Pet dad and mom are in for glad hauntings this spooky season with new merchandise, social media costume contest for pets
PHOENIX, Aug. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pets are the star attraction at PetSmart this Halloween with a brand new carnival-themed assortment that includes attire, toys and equipment. With new merchandise, a social media contest and high security and celebration ideas, PetSmart is the vacation spot for pet dad and mom and their canine, cats and small pets to get into the spooky spirit of the season.
“At PetSmart, we’re pet-obsessed, and Halloween is among the greatest instances of 12 months to indicate the lengths we’ll go to for our pets,” mentioned Kristin Shane, senior vice chairman and chief merchandising officer. “We all know Halloween is a time when pet dad and mom most need to embrace their pets within the enjoyable, and we’re making it simple to get into the spooky spirit along with costumes, treats and experiences.”
New Objects for Tips and Treats
The PetSmart Halloween Costume Store involves life with new costumes, equipment, toys, treats and ball pits for pet households to get pleasure from collectively, together with the Thrills and Chills™ Halloween Clown Ball Pit, with 75 balls included, the Thrills and Chills™ Carnival Home Corrugated Hut, and quite a lot of toys and costumes to carry out the interior ringleader, performer or carnival attraction in any pet.
For when your pet chooses “deal with” over “trick,” PetSmart additionally presents delectable delights, together with a honey-flavored Gourdgeous Cookie canine deal with, a Creepy Cone deal with for small pets and a Frankly Freaky Cookie canine deal with that includes Frankenstein in apple cinnamon taste.
No Scaredy Cats Mandatory! Veterinarian Do’s and Don’ts for a Pet’s Greatest Halloween
Sweet corn, chocolate and different candy treats are completely high quality for youths on Halloween, however pets ought to keep away from most candy human meals when it is time for trick or treating, warns Dr. Jennifer Bruns, DVM, MPVM, veterinarian at PetSmart. She presents the next suggestions for a pet’s greatest Halloween, together with how you can get that excellent costume picture:
- Do not: Share gum, mints, sweet and baked items from the trick-or-treat bag together with your pet. Xylitol, a sugar substitute present in these things, may cause dangerously low blood sugar and liver injury in canine.
- Do not: Permit your pet to sneak raisins or alcohol. Whereas these two objects are very totally different from one another, they’re poisonous and may trigger kidney or respiratory failure.
- Do not: Depart sweet wrappers, glow sticks, candles and different decor inside attain. The new wax and flame of a candle can burn a pet and may trigger gastrointestinal upset, from vomiting to bowel obstruction, if consumed.
- Do: Use pet-safe treats, like these, to show your pet primary instructions that cease them from leaping on trick-or-treaters, working towards the doorbell and even maintain them away from the “don’ts” listed above.
- Do: Get their consideration utilizing pet-safe treats to snap that pet-perfect Halloween picture.
Pleased Haunting Costume Contest
As soon as pet dad and mom store the brand new carnival assortment, they’re able to create a memorable Halloween with their pet. PetSmart is internet hosting a Pleased Haunting Costume Contest* Oct. 3-26 with 200,000 Treats factors, price $500, at (a vampire’s) stake.
Pet dad and mom are inspired to share photographs or movies of their glad haunters in three classes: Greatest Boos, Your Little Monster and Spooky Scene. By following and tagging @PetSmart on Instagram and utilizing #HappyHauntingContent and #BestBoos, #YourLittleMonster or #SpookyScene hashtags to enter a class, they will have an opportunity to win one grand prize per class of 200,000 Treats factors (price $500 in financial savings) or a runner’s up prize in every class of 100,000 Treats factors (price $250 in financial savings).
Judging takes place Oct. 27-28 and winners shall be introduced the week of Halloween.
* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to authorized residents of the 50 United States, D.C. and Puerto Rico, who’re 18 years of age or older or the age of majority of their jurisdiction of residence, as of the date of entry, & as of 10/03/2022, possess a web-enabled cellular machine. Begins at 12:00 a.m. PT on 10/03/2022 & ends 11:59 p.m. PT on 10/26/2022. Void the place prohibited by regulation. Prize restrictions apply. For full Official Guidelines, go to ptsmrt.co/HappyHauntingCostumeContestRules. Sponsored by PetSmart LLC.
For extra info on Halloween at PetSmart, together with methods to buy, go to petsmart.com/halloween.
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