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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A Guide to Natural Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, are an inevitable part of life, yet they seem to be more common throughout the age of climate change. Most of us have been subject to at least one form of a natural disaster, and will often remember how frightening and chaotic it is when you’re in the midst of it. 

If you are a pet owner, a natural disaster can add even more complexity to how to respond. The goal of your friends at Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital is to help you prepare for such an occurrence. Through this simple guide to natural preparedness for pets, we hope you will feel better equipped to protect your furry one.

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Summer Kick Off: Fun Summer Pet Activities

The sun is out and your sunscreen is on. It’s time for some fun in the sun with your best four-legged pal. But have you made your summer pet activities bucket list? If not, let Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital help with some fun ideas. 

Water Fun

If your dog likes to splash around, buy a kiddie pool and invite your friends with dogs over for a pool party. Make sure all doggy participants get along, and provide plenty of fresh, cool drinking water.

Or, frequent a river, lake, or otherwise safe body of water. Playing and swimming can be great fun for dogs as well as humans! If you’re boating with your dog, invest in a doggy life jacket.

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