Animal safety

Bang! Animal safety poster.

How to keep your pets safe

  • Always keep dogs and cats inside when fireworks are being let off.
  • Close all windows and doors and block of cat flaps.
  • Ensure dogs are wearing some form of ID.
  • Prepare a den for your pet where it can feel safe and comfortable.
  • Let your pet pace around, whine, meow and hide if it wants to.
  • Try not to cuddle and comfort pets as they will think you are worried too.
  • Avoid leaving pets alone during whilst fireworks are being let off.
  • Don’t tie your dog up outside while fireworks are being let off.
  • Never take your dog to a firework display.


Scared cat


For further information on how to keep you pets safe including small animals and horses and ponies read the Blue Cross guide...

Or read the RSPCA guide...