Camp Bow Wow shares pet safety tips for Halloween

Many pets enjoy the attention of dressing up for Halloween but owners should ensure pets stay safe during the holiday. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Americans are expected to spend $700 million on Halloween costumes for their pets this year, according to the National Retail Federation, but the season can be more trick than treat when it comes to pet safety, according to Camp Bow Wow, the nation’s largest doggy day care and boarding franchise.“Our pets are essential members of our families, so it’s only natural to want to include them in Halloween festivities,” said Camp Bow Wow’s Animal Health and Behavior Expert, Erin Askeland, MSc, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA. “When gearing up to celebrate the holiday, there are a few things to consider to ensure their safety.”Askeland and her team at Camp Bow Wow offer their top tips for making sure pups have a fun, but safe Halloween.Do not take your pets trick-or-treating, she said.
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