WITH fireworks displays due to take place across the county next weekend, pet owners may be worried about how to keep their fluffy companion’s calm.

This is why radio station Classic FM has partnered with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSCPA) to create a special radio programme for to help animals cope with the bonfire and firework noise.

The station will be playing classical music to help calm and settle any anxious pets on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 from 5pm to 9pm.

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A survey by the RSPCA revealed that 63 per cent of animal owners reported that their pet was distressed during fireworks season.

Playing relaxing music was the most common way at 36 per cent to help calm or prepare their animal, along with taking their animal elsewhere at 29 per cent.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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