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Doggone, it’s the 4th already

MANHATTAN – The Fourth of July is finally here, and with the celebration comes fireworks, barbecues and outdoor fun for all; including our furry, four-legged friends. The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health cares for companion animals as much as people do.
The big booms and bangs from the firecrackers this weekend are exciting for us, but could scare a pet. Keeping youar pet on a leash is highly recommended to keep them from running away, exhausting themselves or getting lost. Exercise pets early in the morning or late in the afternoon to avoid the extreme heat. If ...


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