CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1987 |
These are the times that try dogs' souls. Independence Day, it seems, can be bad news for Bowzer--firecrackers exploding, fish hooks flying, half-eaten hamburgers descending from paper plates. There's heat stroke, indigestion and family-induced frenzy sufficient to push a once well-mannered pet over the edge. So the San Diego County Veterinary Medical Assn. has chosen this year to champion the interests of pets, the Fourth of July victims of owners' misguided largess.