Monday, June 30, 2014
Infographic: Keeping Your Pets Safe On July 4th
Did you know that more pets go missing around the 4th of July than any other time of year? Animal control officials across the country see a 30-60% increase in lost pets each year between July 4th and 6th. In fact, July 5th is one of the busiest days of the year for shelters. Sadly, only 14% of lost pets are returned to their owners, according to nationwide statistics. And worse, 30-60% of lost pets are euthanized because they cannot be properly identified and returned to their owners.
Special thanks to Pet Amber Alert for putting a spotlight on these alarming statistics and providing tips on how pet owners can protect their pets.