July is National Pet Loss Prevention Month, so we can’t go without addressing one of the top issues pet parents face. Even though most of us are responsible pet owners (or consider ourselves to be), accidents can happen, especially in the month of July. This is due to the increase in firework shows and outdoor activities such as hiking.

Losing a pet is stressful beyond words, and in order to prevent this, there are a few quick steps you can take to keep your pet safe and at home.