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Fourth of July celebrations may be fun for you, but the popping, crackling and booming of fireworks can be terrifying for you pets. The best thing a pet owner can do is keep your animals inside and be sure to eliminate any escape route for them. Even mellow animals may try to dart out of the house if scared by fireworks.
The biggest problem Placer County SPCA encounters are animals without any form of identification. The most helpful aid in finding your scared pet is proper identification or microchiping your pet, which will help in reuniting your pet with its family. If someone finds an animal, take the pet to a local veterinarian or animal shelter so they can be scanned for a microchip.
If they do not have a microchip, Placer County residents should contact all of our local animal shelters (Placer County Animal Services in Auburn, Rocklin Animal Facility in Rocklin and Placer SPCA headquartered in Roseville) and provide a detailed description of the animal. Post the found animal on your local Craigslist, in your local newspaper, on social media and on any other lost/found websites.
If someone has lost their dog, they should: