Check Out the Ways to Protect Your Dog This Diwali
That is not needed to be mentioned that how much you care for your pawed best friend. But the thing which you all must think about seriously to protect your dog or any pet in the house. Firecrackers are considered as a serious threat to animals not only because of those annoying sounds but also they can get injured on festivals like Diwali. So it is necessary to treat them with love and care protecting them from any such accidents, especially on occasions like Diwali.
Choose a Centralised Location to Burst Your Crackers so that you don’t disturb stray animals hidden somewhere in the corners or shelters for themselves. By doing this you also protect your dog from being disturbed from loud noises and smoke you make while bursting crackers in the house.
Ensure There are no Open Circuits or Loose Wires Around the House
Due to the heavy lighting in the house on Diwali, chances may occur that you might forget to close some circuits or leave the wires naked or loosened. In such cases, your pets might step on the naked wires or chew them and can get an Electric shock. This could even lead to your pets death if not taken care of.
Festivals like Diwali and Makar Sankranti is when most of the animals get accidentally injured. So its time for you to be active and stay alert. It's your responsibility that if you came across an injured animal to provide it with medical care as soon as possible. So its necessary that you stay in touch you’re your nearby NGO’s or medical team who work for the welfare of animals.
We all know how harmful are crackers for health. But still, we buy them every year. But what to do after bursting them up? Well, what most of us do is that we leave the leftover crackers on the road. Stray animals have a tendency to chew and smell leftovers on the road. So this habit of ours can be very painful to them if they consume it by mistake.
On occasions such as Diwali, pets normally get frustrated due to loud sounds and smoke. So it is necessary to protect your dog or other pets in the house from dehydration. Especially dogs are extremely sensitive to the loud noise and lights from firecrackers, which makes them suffer from anxiety and over salvation (water loss). So keep your dog well hydrated by placing bowls of water at different corners of the house.