A POPULAR radio broadcaster, which broadcasts in the North East, is set to hold its own dedicated show aimed at keeping pet owners and their pets relaxed during Bonfire Night

Classic FM’s Charlotte Hawkins is set to present “Pet Classics”- two special programmes from 6pm to 10pm tonight (November 5) and Saturday November 6.

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This is when fireworks night will be at its peak and Pet Classics will be playing the most calming music.

According to the description on Classic FM’s website: “Bonfire Night can be a stressful time for animals because of the loud noises and bright lights, which is why our show is designed specifically for animals.”

The show will present an evening of specially curated soothing music to help calm the nerves of our favourite companions and “ease the stress during the noise and bright lights.”

Multiple messages have been issued by fire services asking people to be considerate of pets stressing that “not everyone likes November 5.”

Cleveland Fire Brigade said on social media: “Fireworks are loud, explosive and extremely dangerous, they can also be the cause of a lot of stress for our furry friends.

“Think of others and stay safe this fireworks period.”

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said on Facebook: “Our Fire Dog Woodie is extremely brave and works in fire scenes but even he can be distressed by loud explosions outside during the fireworks season.

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“With bonfire night fast approaching please think about the effect on your pets and other peoples when buying your fireworks.”


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