Keeping your Pets Safe On The 4TH


By Joey Martin

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) With the Fourth of July upon us one problem that continuously arises is what to do with your pets.

With loud noises and strange smells permeating the air... the fourth typically isn't your pet's favorite night of the year.

Annually the Twin Falls Police Department sees only a handful of strays loose on nights like the fourth.

But that doesn't mean you shouldn't take extra caution when it comes to your dogs well being...

The Twin Falls Police Department has a few tips for residents that are looking to keep their beloved animals safe.

“If you have dogs that are kept outside at least try to bring them into the garage or into the house. If you have inside dogs, put them in the bedroom… turn on the radio or the television to try to drown out the sound. Make sure that your dog has a collar on them, is they don’t have a license or a tag try to tape your information onto their collars.”
Said Twin Falls Police Officer, Brandi Gates.

If you are out and do see strays running around...

The Twin Falls Police Department is asking you to not call 911.

And the same goes for reporting illegal fireworks in your neighborhood.

Instead of dialing 911 they are asking that you contact the main Twin Falls Dispatch Office at 735–4357.

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