(SOURCE: Tufts University, news release, June 29, 2012)
TUESDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) -- The July Fourth holiday may mean happy times for humans, but your best furry friend may well want to hide, veterinary experts say.
From barbeques to heat and fireworks, Independence Day festivities pose specific risks to dogs, according to emergency room veterinarian Liz Rozanski, an associate professor of clinical sciences at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
Rozanski advised pet owners to take the following precautions to ensure the safety of their dogs this Fourth of July:
The ASPCA provides additional summer safety tips for pets.
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