A Pet Owners Guide to Fireworks

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We are passionate about our displays – the joy, the fun and excitement they bring to vast numbers of people is incomparable. But we recognise there are some members of the family that fireworks may cause distress. Here are a few brief tips to help.

A Pet Owners Guide to Fireworks

We are passionate about our displays – the joy, the fun and excitement they bring to vast numbers of people is incomparable. But we recognise there are some members of the family that fireworks may cause distress. Here are a few brief tips to help.

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Cats:

  • Keep your cat indoors
  • Close all windows and the curtains turn on the television or play music to drown out the noise
  • Let your cat take refuge in a corner of the room or under a table and do not try to temp it out as this could cause more stress
  • Put the TV, radio or other music on to help prevent the animal from getting used to silence and being startled by sudden noises.

Cats:

  • Keep your cat indoors
  • Close all windows and the curtains turn on the television or play music to drown out the noise
  • Let your cat take refuge in a corner of the room or under a table and do not try to temp it out as this could cause more stress
  • Put the TV, radio or other music on to help prevent the animal from getting used to silence and being startled by sudden noises.

Dogs:

  • Exercise your dog during the day
  • Never walk your dog whilst fireworks are being let off
  • As with cats keep your dog indoors close the curtains and play music or turn on the television to drown out the noise
  • Let your dog hide if it wants to or take refuge under the furniture or in a corner
  • Put the TV, radio or other music on to help prevent the animal from getting used to silence and being startled by sudden noises.

Dogs:

  • Exercise your dog during the day
  • Never walk your dog whilst fireworks are being let off
  • As with cats keep your dog indoors close the curtains and play music or turn on the television to drown out the noise
  • Let your dog hide if it wants to or take refuge under the furniture or in a corner
  • Put the TV, radio or other music on to help prevent the animal from getting used to silence and being startled by sudden noises.

Horses, Donkeys and Ponies:

  • Horses often bolt from firework noise and can become injured. To help prevent this,┬ámake sure these animals are stabled where possible whilst fireworks are being let off.
  • Ensure the stables are free from miscellaneous objects which the animal could knock into and injure itself.
  • As with all animals, playing music in the background can help prevent the animal from attuning to silence and therefore being startled by sudden noises.