If you are celebrating the festivities with your pet, here is a good article to read and to consider:
….. Fear of fireworks and other loud noises is not uncommon in pets. In the animal world, fear is a normal response to a threatening situation or aversive stimulus and is designed to protect the animal from harm. A phobia is a persistent excessive and irrational fear response. Fears and phobias can develop at any age and in any breed.
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July 4, 2006
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY !
Here is another article from our archives to consider: