Wake Up! It’s Time for Halloween Pet Safety

It’s pretty easy to get distracted by any approaching holiday, but with Halloween’s sugar and costume-filled intensity, preparing for the spookiest day of the year can be truly engrossing.

Without a doubt, even the most organized among us can forget important things like routine and safety in the long shadow of seasonal fun. However, with a concerted approach to Halloween pet safety you can still have all the amusement without the real scares.

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Battling Fear, Phobia, and Pet Anxiety With Patience and Understanding

Summer has a lot to offer pets and their families, but sadly the season is not free of threats to their health and wellness. Aside from the risks associated with high heat and humidity, pets have to contend with thunderstorms, fireworks, large-scale events, and backyard BBQs. Sure, some pets can remain calm, but others are at an increased risk of developing deeply-felt pet anxiety.

So Many Choices

Like us, pets feel emotions, and the ways in which they respond to certain stimuli can be unexpected. For example, some pet owners may underestimate the extent of their pet’s fear, stress, or anxiety – or not even realize they’re suffering at all. Pets are hardwired to hide signs of fear, but once pet anxiety takes root it can be difficult to overcome.

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Stay at Home Pet? Board With a Vet!

Board with a vet when traveling without your pet!Most of us dread trips that take us away from our animal companions. Why can’t we always take them with us everywhere? Unfortunately, however, there are some travel needs that simply aren’t accommodating to our furred, feathered, or scaled friends.

Luckily, you don’t have to fret about leaving your companion behind. With a bit of planning and careful consideration of their needs, they can also enjoy a vacay of their own! Just don’t be lured by a cheap pet resort or a quick request to your aunt (who doesn’t even like pets that much!). Instead, board with a vet and put your worries to rest.   Continue…