that they’ll jump over or frantically dig out of their backyard fences. In fact, more pets run away on the 4th of July than any other day of the year.
To make sure you keep Fido and Fluffy safe, we dug up some infographics with helpful tips for pet owners on the 4th of July. Check ’em out after the jump and share with your friends and family to spread the word!
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