It's time to celebrate America! Happy 4th of July, y'all!

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It's time again for a day of celebrating, barbecuing, hanging out with friends and family, and enjoying some breathtaking firework shows — there are LOTS all throughout the Treasure Valley — keep scrolling for a complete list of the greatest firework shows in the Boise area 👇

But unfortunately, these festivities are not typically the most fun for our loving dogs. In fact, the 4th of July can actually be a very stressful and anxiety-filled time for those four-legged loved ones of ours...

Photo of Libby by Lauren B. in the 104.3 WOW Country Studio
Photo of Libby by Lauren B. in the 104.3 WOW Country Studio

This is my dog, Libby. Last year around this time she was a brand new little puppy, and I wanted to make sure I do all of the right things for the 4th of July. Of course, I'd like to do the same this year. So, in preparation for 4th, and so we can all take better care of our dogs, I got professional advice from local vets (below).

I reached out to the vets at Treasure Valley Vet in Kuna and asked them for their best tips to ensure a safe and stress-free 4th of July experience for our amazing dog family members.

Ensure your dog is safe and relaxed with these 8 tips for a stress-free dog on the 4th of July 👇

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