Reposting this one from 2014. Tomorrow’s Halloween…. a time to be mindful of our four legged friends and their safety! Happy Halloween!
Halloween can be a stressful time for pets. Most veterinary practices see an increase in visits at this time of year. Here are some handy tips to keep in mind to keep your pet safe this Halloween.
- Let’s face it: It’s a sad fact that there are pranksters out there who enjoy doing mean things to pets on Halloween. Cats are especially at risk. If you have outdoor cats and ESPECIALLY black cats, I suggest keeping them indoors where they will be safe on Halloween. Pets have been teased, abused, stolen, and even killed on Halloween.
- Opening your door multiple times to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters can make it easy for your pet to dart out the door. Consider keeping them in a back room and away from the door on Halloween night.
- Halloween can be a spooky and scary time for your pet. Doorbells ringing and…
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