Should There Be “Firework Free” Areas At The Jersey Shore? [POLL]
So, what goes hand in hand with 4th of July? FIREWORKS!
I have always been a fan of getting together with friends, laying out a huge blanket, and watching the fireworks together to ring in the holiday. (Throw in some burgers and dogs and we are set!)
However, I am starting to think that there needs to be "Firework Free" areas at the Jersey Shore.
Here is why: there are dogs and people who get seriously scared and disturbed by these noises. One of our dogs, Atticus, has anxiety attacks and shakes incessantly. Dog's hearing is much more sensitive than humans and for dogs, fireworks can sound like bombs or explosives.
I also know people, more specifically veterans, who suffer from PTSD and really struggle when Firework season comes around.
So tell me, what do you think? Cast your vote!
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