Unlike people, pets don’t associate the noise, flashes, and burning smell of pyrotechnics with celebrations. Pets are terrified of fireworks, and often panic at the loud whizzes and bangs they produce.
Because of this, the American Humane Association reports that July 5th is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters.
Check out the July 4th pet safety tips at Pet MD
We stopped all fireworks at home because it scares our little girl and she doesn’t deserve to be scared over a few fireworks!