If your dog is celebrating his birthday in the near future, why not celebrate the occasion with him by hosting a party? If you visit a dog park frequently, this would be the perfect place to hold the celebration. Host the party during non-peak hours so you can focus on the set-up, and check with your local park to see if you need to book an area for the party.
Host a Doggy Pool Party
You may also consider having a doggy pool party. If some of the party-goers are inexperienced swimmers or are small-sized dogs, set up a baby pool for your dog’s canine friends. If you live close to a dog beach, invite your friends and their dogs to the beach for the celebration.
A Birthday Sports Party
Every dog birthday party needs a theme. For instance, if your dog is named after a sports star, you can hold a party with a theme related to the star’s sport. You also want to include a little sports play. Have the puppies and dogs, for example, play a game of football, if that is the chosen theme.
Give Your Dog a Birthday Box to Celebrate His Birthday
To make the celebration as good as possible, you must remember to order the dog birthday cake, as well as any other surprises. You can even have a birthday box made up for the celebration. Packages usually include the cake and a candle, alcohol-free dog champagne or beer, a personalised birthday greeting, a squeaky toy, a dog lollipop, and a celebratory birthday hat.
Inform Other Pet Parents
If you are involved in your local shelter, use your dog’s birthday party as an opportunity to educate pet parents about rescue work and adoption. You might want to ask that guests bring gently used towels or blankets as shelter donations.
Provide “Doggy” Bags for the Guests
Other ideas for your dog’s birthday celebration may include themes such as the Days of Summer or a Winter or Fall Carnival. To ensure the success of the party, provide “doggy” bags for the canine guests, filled with healthy treats and toys. Also, make sure the treats you serve are agreeable to those dogs that have allergies or are sensitive to certain ingredients.
Make Sure You Are Well-prepared for Just About Anything
If you have a pool party and you aren’t using a baby pool, ask the pet parents to bring doggy life jackets. Also, make sure someone is continually monitoring the pool. If you are hosting the party at a public facility, make sure you pass out poop bags as well. Bring products and towels to clean the dogs in case they find a muddy spot in which to play.
Plan a Party Today
If you feel inspired to give your dog a party, then the above tips may encourage you to begin the planning today. The celebration, preferably, will be scheduled in the afternoon or on a weekend when pet parents are available for the festivities.