Credit: PetsMatter
Credit: PetsMatter

Keeping Pets Safe During 4th of July [list]

Did you know that July 5th is the busiest day of the year for Animal Shelters?  Not surpising, and yet heartbreaking.

Fireworks and loud noises often frighten pets so much they flee their homes in terror. In fact, animal control officers across the country report a 30 percent increase in lost pets each year between July 4 and July 6—and only 14 percent of those pets are reunited with their families.

Thanks to these tips from PETS MATTER, taking a few extra precautions we can ALL enjoy a fun, happy and safe holiday.  Story source and safety list (HERE).  Even more tips (HERE) from Pet MD.

AboutShellie Hart

Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 2X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital with weekly participation in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”