County warns of pet dangers on 4th of July
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Clark County officials want to remind pet owners to keep their animals safe on the 4th of July.
"Every year, scared pets manage to get loose during 4th of July fireworks, which can subject them to injuries or worse," county officials said in a statement.
Officials recommend pet owners talk with their veterinarians about sedation to keep your animals calm. They also say keeping animals in a closed room to muffle loud noises can help.
Loud noises caused by fireworks can make animals try to run away. That makes it important to have proper ID on your pet, whether it be a microchip or collars with name tags.
If your pet does get lost, the county recommends checking with the Lied Animal Shelter at 655 North Mojave Road in Las Vegas, or the city of Henderson animal shelter at 300 East Galleria.