How to Make Halloween Less Scary for Your Pets

While humans may have a blast during Halloween and the season, many of the spooktacular traditions and happenings can be scary–if not terrifying–for our pets. If you’ve never considered it, let’s ponder what scares our pets. Loud noises. Strangers. Strange, unfamiliar smells (like makeup, plastic costumes, decor, and candy). Creepy sounds. Screams, screeches, and bumps in the night. All of which Halloween is made of. We’re here this October with tips to help you make Halloween a lot less scary for your pets. While we people might enjoy the frights of the season, our goal as amazing pet parents is to ease any stress or anxiety for our fur babies. 

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Holiday Travel With Pets

The holiday season is one of joy, sharing, and cheer–and what better friend to experience that with than your pet? It’s common this time of year to travel to visit those you love in other places. Many of us consider bringing our pets with us. If you’re considering doing so, it’s important to create a list and prepare ahead of time if you plan to travel with your pet. Holiday travel with pets will be a breeze if you know what to expect and have plans in place before you go. It will also help reduce fear and anxiety in your pet while you travel for the holidays.

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Pets as Gifts: The Reality of Pet Ownership

Pets make fantastic companions and best friends. Many people, out of the goodness of their hearts, believe pets will also make great holiday gifts for the ones they love. Whether you’re considering a pet for a Christmas gift, birthday present, or any other holiday, our team here at Bayside Animal Hospital is here to provide you with all considerations before adopting a pet as a gift for someone else. 

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Top Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season

Another year has gone by and it’s nearly the holiday season! With so much rushing, hustle, and bustle this time of year, pet injuries and emergencies are more likely to happen by total accident. At Bayside Animal Hospital, we want to help you ensure your pet is well cared for and able to partake in safe celebrations right by your side.

The following pet holiday safety tips will help you enjoy all the festivities without putting your pet at risk. If you ever find yourself in need of urgent pet care, we offer emergency veterinary services year-round during our regular business hours. 24-7 veterinarians are available via the Airvet app for non-life-threatening pet emergencies. 

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