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Keeping pets safe from Halloween scares

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You may be pulling tricks this Halloween, but make sure your pets don’t get into your treats. Gainesville Pet Rescue Assistant to Exective Director Lindsey Hidenburry says the biggest threats to animals are candy and pranksters.

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Hidenburry says to take your animal to a vet immediately if it gets into trouble.

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