It’s summer in lake country which means it’s the perfect time of the year for family visits, boating, and rounds of golf. Of course, the summer holiday of July 4th is right around the corner, and with that will come the fireworks displays. Even though these celebrations are loved by humans, they can be distressing for our four-legged friends. The flashes of light, loud noises, and smells of fireworks can be incredibly stressful for many dogs. Below are some tips to keep your furry family members safe this Fourth of July!
We hope that these pointers will ensure that every member of your family has a safe and happy holiday. Happy Fourth of July from everyone here at Oconee Regional Humane Society!
by Maggie Moran
If you have ever lost a beloved pet due to whatever the reason – you understand how it hurts and you never forget the unconditional love the pet gave you. They were your friend, your buddy, your companion. They were, in fact, a member of your family. They brought joy to the family. For myself, I have lost several and I still have a place in my heart for each and every one of them.
There are many many quotes and poems about losing a pet. Yes, most will bring tears to your eyes. But I think this says it all.
“Sometimes the best way to honor the life of the pet you lost
is to save another”
Don’t wait too long. A shelter animal is waiting for you……