ASPCA Halloween Safety Tips for Pets & Pet Owners
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NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 1997 -- Halloween can be a traumatic and even dangerous time for your pet. Ms. Jacque Schultz, ASPCA Director of Companion Animal Services, offers some common-sense tips to protect your pet on Halloween:
While this can be a fun time for people and pets alike, remember that your pets are depending on you to keep them safe from the more dangerous goblins and ghouls that this holiday brings.
Further questions about animal safety and behavior, can be directed to the Animal Behavior Helpline, 212-876-7700, ext. 4357 (HELP), Monday through Friday 1-5 p.m.
The ASPCA, the first humane organization, was founded in 1866 to alleviate pain, fear and suffering in all animals. The organization provides hands-on services for animals such as adoption, low-cost spay-neuter and veterinary care and humane law enforcement. With headquarters in New York City and offices around the nation, the ASPCA provides national educational programs, shelter outreach services and performs advocacy on behalf of animals.
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