Seasonal Scares: What You Need to Know About Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween pet safety can make Halloween fun with pets!

Autumn is the perfect time of year for making memories, and, for many, those memories involve one of the most beloved of American holidays: Halloween! However, this time of year can be fraught with danger for our furry family members, meaning that Halloween pet safety should be a top priority when it comes to enjoying the season with our animal friends.

Stranger Danger

The constantly ringing doorbell, visitors all night long, costumes, masks, and loud noises can cause anxiety in pets and increases the likelihood of an accidental escape. Find a quiet, out of the way place for your pet to relax with their bed and favorite toys ahead of time. Make sure they’re wearing a collar with current ID tags, and, if needed, check that their microchip information has been updated.

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Rewarding Good Petiquette

petiquetteIt’s reasonable to set behavior expectations for your pet. However, while they want to please you, they also have to answer to their instincts. This may result in scratching, marking, barking, humping, escaping, and other behaviors you could live without. Luckily, there are some pretty easy ways to achieve good petiquette. A well-mannered pet is right around the corner!

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Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Day With Your Pet

In the dark, cold winter months, there’s something to be said about marking the season with a holiday that’s all about love. Valentine’s Day is a chance to celebrate those we cherish with flowers, fancy meals, and other gifts as a way to express our love. And who could be more deserving of our love than our unconditionally loving pet friends?

Valentine’s Day with your pet may not include a gourmet meal or tickets to the opera, but there are many other ways you can acknowledge all the joy your pet brings to your life.

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