How to Win a Pet Costume Contest

pet costumeHalloween has always been fun, but it’s no longer a holiday just for kids. These days, everyone in the family seems to spend inordinate amounts of time and money finding or creating just the right costume. However, the individuals who upstage everyone else are, of course, the family pets! Sure, not all animals get into this (some would rather get out of a pet costume quickly), but when a pet costume fits well and feels comfortable, the fun multiplies.

Unleashed Creativity

You’ll likely see all manner of creativity in various pet costumes fashioned by dedicated and imaginative owners. Of course, the traditional costumes always have a place (like ghosts, mummies, spiders, etc.), but it’s not uncommon to see pets dressed as pop culture icons, trending foods, or other original ideas. Time to get crafty!

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Preventing a Bittersweet Trick-or-Treat: The Best in Halloween Pet Safety

Dog in disguise for HalloweenIf you’re anything like us, you’ve been ready for Halloween for weeks now. Candy bowl full? Check! Pumpkins carved? Oh, yes! Costumes ready? You bet!

As a responsible pet owner, you’ll want to review some Halloween pet safety tips as well. Whether he or she embraces the chaos or you’re expecting a nervous bundle of fur, keeping your pet safe and comfortable is essential.

Being Out There

We had a great time sponsoring the Dogtoberfest this year. Planning on going to another event like Howl-O-Ween Pet Festival or Barktoberfest? Both promise lots of fun, but only if your pet is accustomed to crowds, loud noises, and other animals. If you don’t think this will go over well, just skip these events for now and work on training for future opportunities.  

Getting Into Character

If your pet will be donning a costume this Halloween, we recommend approaching this task with a healthy dose of caution. Proper Halloween pet safety includes the following tips: Continue…