October is a tricky month. After the back-to-school busyness of September and before the holiday hustle, it offers a deceptive lull which is actually chock full of change. Even the weather is shifty...it's a tad hotter than it oughta be, yet a chance of rain lurks on the horizon. It's the perfect month for a holiday like Halloween. (We're all in masks anyway!)
Just remember that while old dogs can
learn new tricks and many cats love
treats, no pet enjoys being frightened. Valley Humane Society has recently been working toward becoming a Fear Free certified shelter, a program designed to reduce stress in shelter animals. Learn more
and find out how you can manage a Fear Free Happy Home
of your own! In the meantime, check out our Halloween pet safety tips, below and enjoy a safe celebration with your furry family.