Halloween Goes to the Dogs, Virginia Ranked #1 for Doggy Trick or Treaters
Halloween isn't just a children's and people's holiday, a new national survey has concluded. In fact, increasing numbers of furry kids are getting in on all the holiday fun. Big Heart Pet Brands (the makers of Milk-Bone, Pup-Peroni, Canine Carry Outs and Milo's Kitchen) conducted an original survey of 3,000 U.S.dog parents to determine the top 25 states that include their pups in Halloween festivities. If you're a crazy dog lover like me, you'll definitely appreciate these latest discoveries about man's and woman's best friend.
MILK-BONE'S TOP 25 MOST
DOG-INCLUSIVE HALLOWEEN STATES
2. New Jersey
4. South Carolina
7. New York
18. West Virginia
23. North Carolina
24. South Dakota
Don't see your state listed? Check out the complete rankings.
To determine where each state stands in dog-friendliness for Halloween, Milk-Bone surveyed pet moms and dads about whether they dress up their dog in costume, take their dog trick-or-treating or include them in other Halloween activities and parties.
Virginia is Tops in the U.S. for Howl-O-Ween
Here's the breakdown on the percentages of how Virginia residents with dogs celebrate Halloween
- 64% Dress up their dog in costume
- 43% Greet trick-or-treaters at the door with their dog
- 57% Give their dog extra treats during Halloween
- 21% Take their pup to doggy parades or gatherings
- 36% Take their dog trick-or-treating
DIY Pet Costume Ideas
For more dog-friendly Halloween ideas, including some great DIY pet costumes you can make for $15 or less, visit TreatingforAll.com
For a chance to see your beloved canine's Halloween costume featured on Milk-Bone and Milo's Kitchen social media channels, tag it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #TreatsForAll.
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