How To Keep Pets Safe In Winter Weather

 

Last updated 1/27/2020 at 3:50pm

Keep pets indoors more often. Pets should not remain outdoors for long stretches of time in frigid temperatures.

The arrival of cooler temperatures sparks various changes. Chilly air and precipitation can be dangerous, especially to pets that are unaccustomed to extreme changes in temperature.

Pet owners may be well aware of the hazards of warm weather, including the threat of leaving pets in hot cars. But cold weather also has its share of risks. Heed these tips to keep pets safe and secure.

•Schedule a well visit. The American Veterinary Medical Association suggests scheduling a visit with a veterinarian to check for any medical issues. Cold weather can aggravate symptoms of certain conditions,...



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