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Halloween Tricks

Halloween can be dangerous holiday for your pets. Kids in costume ringing the doorbell or knocking on the door asking for candy can cause stress, anxiety and endanger our pets.

Frightened pets are more likely to bite, scratch or bolt from the house to escape perceived danger. The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) and Denver Animal Protection (DAP) offered the following advice for keeping pets happy and healthy on Halloween.


TRICK-OR-TREAT

Constant knocking or doorbell ringing can be stressful for dogs — especially those who protect their humans by barking at unknown humans. Stressed dogs may greet strangers (especially odd-looking ones in costumes) with aggressive behaviors or even bite a guest.

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