Keep dogs safe this bonfire night

October 24, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council is urging people to ensure their dogs are kept safe this bonfire night. Bangs and flashes from fireworks can cause great distress to many animals and ahead of bonfire night the Council is encouraging all dog owners to take necessary measures to ensure their animals have a stress free and safe evening. Council Dog Warden, Sue Farenden, said: “Bonfire night is the worst evening of the year for many animals. If […]

Stay Safe This Bonfire Night

November 2, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

The East Midlands Ambulance Service is reminding people to stay safe this Bonfire Night. Last year the ambulance service received nine calls on November 5. In total eight related to injuries caused by fireworks and one concerned someone falling into a bonfire. Dave Wright, a paramedic, said: “Thankfully the number of calls we receive relating to fireworks and bonfires is small but we’d like it to be zero. “Attending an organised Bonfire Night is the safest […]

Residents urged to protect their pets this bonfire night

October 19, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Bangs and flashes from fireworks can cause great distress to many animals and, ahead of bonfire night, East Lindsey District Council is encouraging all pet owners to take necessary measures to ensure their animals have a stress free and safe evening. Council Dog Warden, Sue Garland, said “Bonfire night is the worst evening of the year for many animals. “If your dog has previously shown signs of fear caused by fireworks, talk to the vets before […]