Keep your dog safe this Fourth of July


Although we try to comfort our pets, Dr. Rolan Tripp, a veterinary behaviorist and adjunct professor at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, says, “Don’t reward the fear.” What has a calming effect is for them to see that you aren’t freaking out. If you remain calm and don’t baby them, they’ll be closer to leaning how to handle loud noises.