Dr. Marty Becker's Is it just me, or has Halloween gone to the dogs? I'm not saying that's a bad thing, of course. But I have noticed these days I'm more likely to see a clever costume on a dog than a child when I open my email or check out Facebook.
When I do see a child dressed in costume - like my own precious granddaughter, Reagan - chances are my "grandpug," Bruce, will be in costume right beside her.
As a parent, grandparent and veterinarian, I can't help but think of all the things that can ruin those happy pictures and memories.Keeping Your Pets Safe
Here's my list of things to look out for, with tips on preventing problems.
The Great Escape: After the Fourth of July, Halloween is the holiday more pets go missing than any other time during the year. Between the bizarre sights and smells and the constant flow of new people, even the tamest cats and dogs may take the opportunity to head for the hills. The solution: MakeRead More »from Halloween Safety Tips for Pets: 4 Things You Should Do