Hippity- hoppity Spring has sprung and we have an extra bounce in our step! The sun is out and shining, the snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and Easter is just around the corner. As your making your Easter preparations with friends and family, do you include your pet in the festivities? We love to include our pets in all the holiday fun. Many of us even buy presents for our pets for Christmas, so of course it only makes sense to make them their own Easter basket and set up Easter egg hunts for them.
If you already do, or want to start including your pet in on the Easter celebrations, look no further. We have a handy guide right here for you with tips and ideas. If there are other ideas you’ve tried, or want to share adorable photos of your pet joining in on Easter festivities, please do share them with us!
When people think of Easter they frequently think of bunny ears, Easter egg hunts, Easter baskets, and chocolate shaped bunnies. While you can’t give your pet a chocolate bunny, you sure can incorporate all other aspects into your pets Easter fun! Plus, who doesn’t love adorable photos of pets in bunny ears.
Easter Egg hunts are a great activity that encourages enrichment for your pet. And, like with kids, can be done indoors or outdoors based on preference and can be easily switched if weather doesn’t cooperate.
To start with, you’ll want a bag of plastic colorful Easter eggs. For those with dogs that are active chewers and are concerned with small plastic eggs, try using a few Kongs (there are cat Kongs too). Fill the desired amount of eggs, or Kongs, with treats and hide! A helpful tip- write down how many were hidden and where, just in case not all are found you won’t have a surprise later.
For fillers we recommend:
Maybe you only want to create an Easter basket for your pet, or maybe the basket is the Grand Finale to the Easter festivities. Try some of these ideas for a basket and for fillings.
If you plan on including your pet(s) in on the Easter festivities, snap a few pictures and share them with us! We love to see you and your pet(s) bonding and enjoying life. Have any ideas you’ve tried yourself and want to share them with others? Comment on Facebook, we’d love to hear from you!
No matter your Holiday plans, we wish you a safe and “hoppy” Easter!
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