The Fourth of July is coming and so are the fireworks, but your pets may not be as excited as you are for the show. In fact, many dogs will react poorly to the loud booms and flashes of fireworks. Melody Whitworth, an employee at the Unchained Melodies Dog Rescue, will spend the holiday caring for stray dogs and protecting them from the anxiety fireworks may cause them. 

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