It’s that time of year – are you and your Morkie ready?? Once again, the lowly PUMPKIN is the most popular pet costume this year – come on people, can’t we be more creative 🙂 Also on the list, the devil, a hotdog, bee, cat, witch bow tie and pirate.
By the way, here’s how costumes rank for Halloween for people. (This is adults and kids). The favourites are —
If your Morkie is like most dogs, he doesn’t really like wearing a costume, unless you’ve accustomized him to clothes from puppyhood.
When dogs are dressed up and not liking it, they simply freeze. They won’t take a step, won’t look up, won’t do a thing. Here are the signs your dog is hating his halloween look.
Signs your dog is stressed:
- Head down
- Whale eyes (open wide, can see the whites)
- Ears back
- Turning away
- Single paw raised
- Freezing / refusing to move
- Flattening to the ground
In that case, better to go with a festive collar, or ummm, a festive collar.
Big runaway night
Even if he’s not afraid of his costume, your Morkie might choose October 31st to run off in the night. (The biggest runway night of the year is July 4th thanks to fireworks), so keep doors closed or better still, keep your Morkie in a quiet, closed off room or in his kennel cage.
Here are some handy safety reminders: