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How to keep your pets safe this July 4 holiday

Those flashes in the sky this fourth of July may cause a frenzy for your furry friends.

According to the website, PetAmberAlert, animal control officials across the nation say more pets go missing around the fourth of July than any other time of the year – with July 5th being one of the busiest days for shelters across the country.

Pet owners are gearing up for the firework displays.

“We’ve had some experiences with fireworks that haven’t gone so well so we have a Thundershirt that we put on him. It kind of acts like a big cuddle. It tends to calm him down a bit.” Said dog owner Emily Young.

For veterinarians, it’s a busy time as well.

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