September 22, 2015
Category: Dog Activities
Halloween may be one of most fun holidays of the year, but it can be a nightmare for dogs. You can keep your pet safe by following these simple tips.
Chocolates and Candy? Just Say No
Chocolates and candy may be big treats for you, but they’re big tricks for your dog. Chocolate, the artificial sweetener xylitol and raisins are toxic to dogs, and in large amounts can be fatal. If you think your dog ate candy containing any of these items, contact your vet or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435 immediately.
Decorations — Fun, But Not Tasty
Those ghosts and goblins that grace the front and interior of your home are fun to look at. Unfortunately, your dog might think they’re tasty. Keep power cords, bulbs and other decorations out of the reach of your dog, who might decide it’s the perfect time to see just what a plastic, glow-in-the-dark witch tastes like.
Keep the Night Stress-Free
Endless doorbell ringing and strange-looking creatures at the front door may be unwelcome for your dog. If he gets anxious around strangers, barks … Read Entire Post