6 ways to help your pet animals during 4th of July firework shows

ByJobina Fortson and Andrew Morris via KGO logo
Monday, June 27, 2022
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A Bay Area veterinarian says a thunder shirt, safe space, and being calm are all good ways to help dogs & pets during the loud noises of July 4th.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The July 4th holiday is synonymous with high-caliber fireworks shows of epic proportions, and with it, come the tense jitters and scary shivers of our pets at home.

Fortunately, Kevin Baker, D.V.M., with the Veterinary Emergency Group of San Ramon stopped by to share six simple ways to be better prepared for the nights of booms and bangs.

Click the video player above to watch the full interview with Baker and Jobina Fortson of ABC7 Mornings, and be sure to tune into ABC7@7, airing every weekday from 7-8 a.m. on the ABC7 Bay Area streaming apps.

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