Here in the United States, it is the Fourth of July ~ Independence Day ~ America's Birthday! And with its arrival, is summer in all of its glory! The season that marks a time to kick back and relax, go swimming, sunning, and spend lazy days lounging about, daydreaming, and chasing fireflies.
Here's some interesting July 4th facts from the History.com:
Of course, as with any holiday, with all the excitement, visitors coming and going, barbeques and picnics, hot weather, and fireworks, it's always important to remember some safety tips to ensure that everyone, including our pets, have a happy and safe Independence Day. Here's our FiveSibes tips once again, just as a reminder!
The ASPCA also shares it care and concern for pets with the important following graphic as a friendly reminder to watch out for hidden dangers during this celebratory holiday season:
Have you downloaded the ASPCA's mobile app yet? If not, you can download it HERE.
We are pleased to announce that we've teamed up once again with the ASPCA to bring you these important hot weather and holiday health tips. Now, you can win two fabulous gifts compliments of the ASPCA! A (p)awesome ASPCA Emergency Ready Pet First Aid Kit (valued at $29.95) that comes pre-packed in a durable zippered bag with organized compartments, and includes: 1 Scissors, 1 Tweezers, 2 Exam-quality vinyl gloves, 1 1" x 5 yd. first-aid tape roll, 12 Antiseptic cleansing wipes, 6 Antibiotic ointment packs, 10 9" x 2" Gauze dressing pads, 4 3" x 3" Gauze dressing pads, 1 5" x 9" Trauma pad, 1 2" x 5 yd. Wrap bandage, 2 2" x 4½yd. Conforming gauze roll bandage, 1 Eye Pad, 1 Triangular Bandage, 1 Eye wash, 1 Hydrogen peroxide, and 1 Instruction guide that includes treatments for medical emergencies.
~AND~ the second prize is a very cool Subaru Roll-Up Picnic Blanket (valued at $11.95 ) so you and your pet can have a fun time outdoors! This polyester fleece 47"x52" blanket folds and rolls into flap with handle and hook-and-loop closure.
The first two randomly selected winners from our Rafflecopter below will be our winners with the first name selected winning the First Aid Kit, and the second name will be the winner of the picnic blanket!
|Our FiveSibes showing their patriotic spirit!|
Along with get-togethers with family and friends, swimming, and barbeques, what's the Fourth of July without a parade and fireworks?! The following video of "Patriotic Pets on Parade" from 2011 many of you may remember, and it will always be one of my favorites. It's so good to see all the beautiful faces and to remember our furangel friends here, too...they will always be remembered! With all the beautiful pets decked out in their patriotic finest...and those smiles...just brilliant! And of course, (safe) fireworks! Such a fun video for a fun holiday! We hope it brings a smile to each of you, too!
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