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I am a memebr of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows here in Cupertino and am also the Editor and publisher of our monthly newsletter.. Below is an article that I included in the newsletter that went in the mail today.



Animals are fleeing in panic; some bump headlong into the next car hurting themselves severely. Others go and hide themselves trembling for fear. Others again grab objects thrown towards them with their mouth imagining they were toys, with the effect that they explode in their mouth; dogs die in the presence of their masters who remain shocked and dismayed.
For us human beings fireworks have become unbearably loud and have resulted to many thousands each year in inner-ear injuries and even in final hearing damage. Many animal species have an extremely sensitive ear and a cracker, therefore, impairs their hearing more than our human ear! Cats hear better than dogs and much better than human beings; they suffer from loud noises at least as much as a person with a heavy headache. A cat or a dog which is exposed to the bursting of a cracker can endure a long-lasting trauma, even an irreversible ear damage. Fireworks lasting for hours are an acoustical torture for animals. Bunnies, guinea pigs, birds etc. are easily frightened and can suffer, as consequence of the loud noise, of a heart impact.
Fireworks can release heaviest health damage to animals up to shock conditions with death sequences.*
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Birds can lose orientation for quite some time because of the unexpected glare of fireworks rockets.
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Animals which get too near to exploding fireworks become victims of burns and eye damage.

There are also animals which are hit with fireworks intentionally and thus are severely and/or deadly hurt.

Panic can also create "stomach upsets" with animals or induce over-reactions. Non-acceptance of food, diarrhoea, severe trembling or continuous howling are typical evidence.
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Oh no, you reminded me of what time of year it was, and angered me and prepared me. Jesucristo - maybe I'll make a sign to put on my truck to remind owners to confine their dogs, especially on the 4th of July.
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I am a memebr of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows here in Cupertino and am also the Editor and publisher of our monthly newsletter.. Below is an article that I included in the newsletter that went in the mail today.



Animals are fleeing in panic; some bump headlong into the next car hurting themselves severely. Others go and hide themselves trembling for fear. Others again grab objects thrown towards them with their mouth imagining they were toys, with the effect that they explode in their mouth; dogs die in the presence of their masters who remain shocked and dismayed.
For us human beings fireworks have become unbearably loud and have resulted to many thousands each year in inner-ear injuries and even in final hearing damage. Many animal species have an extremely sensitive ear and a cracker, therefore, impairs their hearing more than our human ear! Cats hear better than dogs and much better than human beings; they suffer from loud noises at least as much as a person with a heavy headache. A cat or a dog which is exposed to the bursting of a cracker can endure a long-lasting trauma, even an irreversible ear damage. Fireworks lasting for hours are an acoustical torture for animals. Bunnies, guinea pigs, birds etc. are easily frightened and can suffer, as consequence of the loud noise, of a heart impact.
Fireworks can release heaviest health damage to animals up to shock conditions with death sequences.*
*
Birds can lose orientation for quite some time because of the unexpected glare of fireworks rockets.
*
Animals which get too near to exploding fireworks become victims of burns and eye damage.

There are also animals which are hit with fireworks intentionally and thus are severely and/or deadly hurt.

Panic can also create "stomach upsets" with animals or induce over-reactions. Non-acceptance of food, diarrhoea, severe trembling or continuous howling are typical evidence.

I'm not really worry about the 4th of July with my Siberians. They are noth bother by the the stuff. My dogs will try to attack the ones in the streets. They get very fasnated by the ones that spin fast and change colors they bark and try to lung at them and their tails wag. I take them out every 4th of July to watch them in town. They never act scared or nothing. I'm asked if they blind and deaf,...LOL!
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