pet fireworks anxiety and safety resources

Getting Your Pet Ready for the 4th of July

July 4th fireworks can cause stress and anxiety in our pets, and many pets go missing and get lost in their efforts to escape the noise. Luckily, with some preparation, you can help your dog or cat acclimate to the sound of fireworks, address any noise phobia with medication or supplements, and make sure your home is safe and secure. The resources below offer insights and how-to's to prepare your home and pet for the fireworks celebrations, along with recommended products for helping your pet on the 4th of July.

4th of July Pet Prep Quick Tip

Fireworks Sounds for Desensitization


dog lost on open road

6 Tips for Finding Your Lost Dog

We hope your dog never goes missing, but if you do find yourself searching for a lost dog, these tips will help you get them back home as fast as possible.

Recommended Pet Calming Products

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Comfort Zone Cat Calming Pheromone Diffuser
comfort zone cat  kitten calming pheromone diffuser
Adaptil Calm Home for Dogs Pheromone Diffuser
Adaptil Dog Calming Diffuser Kit-1
Adaptil Calming Dog Pheromone Spray
ADAPTIL Spray 60 mL – Calms & Comforts Dogs
Adaptil Calm On-The-Go Pheromone Collar
ADAPTIL Calming Collar for Dogs, A Constant Calm Anywhere You Go
ThunderShirt Classic Dog Anxiety Jacket
thundershirt dog anxiety calming
Thundershirt for Cats
thundershirt for cats
Zylkene Calming Milk Protein Supplements for Cats and Dogs
Zylkene Calming Milk Protein Supplements for Cats and Dogs
Solliquin Anxiety Calming Treats for Dogs
Solliquin Chewable Tablets behavioral health supplement
iCalm Dog Portable Speaker with Calming "Through a Dog's Ear" Music
through a dogs ear calming music
iCalm Cat Portable Speaker with Calming "Through a Cat's Ear" Music
through a cats ear calming music