October 25, 2017

Trick-or-Treat Tips for Your Clients

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s good to remind your clients that this season can provoke stress and anxiety in their pets and is also fraught with potential hazards.
By Kerry Lengyel
5. Make sure Fifi likes her costume.
Who doesn’t enjoy seeing a pet scamper around the house dressed up as a cowboy or princess? While you might get a kick out of it, your pet may be very uncomfortable.

Make sure your pet’s Halloween costume fits properly—nothing should be inhibiting movement, dangling down, or impeding the ability to breathe. Also make sure the costume isn’t causing your pet unnecessary stress. Some pets have no issue wearing costumes and clothes, but some can become frantic or aggressive when dressed up.
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