Monday, August 01, 2011

Valium and Muffs for the dogs

The following story has me thinking ....
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When rock and roll fans flock to an outdoor music festival in upscale East Hampton next month, the pampered pooches and kitties at a neighboring animal shelter may be popping Valium to cope.

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is so concerned about the well-being of its 150 furry residents that executive director Sara Davidson also is considering noise-reducing earmuffs for the animals.
"The veterinarian will make the determination if any animals are reacting adversely to the sound (of the rock festival)," Davidson said. "She will make the determination of what, if any, medication they need. Valium is given to animals that are experiencing nervous conditions." ....

Yahoo news report

Perhaps this is what we need to greet people with at the entry to our church services? You know ... the music is too loud, the drums rattle the walls ...

Might be just the ticket.

xtnyoda, shalomed



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