Think about animals on New Year's Eve - SPCA

Little thought is given to animals as people go all out to celebrate the new year with fireworks, says the SPCA.

Ray White, standing in for Stephen Grootes, on Thursday spoke to SPCA spokesperson Christine Kuch about their plans to keep animals safe from fireworks.

Listen to the conversation below:

Unfortunately it's the same message being put out year after year calling for responsibility, but it's not being heeded...

Christine Kuch, SPCA spokesperson

We are tired of hearing stories that 'my dog ran away because of fireworks'... they might be a factor in it, but how did the dog get out of the gate?

Christine Kuch, SPCA spokesperson

A dog can hear a grasshopper eat, so the sound of those big bombs is frightening and it can't be compared to thunder...

Christine Kuch, SPCA spokesperson

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