How to Keep Your Pet Safe on the 4th of July

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Ah, the fourth of July! Known as the biggest of all American holidays, no detail is left unturned when it comes the red, white and blue! If you’re looking to have a big celebration at home this year, or you plan on having a lovely, relaxing evening, here are some pet tips to know to keep your little pals safe!

Keep Them Inside

Of course, some pets are inside twenty-four-seven (hello, fish) — but it’s important to keep your pets indoors, especially during the night. The reason? That’s due to fireworks that will be going off around your home in every single direction.

The fireworks will be in the sky — but there’s always a “freak chance” that one firework (or a few) could backfire. To eliminate any problems, please keep your pets indoors on this big day.

Only Feed Pet-Friendly Foods

Sure, it’s rather tempting to give your pet a nibble of your cheeseburger or onion dip, but it could also be potentially dangerous to their well-being. If you’re going to give your pet a special treat on the big day, then it’s best to find a pet-friendly food alternative that will do just the trick!

From snacks to treats, there are a variety of pet-friendly recipes you can find and make in the comfort of your kitchen!

If you’re looking for the best snacks/treats to give your pets on Independence Day, then it’s best to stop by your local pet store for some holiday goodies!

Make Sure They’re Hydrated

This tip is one to follow all summer long, and beyond: keep your pet hydrated. Believe it or not, one of the most common of pet illnesses is being dehydrated. Even if your pet is indoors, it’s possible for them to get dehydrated.

If you’re looking for the best solution, then it’s wise to invest in an additional pet water dish to keep your little buddy cool, calm and hydrated throughout the summer.

Not only will your pet feel great, but they’ll have less of a chance of being dehydrated — which is very important to avoid at all costs.

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