• Seattle Animal Shelter's 11 tips for protecting pets from the cold

    4 monthes ago - By The Scoop

    During this time of year, drops in temperature mean more than cranking up the heat in your home. Follow the Seattle Animal Shelter's tips for protecting pets from the cold:
    Bring pets indoors and take them out only when necessary. Even on a sunny day, dogs and cats can get frostbitten ears, noses and feet if left outside.
    Help your elderly or arthritic pets when they need to go outside.
    Like people, dogs and cats are more susceptible to illnesses in the winter. Take your pet to your veterinarian if symptoms occur.
    If your cats or dogs get wet from rain or snow, gently towel or blow-dry...
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