Client handout: 7 Halloween dangers for pets

October 28, 2019

This information resource for pet owners identifies some staples of Halloween fun that need to stay far away from a households pets.

Around Halloween, everyone's afraid of scary creatures: vampires, ghosts and witches. But veterinary teams know that scarier than any of those spooks is the possibility that a beloved pet will get into something it shouldn't during the holiday, ingesting a toxin and getting sick.

What can you do to prevent this fearful fright from happening? Share this client handout (PDF will download) far and wide with pet owners to avoid poisonings-and help folks get help quick when it does happen.

Click on the handout below to download.

Pet Poison Helpline is an animal poison control center available 24/7 to pet owners and veterinary professionals seeking expert assistance with a potentially poisoned pet. Treatment advice is available for all species, including dogs, cats, birds, small mammals, large animals and exotic species. Pet Poison Helpline is available in North America by calling (800) 213-6680. Additional information can be found online at