Posts Tagged ‘halloween’

Trick-or-Treat

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Is your pet joining in on the trick-or-treating this year?  If you do decide to let Fido tag along, be sure that you are keeping him or her safe.  Halloween can be a stressful time for pets, and mingling in crowds of noisy children dressed in scary costumes can be intimidating for a lot of animals.  If your pet seems overwhelmed by the activity, it may be best to leave him at home.

Costumes for pets are often cute, but they can also cause anxiety.  If your pet tolerates wearing a costume, be sure that it fits comfortably and allows your pet to see and move freely. Also be sure your pet is visible in the dark (incorporating reflective tape or lights in a costume can help) and is wearing identification should it become separated from you.

If you do manage to get your pet dressed up successfully, share a picture with us in our pet gallery or on our Facebook page!

And don’t forget that chocolate and items sweetened with xylitol are dangerous for animals!

Happy haunting to you and your pet!