Halloween Pet Costumes: Is Your Pet Really Ready?

Two girls dressed as witches pet a black cat.

Trick-or-treat! As the Halloween frenzy kicks into full swing, it’s hard not to get into the spirit of the season. Festive and frightful lawn decorations line the street. Drug store aisles are filled to the ceiling with treats. And, of course, all of those adorable pet costumes are just waiting for your purchase.

Halloween can be an especially enjoyable occasion for those of us with pets. It’s a reason to deck out our already adorable pups, kits…and, sure, why not, Guinea pigs in the coolest pet costumes of the season.


The Great Escape: Preventing Lost Pets During Halloween

corgi in leaves.

Goblins and witches and ghosts, oh my! Halloween is upon us, and with the spookiest time of year comes good-natured tricks and chocolatey treats, but it’s not all fun and games for pets. Costumed characters and strange sounds can be frightening for our furry friends, and scaredy cats and dogs are more likely to make a run for safety. 

To help prevent lost pets on Halloween, our team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates asks that all of our pet families practice diligent Halloween safety for pets. The following tips should help! 


Michigan Wildlife Encounters: Keeping Your Pet Safe from Wild Animals in the Fall

Dog overlooking a river in Michigan.

Michigan’s dozens of state parks, numerous lakes, and hundreds of nature preserves provide plenty of opportunities to explore Mother Nature, and when spending time in the great outdoors with your pet — whether you’re hiking the trails or just relaxing in your own backyard — it’s important to be aware of Michigan wildlife hazards for pets.

Our team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates wants you and your pets to thoroughly enjoy the beautiful fall season here in Michigan, so we’ve gathered a few reminders for ways to practice pet safety outdoors.