Plan a Dog Safe Halloween

Spooky Season is here! Here are our top tips for making sure that your pet has a safe and stylish Halloween.

The lead up to Halloween is always exciting. It’s an excuse to get festive, decorating our homes and yards, and throwing costume parties for many of us. But how do we get our pets in on the fun safely and comfortably?

For our pets, this time of year can be a little more stressful. Here are a few things to keep in mind, from dressing up your pet, to, pet friendly decorations, to Halloween parties; learn how to help your dog have a happy and safe Halloween.

Top Six Halloween Tricks and Treats to Avoid for Dogs

A variety of tricks and treats sent 46% of pet owners surveyed to an emergency clinic with their dogs, chocolate was by far the most common hazard to dogs on Halloween. Nearly 80% of dogs who ingested a potentially hazardous substance on Halloween consumed chocolate, while 25% of dogs went to the vet for eating decorations, like glowsticks or parts of costumes.

Read some of the most common Halloween hazards to dogs as written by our Vetster Editorial Team of experts.

Is trick-or-treating right for your dog? Follow these six tips to get the most out of trick-or-treating with your dog.

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There’s a global shortage of veterinarians. This could mean long wait times for appointments, and traveling hundreds of miles to destinations to get the help your pet needs. By 2030, 75 million pets may not have access to vital care due to the veterinary shortage. According to a recent Mars Veterinary Health report, by 2030, the U.S. will need nearly 41,000 additional veterinarians and nearly 133,000 credentialed vet techs.

The promo code SPOOKY25 is now active until the 31st of October, 2022. This promo code takes 25% off a virtual Vetster appointment.

We wanted to let you know about a new promo we’re running. For a limited time, we’re offering 25% off a virtual Vetster appointment. This offer is only available until the 31st of October, 2022, so if you’ve been thinking about a recheck, preventative care, or need an emergency contact for your pet, now is the time!

We hope you take advantage of this great offer and enjoy thousands of regionally licensed veterinarians virtually online. Pet ownership is experiencing rapid growth. The critical shortage of veterinary professionals to support these pets is real and having a huge impact on the profession. Vetster support vets and pet owners toward better patient outcomes every day, providing pet owners with access to quality pet health care at an affordable price, anytime, anywhere. At your fingertips, a complete, affordable, real-time pet care solution resulting in proactive health care for pets globally. Using our sophisticated technology, pet owners can take a proactive approach to managing their pet’s health and well-being.


We believe that this promo will be a great benefit for your pet, and we hope that you will take advantage of it. We hope that your pet doesn’t feel unwell, and we also strongly believe in the enormous value that proactive pet care brings to your pet’s overall health and well-being. Vetster professionals are experts in preventative health care in addition to managing urgent concerns. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Synergistically Yours,


Sheepdog Riggs, Forever in Our hearts

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