Pet Tips & Treats for a Safe Halloween

Halloween isn’t just for humans! Whether they’re enjoying an evening stroll with the trick-or-treaters or sporting adorable costumes of their own, dogs and cats are getting in on the fun. While it’s fine to share these traditions with your furry friends, one thing you should not share is your candy.

Chocolate, raisins and certain nuts can be toxic, even deadly to pets. Which, unfortunately, doesn’t make them any less interested in noshing on them! We recommend keeping all of your loot far away from your four-legged friends, and instead offering them one of these pet-safe treats instead:

Haloween Pet TipsMeanwhile, here’s a list of what you need to keep far, far away from Fluffy and Fido:

  • Onions
  • Chocolate
  • Grapes and raisins
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Prescription drugs that treat heart problems and depression in humans
  • Tylenol and other drugs that contain  acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, and other anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Pennies produced after 1983.
  • Many household plants
  • Lead-based  products

Happy Howl-o-ween!

Jorie

Jorie Mark is Vitacost.com’s Director of Marketing Communications and mom to three kids, ages 3 to 10.

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