Halloween is such a fun time of year! Dressing up, decorating and (of course!) the candy! But, for those of us with pets, it’s important to remember that Halloween can be a frightening and stressful time. If we keep this in mind, we can help our pets get through the holiday having as much fun as we do. Here are a few tips to remember when it comes to Halloween and your beloved pet:
When you are looking for a new canine companion to share your home and heart, rescuing a shelter dog is great decision. No matter what type of dog you are looking for, you are almost guaranteed to find it in today’s over-crowded animal shelters. The sad fact is that people not only surrender mixed breed dogs to the humane societies across the US, but there are also plenty of pure-bred dogs (and puppies!) that are looking for homes as well.
What a horrible word. One we have come to dread these days. There is generally nothing pleasant that is ever associated with this word. It is estimated that nearly 7.5 million people die from some form of cancer every year. That is a devastating number. And, yet, the odds of survival once cancer has been detected today are much better than they were even 10 years ago. Every year we get closer to earlier diagnosis, better treatments and more optimistic chances of survival.
Are you going away this summer and looking to hire the very best caretaker for your furry friend? One of the best ways to find one is to ask your friends for the name of someone they have employed and with whom they are happy. If you are not able to find someone this way, consider the following ways:
With warm weather on its way, more people will be traveling with their pets. Problems may occur but preparing in advance can mean the difference between a minor inconvenience and a ruined trip or vacation.