June 27, 2012
For pet parents across America, Independence Day is filled with fun, festive summertime traditions...GoPetplan.com">Petplan pet insurance encourages pet parents to remember that parades, fireworks and backyard bonanzas may fall flat for – or flat-out frighten – four-legged friends.
“Backyard barbecues, concerts, parades and fireworks displays are all traditions pet parents look forward to on July Fourth, but it’s important to be aware of the risks these can pose for pets,” says Dr. Jules Benson, Vice President of Veterinary Services at Petplan. “As with any celebration, the increased activity and excitement can lead to stressful situations and health hazards, so I recommend careful consideration before deciding to include Fido or Fluffy in your patriotic party plans.”
With that in mind, Petplan offers the following tips to help pet parents keep furry family members safe during Fourth of July celebrations:
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