A dog’s first Halloween can be a daunting time. From the scary costumes to the sound of fireworks and the temptation of sweets, there is a lot to take in. So when it comes to the spooky season, make sure that you are fully prepared ahead of time.
However, it’s not all doom and gloom. It can also be an exciting time for your dog! A way to celebrate the season, there are lots of fun things that you can do with them – whether they are a puppy or an adult dog. To get you started, here are some ideas that you can replicate this October!
Dress Them Up!
Want to put them in the spooky spirit? Why not dress them up in a fun Halloween costume this October? Whether you choose a witch, a pumpkin or another season-suitable costume, your pet will look adorable. Presenting many photo opportunities, it’s the perfect way to celebrate their first Halloween.
However, when choosing a costume, there are two things to remember. One, it needs to fit your pet comfortably and not restrict movement. And two, there should be no small edible pieces that they are tempted to eat.
Bake Some Pet-Friendly Treats
It shouldn’t only be humans that enjoy delicious treats on Halloween! Your pup can enjoy them too. With lots of recipes available online, you can make a tasty chew, dog-friendly cupcake or another type of snack for them.
Go Trick or Treating With Them
If your pet is sociable and loves people, why not let them tag along when you go trick or treating? A fun way to introduce them to your neighbours, they will love all the attention that they are getting!
Take Them To A Pumpkin Patch
If they don’t like costumes, why not take them to a dog-friendly pumpkin patch? A fun way to get outside and enjoy the beautiful autumn weather, your little pup will love being in the great outdoors. It also gives you the opportunity to find a pumpkin that you can bring home!
Carve the Pumpkin
When you’re home from the pumpkin patch, you can carve the pumpkin! An exciting activity to do with your pet by your side, you can decorate the pumpkin with a mural of them! Your dog will be very inquisitive when you’re doing it and it can be a relaxing way of calming them down after the excitement of visiting the patch!
Make A Spooky Toy For Them
There are all types of fun Halloween-themed toys that you can make for your dog with a simple DIY kit! From a pumpkin to a bone, you can create a truly spooky toy that they will love. It doesn’t have to be extravagant, just a fun toy that they enjoy playing with!