A Member of the Family: Protecting Your Pet this Winter

Pet owners are as susceptible as anyone to misconceptions about a dog or cat’s adaptability to cold winter weather. People who leave their pet out in freezing temperatures for extended periods mistakenly believe that their thick coat of fur is enough to see them through the coldest weather. Actually, dogs and cats are as prone to the dangers of exposure as humans and, as a rule, should be treated the same. Trust your instincts and your familiarity with your furry friend when it’s dangerously cold. If he’s shivering, you should bring your furry friend inside right away. If the thermostat dips below freezing, or if it’s snowing or sleeting, use common sense and keep your pet dry and warm. Be p

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