Man Gets Animal Cruelty Charges After Daughter Films Him Scaring Dog with Fireworks

“The floodgates opened, every other call that has come in today has been about this,” said Tim Poorman. “We have had calls from all over the country, from Canada and Mexico.”

Maybe Someday There Will be a Silent Night for Fireworks

Holidays can lead to stress for many, including dogs and cats, and with the Fourth of July, that can be compounded with the noise associated with fireworks. However, that loud noise, the thunder, that has become part and parcel of display expectations, has seen some significant changes over the years. Many companies are now offering low-noise varieties in an effort to reduce that aspect of the performance. Essentially, it leaves you the beauty without the bang.