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Old 07-05-2013, 06:44 PM   #11
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I'm a big fan of fireworks myself but do people really need to set them off the day before and after the holiday? My dogs tend to bark every time a firework goes off. It gets old after 3 days. We do turn the TV up a little louder than normal on the evening of the main firework shows.

On another note we've given up on going out to see the firework as the traffic and crowds out here get so ridiculous.
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the 4th. begins in June, sometimes May.
Sometimes lasts till Aug.


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Using the concept behind the thundershirt, I held our drop kick dog with one hand underneath him and the other on his back. Seemed to significantly calm him down.


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We thought our old lab, Lucy, was in the shop....she was apparently working on the screen door on the back porch! Poor girl just can't take poppers!

At least I have not finished painting....

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On another note we've given up on going out to see the firework as the traffic and crowds out here get so ridiculous.
Once my kids got old enough to go with friends or become uninterested, I stopped going to public fireworks, too.
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