Summer is a fun and crazy time. There's trips and vacations, tournaments, barbecues, and chaos in between. When we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, we plan for our barbecues, fireworks, trips, etc. One area people forget to prepare for is their dog on the Fourth of July. For some, this is your dog's first Independence Day and you can do little things now to make it a good experience, or a bad one, for your dog. Here are some tips to get you started.
People frequently enjoy getting to grill out and enjoy the outdoors on their Independence Day. With all the hotdogs and burgers falling on the ground, your dog may start to enjoy it too. But if your dog is a chow-hound and eats anything that falls on the ground, this could quickly become unsafe. There are many foods that are not safe for dogs to eat and even the ones that are safe could cause an upset stomach if too much is eaten. You don't see many healthy dogs that have eaten as many hotdogs as they can desire. You also don't want a dog constantly begging at other people trying to enjoy their food either. Work on some impulse control games to help emulate this situation before Independenc