Brooklyn Bark Talks

Fireworks, Your Dog, Your Cat  & Safety on the 4th of July!

Some pets don't even seem to notice fireworks going off on the 4th of July and others freak out. With America's birthday just around the corner, now is the time to figure out how to help your dog have a safe and less stressful 4th of July.

Did you know that more pets go missing during the 4th of July holiday than at any other time of the year? Follow these tips to keep your dog safe this Independence Day.

If your pet isn't microchipped, do it now!

Any veterinarian can do this for you and the charge is nominal (less than $25 as part of a visit).  If the vet's office doesn't register the chip for you, be sure that you do.

According to PetLink, a national pet recovery s

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Fido & Fireworks: Advice from Your Brooklyn Dog Walker

In Brooklyn, most - but not all - dogs have learned to tune out loud noises like fire engines, ambulences and booming car radios.  On July 4th pup is going to be faced with a different type of noise, fireworks, and might become mighty scared.

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