Important Halloween Safety Tips For Pet Owners

October 29th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work  

October 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Halloween is that time of the year of when people get a chance to do crazy things without being judged. If you have pets at your home it is important to take proper precautions so that it can remain safe during Halloween. Although Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults it can become particularly stressful for the dogs and cats at your home.

You should never share the candies with your pets, the treats are meant for human beings and they can be extremely dangerous for dogs. Never feed chocolates to your dog and cats as they contain artificial sweeteners. Some of the candies contain Xylitol which can be toxic to all types of dogs. Even if your pet begs, never provide it with any kind of processed food.

If you are planning on making a great electric LED light display for Halloween make sure that the cables are well insulated. It will be a good idea to keep the cables concealed or away from the pets reach. If you are going to have a Halloween party, it will be a good idea to keep your pet locked in an isolated room. Pets might become aggressive when they come across the strangers dressed in costumes.

Pet clothing is a common trend and most owners like to dress up their dogs and cats in Halloween costumes. However, you need to ensure that the pet clothing does not have anything that might cause choking hazard. Most importantly the costume should not restrict the natural movement of your pet. Keep these Halloween pet safety tips in mind to ensure that your pet has a stress-free Halloween.

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