Five Simple Tips for Halloween Pet Safety

iStock_000013625143_MediumHalloween is a time for spooky stories, treat-or-treating, and ghoulish costumes; but it can also be a spooky time for pets, too, especially when we are not prepared. With Halloween’s delicious treats and candy snacks lying around in bowls and bags, it’s no wonder the week leading up to Halloween is one of the busiest times of year for the Pet Poison Helpline and veterinary clinics.

While potential poisoning is a major concern, there are numerous other risks associated with the holiday – from simply being too distracted and leaving our pet unsupervised, to the stress of frequent noise and strangers at the door. Continue reading