Is it just me, or did Halloween sneak up on you this year? One minute, we were hosting Pet-A-Palooza and the next we were asked to judge the Pet-O-Ween costume contest at FCA Country Store, which was a ghoulish good time! BTW: be sure to check out the Photos in the Pet-O-Ween 2013 photo album on Facebook and vote for the Customer’s Choice award. The photo with the most likes at 3 pm on Friday, November 1, will receive a $50 gift card!
Since the spookiest day of the year is nearly upon us, Fur Kids Foundation wants to provide you with some tips on ways to keep your and your pet safe. We’ve dug around the Internet and found a couple of great blog posts by reputable organizations for you to check out.
If you’re dressing your pet up for Halloween, send Fur Kids Foundation a picture (firstname.lastname@example.org) or post it on our Facebook page or Tweet them to us. We want to see how you and your pet had fun, and stayed safe, while trick-or-treating.
ASPCA: No Scaredy Cats This Halloween: Top 10 Safety Tips for Pet Parents
Attention, animal lovers, it's almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying "trick or treat!" all the way to November 1. Read more.
ASPCA: Three Tips for Dressing Up Your Pet for Halloween
As most pet parents scramble to put the finishing touches on their own costumes, some are scrounging for the cutest or scariest attire they can find for their pets, too. But hold on—are Halloween costumes really okay for our furry friends? Read more.
Healthy Pets with Dr. Karen Becker: 10 Halloween Hazards You Never Knew Could Harm Your Pet
Chocolate is only one of these 10 hidden Halloween hazards your pet could fall victim to. What you should know about costumes, burn hazards, and many other pet temptations and holiday dangers. Read more.
Petfinder: Halloween Pet Tips
Halloween can be a traumatic and even dangerous time for your pets. Here are Petfinder's eight best tips to protect them.
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