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Keep Pets Safe At Home This Fourth Of July

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Tulsa therapy dog Bella Rose attends the Jenks street festival Saturday. Tulsa therapy dog Bella Rose attends the Jenks street festival Saturday.
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Animal rescue organizations say more pets get lost of July 4 than any other day of the year. Getting your dog microchipped and leaving it inside at home are two of the best ways to protect your furry family member.

Local groups remind owners to take the following steps to protect your pet:

  • Be sure your pet is wearing an up-to-date and visible ID on its collar.
  • Take a current photo of your dog, just in case.
  • Exercise your dog during the day before parties begin.
  • Keep charcoal, fireworks and any other fire source away from curious pups.
  • Leave your dog at home during fireworks.
  • Leave gentle music on in the background to help distract from the noise.

Here are some links to local "lost and found" groups on Facebook in case the worst happens.

Tulsa Animal Welfare Lost and Found

Owasso Lost and Found Pets

Jenks and South Tulsa Lost and Found Pets

Lost or Found Glenpool Pets

Skiatook Lost and Found Pets

If you know of other web sites that are resources for people who have lost or found pets, please post in the comments section below.

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