Can we confine fireworks to one day?

The holiday from July 2 to July 7 was expectedly painful and too terrifying for one of my dogs, and of course I’m angry when my smallest dog is shaking for 20 minutes (and that’s with tranquilizers) from an explosion, and each new explosion only adds to her shaking, but I tried to think if any realistic progress could be made.

Explosions are a part of the 4th, and being part of the community, I have to put up with that. I would gladly endure the explosions if they only happened on one day, but I’d like to hear back from the partiers if they would be willing to confine their explosions to only the 4th and not have a week-long explosion festival.

— Ken Gresset


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