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.


Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Masked superhero dog on a skateboardHalloween is an exciting time for many families; the painstaking selection of costumes, decorating the house and yard, and getting ready for an evening filled with trick or treating, candy, and festivities. Sociable pets may also want to get in on the action and enjoy showing off an adorable pet costume or greeting the endless parade of tiny superheroes and princesses that ring the doorbell Halloween night. But for many pets, Halloween can be a truly frightening time.

Whether you are planning on taking your pet out with you to enjoy the Halloween excitement or staying home to pass out candy, the following information about halloween pet safety will be sure to keep things spooky – but safe. Continue…