TIPS TO WALK A DOG IN THE SNOW

TIPS TO WALK A DOG IN THE SNOW

It is winter and it is very cold! Yes, but if our dogs are used to being walked daily, we have to continue with their routine because a well-exercised dog lives longer and suffers from fewer health problems.  

Our pets love walking and playing in the snow, but we have to take special care of them. To keep our happy dogs safe during cold weather, we follow these advises we would like to share with you:

Know the limits:  Cold tolerance can vary from pet to pet based on their coat, body fat stores, activity level, and health. We have to be aware of our pet’s tolerance for cold weather and adjust accordingly. We will probably need to shorten dog’s walks to protect them from weather-associated health risks. We recommend consulting your veterinarian to determine your pet’s temperature limits.

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