The spookiest holiday of the year can be extra fun when it’s celebrated with a four-legged friend by your side. Whether your pet is the quiet, cuddly type or an outgoing party pooch, there are a number of great ways to celebrate the scary season. Here are eight dog-friendly Halloween activities filled with plenty of spooks, light-hearted fun and surprises.
Halloween can potentially be a very dangerous holiday for pets. Between chocolate candies, constant doorbell ringing and satanic rituals with pit bulls and black cats, it’s important that we know how to protect our pets during the Halloween season. Both cats and dogs can be affected by the traditions of this spooky day, and I’ve put together a valuable list of Halloween safety tips for pets that you’ll want to consider this year and moving forward.
Everyone knows I am a Christmas fiend. My decorations go up November 1st, and I’m always in the mood for Santa, cookies and jingle bells. But fall is by far my favorite “season.” Over the years I’ve discovered patterns in my life and the lives of my fellow dog moms to come to the conclusion that fall is the best season for dog moms. I bet a lot of you are nodding your head in agreement, but let’s talk about WHY this is the case based on my findings.
This year has been full of “firsts” for us, so why stop now? You all know that I’m obsessed with pet events, and my goal this fall has been to check out new ones that I’ve never been to before. Wynston and I were blessed to get the invitation to attend Strut Your Mutt Phoenix, a national pet event hosted by Best Friends Animal Society. Wynston would be making a celebrity appearance and taking photos with attendees at the Instapet Tent, along with Instagram stars Stogie and Princess Lily Grumps. Count us in!!! That same evening was Dogtoberfest, a small local event a few miles from our house, and I wanted to be sure to check that out as well. Here’s a recap (with lots of photos of course) of the events!