Fireworks can be a nightmare for your animals. No matter how calm your dog usually is, the panic that those loud noises create is enough to have them jump over a fence, run into traffic, dig holes under fences or chew through their leash or a screen. A lot of pets get lost during this time of celebration, and you have to help them get through it. More than ever, make sure your dog is wearing a sturdy collar and a tag with updated information, and your cat should be wearing a breakaway collar and a tag and license as well. If you haven't done it, implant a microchip in your cats and dogs, and if they already have one, make sure the company has all the updated information. Keep the number of the microchip handy. Some owners microchip their pets and then forget to give out their information, rendering the chip totally useless.