10 Tips to Protect Your Pet This Halloween


10 Tips to Protect Your Pet This Halloween

Protecting Your Pet This Halloween

As the mid-term break draws near, families are busy carving pumpkins, choosing costumes and planning spooky activities for this year’s Halloween. What fun…for humans!

It is important to keep our pets safe this Halloween, and we urge pet owners to remember Halloween is a time of great disruption for our four legged family members.

To manage this, we have compiled our Top-Ten tips to minimise the impact on pets through this stressful period.

  1. There can be major noise disturbances at Halloween such as the noisy doorbell of trick-or-treaters and fireworks. Keep your pet feeling safe by creating a covered crate and comfortable bed in a safety den where your pet can sleep soundly throughout this spooky night.
  2. With an abundance and goodies around the home it is essential that we remember to keep sweet treats out of reach as they can be fatal for pets.
  3. Treat Puzzles are a fantastic distraction to get pets through loud or stressful periods.
  4. Costumes are optional – make sure that any pet costume is comfy and if your pet looks unhappy, don’t persist. Halloween is to be a fun event for the entire family. If your pet does enjoy a good dress-up, check out our range of stylish and spooky costumes!
  5. Stay Indoors– Remember to take your pet outside throughout the day so ensure they are ready to settle in for this spooky evening. The safest place for your pet is indoors, in a quiet, calm, space.
  6. Karma Wraps are stress relieving coats that hug dogs tight to help calm and relax them.
  7. As we are excited for this festive season so too are our pets. Candles and lanterns can easily get knocked over by an enthusiastic pet. Keep them out of reach or use alternative battery operated versions.
  8. Stay Visible outdoors with reflective collars, leads and coats.
  9. Pheromone Diffusers and natural calming tools such as Pet Remedy, Adaptil or Feliway ranges are available in Petmania and will stop your pet from feel any distress.
  10. Check ID Tags – to make sure that they are secure and the details correct. If your pet gets spooked and runs away, it will be easier to get him/her home safely.

For more information on keeping pets safe this Halloween, contact a Petmania pet expert in one of its 15 stores and grooming studio’s nationwide. You can always keep up to date with all the latest news and product offers on our social media pages. Halloween wearables and safety equipment are available on our website.

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