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Measures to Take this 4th of July Weekend to Keep Dogs Calm During Fireworks

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This coming week is the 4th of July weekend, and this is the weekend where the Idaho Humane Society gets a flood of calls regarding pets who have runaway due to the high anxiety due to fireworks.

Dogs are frightened by fireworks. Even if they are in a kennel or outside on a lease, dogs get scared and find a way to get loose and runaway according to the Idaho Humane Society.

The Idaho Humane Society suggests that dog owners keep their dogs indoors during firework displays or while people are shooting off fireworks in the neighborhood.

Some pet-owners report that they have success with aromatherapy in keeping their pets calm during firework shows. Some try to use music in the home to calm the animals. But the best solution for dog owners to keep their dogs and others safe is to keep their dogs indoors during firework displays.

If you see a dog loose in the neighborhood, it’s best to call animal control to handle the problem, but be aware that the dog shelter is on overflow during this weekend due to the number of dogs that become frightened and get loose.

Dogs in an excited condition can be prone to bite.

If you are bitten by a dog, you should review the article Mr. Morton has prepared for you regarding the 8 things to document to help you prove your case against the dog owner.

If you or a love one are bitten or attacked by a dog, you should consider consulting with an experienced dog bite attorney for an initial free consultation. Boise Personal Injury and Dog Bite Attorney Alan Morton has over 31 years of experience in helping victims seek compensation for their injuries due to other people’s negligence. You may contact Mr. Morton by calling 208.344.5555 or toll free at 888.716.8021 or by completing the online contact form. Mr. Morton is available to meet with you to discuss the facts of your case and to help you better learn your legal rights and remedies in a confidential setting at his office or your home, workplace, hospital or any other convenient location.

Category: Dog Bites

Alan Morton
Advocate for Justice/Trial Lawyer

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