With the Fourth Of July comes fireworks. A night many dog owners dread, because they have to worry about their dog having a heart attack or running away in fear. With a little planning you can avoid those scary scenarios.
First of all, let’s address prevention. A great many dog’s fear stems from an effect of vaccinosis. Vaccinosis is essentially a form of adverse reaction to a vaccine. Find out about rabies vaccinosis http://shapingchaos.wordpress.com/2008/06/08/symptoms-of-rabies-vaccinosis/ and more about vaccinosis http://www.thedogplace.org/VACCINES/Vaccinosis-1_Bloomer&Thomason.asp . So preventing vaccinosis is preventing fear of fireworks, and we do this by declining vaccines (some places may have a Rabies Vaccine Law) when possible.
Next thing we need to do is plan for the noisy holiday in advance. Have your game plan ready and available. Make your own plans so that you will be able to keep your dog safe for the night. Take your pet for…
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