Happy Halloween from DePAW!

What pet should you scare on Halloween? - "Scare-de-cat!"

What do you call a dog owned by Dracula? - A bloodhound!
What did the cat say after eating the two robins basking in the sun? - "I just love Baskin' Robins!"
Why don't dogs make good dancers? - Because they have two left feet!



VOTING IS NOW OPEN! DePAW 2016 Halloween Pet Costume Photo Contest:

See a pet in costume above that you think deserves to be the winner of our contest? Please visit our FB page (Click Here) and vote for your favorite pet Halloween costume. Most LIKED photo at end of day October 30 will determine the winner of the $150 Gift Basket! We will announce and post the winner on Halloween. Good luck to all our adorable, furry, costumed pups!

Halloween Pet Toys are "Frightening Fun" and DePAW Rapid Reward Treat Training Pouches are here!

From scary squeaky spiders, ghoulish goblins, and plump pumpkins.... come in and get your pup a new Halloween toy.

And introducing our brand new DePAW logo'd Rapid Reward Treat Training Pouches now available for purchase. Stop in and check them out and ask our trainer, Chad Mackin, how they are to be used!



Pet Safety Tips from AVMA to keep your pet safe this Halloween:

  1. Don't feed your pets Halloween candy, especially if it contains chocolate or xylitol (a common sugar substitute found in sugar-free candies and gum);
  2. Make sure your pet is properly identified (microchip, collar and ID tag) in case s/he escapes through the open door while you're distracted with trick-or-treaters;
  3. Keep lit candles and jack-o-lanterns out of reach of pets;
  4. If you plan to put a costume on your pet, make sure it fits properly and is comfortable, doesn't have any pieces that can easily be chewed off, and doesn't interfere with your pet's sight, hearing, breathing, opening its mouth, or moving. Take time to get your pet accustomed to the costume before Halloween, and never leave your pet unsupervised while he/she is wearing a costume;
  5. Keep glow sticks and glow jewelry away from your pets. Although the liquid in these products isn't likely toxic, it tastes really bad and makes pets salivate excessively and act strangely;
  6. If your pet is wary of strangers or has a tendency to bite, put him/her in another room during trick-or-treating hours or provide him/her with a safe hiding place;
  7. Keep your pet inside

Click Here to visit AVMA website for more safety tips.



GROOMING at DePAW isn't scary at all!

Don't let your pup be scary smelling or have dagger nails at Halloween!

Now thru November 15,
"BOGO" is here! Buy One Basic Bath at regular price and get one FREE Nail Trim!

Appointments are preferred but not required, these baths are great for pups that have been boarded and are ready to go home, or at the end of a daycare day because they sometimes get dirty and slobbered on when they play.


Community Events:

DePAW and the Geneva Park District invites you to bring your dogs and dress-to-impress at Peck Farm Park's FREE Howl 'O Ween Dog Parade! Prizes will be awarded for most creative, funniest, and scariest costumes. Line-up is at 1:15 pm in front of the Peck House. The parade begins promptly at 1:30 pm and will last approximately one hour.

Click Here to view more Halloween festivities with Geneva Park District.

TRAINING at DePAW:

No need to be frightened to try Agility Class with your dog!

Come on out to DePAW for our newly added Agility Class with Emily. We are so excited to bring you and your dog this opportunity to have fun, learn, encourage your dogs natural instincts, and get lots of exercise too! Next 9 week class session will begin Sundays November 13th-Jan. 22nd @ 1:30-3pm. No class Dec.25th or Jan.1st. We take the first 8 registrants so call 630.232.8663 or email info@depawK9campus.com today to reserve your space!

Dog agility is a popular canine sport in which a handler directs a dog through a variety of obstacles such as a tunnel, teeter-totter, weave poles, pause table, and standard jumps. Great way to have some fall fun, exercise, meet new people, and bonding time with your dog.

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