Avoid a Fright Night With These Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner, and you and your two-legged kids might be eagerly anticipating the costumes, decorations, and treats of the holiday. However All Hallows Eve may not be as fun time for your pets. You should be aware that there are a few pet emergencies that occur on or around Halloween.

Luckily, with some preparation and attention, your pets can enjoy a safe and fun holiday along with the rest of the family. Keep reading to learn about Halloween pet safety from your team at Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital.

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When Pet Anxiety Strikes: How to Keep Your Pet Calm This Summer

It’s summer, and images of lounging by the pool, backyard BBQs, and summer celebrations are dancing in our heads. But for many pets, summer may actually be a more stressful time.

Fireworks, thunderstorms, and parties can all potentially turn our pet into a quaking, trembling, and fearful mess. What’s worse, their anxiety can sometimes manifest in behaviors destructive to their environment and even themselves.

While it’s impossible to shield pets from every loud noise or stressful situation, with a little awareness and preparation, it is possible to minimize the effects. Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital shares some steps you can take to alleviate pet anxiety this summer.

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Tinsel and Trees and Tidings, Oh My! Holiday Pet Safety

Holiday pet safety can help prevent a pet emergency

Along with spending time with family and friends, we are sure you’re including your best fur pal in some of the festivities. After all, tis the season to enjoy all the wonder and gratitude that the winter holidays can bring!

But holiday time can also pose risks for our pets. Planning and awareness are key to ensuring a happy, healthy holiday season with pets. With that in mind, Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital shares our best practices when in comes to holiday pet safety.

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