Thursday, October 29, 2015
Halloween prep for dogs: One spooktacular thing your pets need
If you mentioned Benadryl, quiet music and a the number of an emergency veterinarian, give yourself high marks for trying.
But there's one other thing your dogs absolutely, positively need for the weekend to come. Proper identification.
Halloween provides dogs with all sorts of opportunities for homelessness. They could run out the door when little trick-or-treaters come by, or they could bolt out of your arms when they're accosted by little kids in terrifying costumes.
And a dog lost in the dark could be a dog harmed in all sorts of ways.
But, she is still protected. Sinead has a microchip beneath her fur, and all of the information on that chip is current (I just checked this week). If she slips out without her collar, or her collar gets lost in the shuffle during an escape attempt, I know I'll be reunited with her in no time.
So go ahead: Enjoy your Halloween celebrations. But just make sure your dogs are protected. They need you.