They will soon be knocking
at our doors – ghouls, goblins, witches, vampires, storm troopers, and many more! These creatures can be scary, especially to our pets.
The end of October is often a frightening time for animals, especially for those left outdoors. Halloween brings out a lot of spookiness, including threats to black cats. Some statistics show an increase in animal cruelty during Halloween, and because black cats are surrounded
by myth and superstition, companion animal groups caution pet owners to keep their cats (and dogs) secure during Halloween. Between doorbells constantly ringing and strangers standing at the door covered in make-ups and masks, our pets can become stressed, even frantic. Plus, the opening and closing of the front door provides an opportunity to escape into the night. Therefore, make sure your pet is in a secure place, such as a different room or in his/her crate, during trick-or-treat time.
There are many safety concerns for pets during this time of year. Therefore, as Halloween descends, here are a few tips to keep your beloved pets safe:
You can find additional tips here: https://phz8.petinsurance.com/ownership-adoption/pet-ownership/pet-holidays/5-ways-to-keep-pets-safe-on-halloween.
Enjoy the festivities and keep your special four-footed friend safe this Halloween!