Some people bring the family dog along as they go out to trick or treat. This could be as protection as the family walks along at night, or it could be to keep the pet calm. A constant ringing of the doorbell can easily agitate a pet, so having the pet out may solve this problem. Unfortunately, cats do not do well wearing anything, but dogs, especially a dog accustomed to wearing a dog sweater in the winter, are more accepting of a pet costume.
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