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Tips on a safer Halloween for pets

Keeping your dog safe during Halloween and trick or treating should be priority one for pet owners this week, according to a local veterinarian.   Dr. Jordan Kobilca from Door County Veterinary Hospital in Sturgeon Bay says if your dog is at all anxious it is better to keep them away from all the excitement of Halloween.  He offers advice on how to properly fit your pets with costumes if you do decide to dress them up.

 

 

Dr. Jordan recommends that you stay away from putting masks on your pets and keep them away from all candies and chocolates that can be dangerous.  Putting reflective material on costumes to make your pets more visible is a good idea If walking the neighborhood.  Also, check the collar and leash to make sure they are properly fitted so your pet does not slip loose.  Halloween is the second busiest day of the year for lost pets, according to Dr. Jordan.  Door County Veterinary Hospital encourages pets in their costumes to stop by the clinic for a photo op and treats on Halloween. 

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