‘Howl’oween: Finding a costume and keeping your pet safe on Halloween

Believe it or not, dressing up a pet can be a great way to include the whole family in Halloween celebrations. (Amanda Edwards/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)
Keeping your pet safe on Halloween

Rachel Nania | November 14, 2014 9:52 pm

WASHINGTON – Halloween isn’t just a holiday for humans. Many pets join in on the festivities, as well.

But before you zip your four-legged family member in a costume and make it part of the party, keep in mind some of these safety considerations.

Pet Costumes

Believe it or not, dressing up a pet can be a great way to include the whole family in Halloween celebrations. Costumes for pets have come a long way from traditional “pumpkins” and “witches.”

Katy Nelson, local veterinarian and host of “The Pet Show with Dr. Katy,” says a lot of times, people tend to mirror their pets’ costumes with what is hot in the movie theaters.

“So I suspect with


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