Halloween is almost here! Dressing up Fifi or Buster is always fun, however you need to be just as vigilant with your safety precautions for pets during this celebration as you would be with all the upcoming holiday festivities. I've put together a few tips for keeping your furry friends safe and healthy on Halloween, which represents the kick-off of the late year holiday season.
There are some fabulous Halloween costumes available for pets and some kid costumes can be adapted to fit your furry "children." When choosing a costume, keep the following in mind:
Halloween is all about the candy. Make sure you have some pet appropriate treats around for the evening and watch out for the following:
About Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado:
Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado, (VRCC), is a specialty veterinary hospital offering the highest level of care for pets, including a 24-hour emergency hospital and critical care center. Some of the world’s leading veterinary specialists are on-site offering expertise in Cardiology, Dermatology/Allergy, Emergency Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Oncology/Radiation Therapy, Ophthalmology, and Surgery. More information on VRCC can be found at www.vrcc.com.
Luke Rump, DVM, is co-owner of Central Veterinary Emergency Services at Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado (VRCC) in Englewood, Colo. To find out more about Dr. Rump and his practice, please visit www.vrcc.com.