“there are some simple steps you can take to help four-legged family members feel more comfortable this November. ” PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public about how to stay safe on Bonfire Night.
Future Fireworks Legislation: “We urge all those who have been impacted by fireworks to submit their views to the consultation.”
“This is a real opportunity to protect the public, their properties and the people who keep us safe.” FBU Scottish Secretary Ian Sim
Vet charity PDSA is urging owners to take preventive action – especially those who took on a pet during the pandemic – in a bid to reduce the extreme distress and suffering that fireworks can cause.
Winds fresh, occasionally strong from the west or northwest. Maximum temperature 11 °C.
Our pets’ enhanced senses mean they can find the loud noises and bright flashes from fireworks overwhelming, which can lead to severe anxiety and trauma.
It is safer, better for the environment and often less expensive to attend organised public firework displays.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) received 1,100 calls between 3.30pm and 11.30 pm on Bonfire Night, 5th of November.
““The report’s recommendations are a welcome step towards positive and much-needed change in fireworks controls in Scotland.”
“This is a story about fireworks.”