Easter with your pet

Easter is just around the corner! If you were wondering how to include your dog in the celebration, here are a couple of fun ways you can.

Easter egg hunt

Easter egg hunts bring back so much happy memories as a child when the adults would hide eggs filled with chocolate, small toys, or even money. Now it is your turn to make an egg hunt but for your dog, they have a very good sense of smell so it shouldn’t be difficult for them. It’s extremely important not to use plastic eggs because it can break and harm your dog, instead hide treats and toys around the house or yard.  

Bake treats 

Bake your pet special bunny or egg-shaped treats and your pet will definitely appreciate it. You can also buy them at your local pet store but making some treats is a fun activity the whole family can enjoy. 

Easter meal 

Once in a while it doesn’t hurt to spice up your dog’s meal, if you don’t already, here is a perfect opportunity. For example, hard boiled eggs are safe for dogs and filled with protein but there are plenty of fruits and vegetables that you can add. They will enjoy blueberries, bananas, apples, cantaloupe, but stay away from grapes and raisins. You can also let them eat carrots, cucumbers, peas, zucchini, or lettuce. 

Easter photoshoot  

Taking photos of your dog when they are sleeping in a funny position, playing with their favorite toy, or just being their cute self has become part of everyday life. A holiday photoshoot can be a fun activity .There are many adorable outfits you can purchase at a pet store but you can even make accessories for your dog. Remember to only dress them up if they are comfortable and enjoy it. If your dog isn’t fond of wearing these, a cute bow on their collar or a bandana will also look good in photos and in general. 

Safety tips: 

  • Keep away chocolate, candy, and other beverages your dog shouldn’t consume.
  • Avoid using plastic grass for Easter baskets because if your dog gets to them it can damage their intestinal tract. 
  • Don’t let the children leave small toys they found in their eggs on the ground because your dog may chew on them and possibly eat them, which can harm your furry friend. 
  • Easter bunny- Some families decide to get a rabbit as a gift for their children or just for themselves but you have to consider how your dog will behave with a new family member. When introducing them, take it slow and make sure that they are both comfortable, you have to be patient for them to get along. Keep in mind that bunnies live long and they need care and love so make sure that you can provide that.