Coming from someone who owns a Bulldog, and has spent at least $1,000 in the past nine years on treatment for this very issue, I can offer this advice, do not let your dog roam freely in areas where there is an abundance of it.
If your dog is anything like mine, she'll be hiding under the bed for another ten days or so, until the possibility of hearing the pop of a firecracker is gone. There are four big reasons why dogs are not fans of the 4th of July.
I had a dog once that ate half a bag of coffee grounds and miraculously survived. Don't let your dog get into that! Caffeine can cause serious problems for pets, along with chocolate, meds, and a few surprise items around the house.
Why is Idaho behind the times when it comes to protecting our animals? Laws that beat around the bush and kind of protect them are not good enough. We need specific laws protecting these defenseless pets.
Dogs just don't understand Independence Day. We know the loud booms and bangs are to show how much we love our freedom, but dogs must think the world is caving in and they're about to get some shrapnel right in the hiney. We've got some ways to help calm the doggie jitters.