Some Good Tips For 4th of July

Ok so 4th of July…. barbecues, picnics, family, friends and fireworks… Which is all lots of fun but your pets may not think so. It is really important to keep them calm, safe and indoors. If you have a pet that is sensitive to loud noises and thinks the sky is falling or worse here are a few things you can do.
Basic things:
Here are some simple ways to help you and your pooch (and kitty) safe during 4th of July festivities.

KEEP PETS INDOORS
Keep your pets in a safe, enclosed room, preferably one without windows. If you’re having guests over, consider keeping pets in a room that’s off-limits to guests, with plenty of water and food.

CREATE A CALMING ENVIRONMENT
Surround pets with their favorite toys and other familiar objects. Sometimes the smell of an article of clothing from your laundry can help comfort them. Play soothing music and keep the room as quiet as possible by closing doors, windows, and blinds.

KEEP AWAY FROM FIREWORKS
Even if your pet doesn’t seem obviously upset by fireworks, they can still cause harm to pets. Avoid potential burns, injuries, or possible ingestion by keeping all pets out of the vicinity of fireworks.

UPDATE IDENTIFICATION
The biggest risk of all this 4th of July is that pets will get loose and become lost. Even if a pet is secured inside, the sound of fireworks can cause them to panic – sometimes even breaking through glass windows. Make sure your pets are microchipped and wearing identification tags. Dogs should have a County License on their collar

PREVENTATIVE  MEASURES:
Thunder shirts are good tool to use for calming and creating a sense of safety for your pet.

There are also some great calming points to use before the big day during and afterwards. If you can start these the night before and do them that morning and early evening it may help keep your pets from getting really worked up

Hold points lightly  with your finger or thumb you don’t’ need a lot of pressure for this  to work use the same pressure that you would use to touch your eyelid. If  he or she  yawns or licks her lips or does the deep breathing and sighing  you are doing a great job

If you have any questions please feel free to email us at Info@reikiforallcreatures.com Also if you do try these points please let us know if there was a change.

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