“How to Throw a Howl-o-ween Party”

It is one the most wonderful times of the year for dog owners. After all, who doesn’t want to dress up their chubby furry friend Fido as a ballerina or a taco? Here’s how to throw a tail-waggin’ spooky Halloween party for your pooches and friends guaranteed to get you plenty of kisses! It is likely your four-legged friends will also bring their humans to the party. Give the humans notice and invite them to your Howl-o-ween bash. Their dogs may be busy that day and have social lives too! This is a chance for everyone to be extra silly. Encourage people to dress up in theme with their pets. For example, if a guest wants to dress their dog up as a pumpkin, they can dress up as a witch, etc. There are many fun themes and the possibilities are endless– just run with the best idea that feels the most tail-waggerific. The best part of this party planning is the dog guests will provide the hugs, howls, laughter, and great fun just by showing up. Before your spooky guests arrive, make certain your home is dog party ready. Ensure there is plenty of room for playtime, dog-tag, and socializing. Move any furniture and valuables that could impede the fun. Put all human candy up high so dogs cannot reach it. Hide all chocolate. After all, the crinkles of those candy wrappers sound awfully like dog treats being unwrapped to the doggie ear. Finally, remove all candles – which when lit can be toppled over by happy wagging tails. Take down any rattling ghost skeletons or decorations with...