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Halloween Dog Safety Tips

by DFS-Pet-Blog on October 23, 2009

  • Keep your outdoor pets well supervised in the yard or, better yet, keep them indoors and safe from neighborhood mischief and pranks at night.
Halloween Dogs Bride Costume Super Dog Costume
  • Make sure your dog’s costume doesn’t interfere with his ability to breathe, see, hear, move, or bark.


  • Like any other night you take your dog for a stroll, collars & nametags are a must.
Frog Dog Costume Halloween Pumpkin Dog Cute Witch Dog Costume
  • With so many other people on the street, it’s important to keep him on a leash.

Pirate Dog Costume Two Dogs Devil
  • Candy and wrappers are potential choking hazards, and chocolate is particularly dangerous for dogs – a toxin.
Dude Dog Darth bee
  • With the door opening and closing all night, be careful of them darting out. Consider temporary gates or keep your pup in a separate room.
Goose Dog Costume Hotdog Dog Costume

Halloween Pumpkin

  • The haunting screams of kids and endless chiming doorbells can get to be too much for comfort. There are a variety of dog calming aids that might be useful on Halloween.
  • Jack-O’-Lanterns are tempting for pets to get their noses into and get their coat singed from an open flame.

This is a summary. See the full article here: Halloween Safety For Your Pet.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Janet October 30, 2009 at 11:22 am

Good tips-especially the one to keep your dog INSIDE during trick-or-treating. (And the pictures are fun!)

Matthew November 20, 2009 at 12:08 pm

The pics are hilarious!

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