Don’t mix pets and fireworks

My own dog Winston has twice jumped out of a second-floor window to get away from nature’s thunderboomers. So take it from the voice of experience: Heed the noise-and-flash pet warnings during this loud Fourth of July holiday, and keep your animal (dog or cat) in a safe, interior space. But if your animal runs away and becomes lost, call your local shelter immediately and fill out a report (in Asheville, call 253-6807). Then post flyers in your neighborhood and alert your neighbors. Use the free WNC on-line lost/found service, like799 viewsCommunity News


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  1. Stewart David

    Thanks, Nelda, for making these great points! Our wonderful canine companion Nikko, who has since passed away, was terrified of fireworks. We always stayed home with him on the 4th of July weekend and New Year’s Eve to comfort him.

    Stewart David

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