Halloween Perils for Pets

Veterinarian Marty Becker suggests ways to make the holiday less hazardous.
3:47 | 10/19/11

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We should be a fun time for the entire family but it's time for remembering trick or treating safety tips and your -- are no exception. New data from pet -- -- -- that pet poisoning incidents increase by 284%. The week after Halloween. Those that visits can cost hundreds of dollars and worst cost your pet their -- So here at the top Halloween hazards you know watch out for is doctor Marty Becker a veterinarian with that thestreet.com Marty thanks much for joining us -- joining us. Via Skype. From your home in Idaho -- you got your little guy in your in your arms let's start it. Eat candy is always a big concern for pat and Halloween maybe the worst time for this just how risky is it for pets eat chocolate as we hear that over and over again. Well they don't want think chocolate is not a bigger risk is you -- -- noticeable dollars and sixteen pound dog tick people wanted to all kidding -- about. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Consumer but if they -- a little piece on the ground in the dog consumes that the worst gonna get a little but yesterday. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Back from the kids come home because of major problem or you have a thing up front door in the -- -- that is in sugar free candy or pronounce -- with at all -- sugar free sweetener in for doll size how. -- stick. A sugar free -- jobless OK that's where -- islands along little tiny boxes are raising the cost kidney failures -- -- those are really dangerous to. Okay raisins and anything that sugar free keep that away from your -- Are you say we need to watch out for something you call they're great escape around this time of year when Amy I -- Number one. Are lost and -- is for the July especially dogs as you might imagine because the North Pole is number two is following. It's one of the few times your door is open repeatedly. The only time actually during the year -- also in the doors open there's people there. It's strange costumes with horns and -- and make -- 2000 flashing lights and cast -- out the door. In dogs run out the door and often -- -- security -- they don't come back so I don't want you to go to -- -- -- -- -- -- retractable -- that's like trying to. Controls 747 with a -- -- 46 will at least solid leads -- people around you in for both that's a journalist your treatment of back room in the house or boredom overnight and honor -- I think it'd. -- and finally goes pet Halloween costumes they're so cute. But they -- without their risks I understand what we need to look out for. Well you know what we have for the homeless little guy security He -- to have sweaters on and cultures on the band has funneled through this doesn't love Halloween we -- two other dogs the another volatile election two take the stuff so. We're gonna put anything on the dogs -- Really don't like it in for most dogs you -- -- picture -- that it doesn't characterize the vacancy it's not two types of defects are greedy and they don't get too -- but reality. For most people you get these cute little Halloween outfits on you treat your pictures in the dogs want -- -- -- -- -- a mosque and that's the theaters at the time when. The party's over. I felt that read there -- signs I guess the message there Marty Becker ragtime at thank you so much for joining us and you Jodi there as -- good to --

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