Pets comfort humans. It's one of the many reasons we connect so closely with them, but sometimes our four-legged friends need comfort from us — especially around Fourth of July fireworks when, according to the ASPCA, more pets go missing because of panic caused by bright lights and thunderous noises.
Renee Colvert and Allegra Ringo, the hosts of Cuteness Pawdcast, share the secrets of calming pet anxieties during July Fourth festivities and how to keep cats and dogs safe from the hidden hazards of summertime cookouts.
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Plus, we give a double-pawed salute to the good boys and girls who serve in uniform on this special Independence Day edition of the Cuteness Pawdcast.
If you like what you're hearing, check out our episode that helps everyday people cope with the very real problem of pet allergies.