The colder months of the year bring a lot of fun and joy to our lives - snowball fights, fireside chats, holiday celebrations, and more - but can also be unnerving or even hazardous for our pets. From cold weather substances to party cuisine, here is a list of important reminders for pet-owners during winter: 1.Beware of Antifreeze Unfortunately, antifreeze can drip from a car radiator to the ground, where animals might attempt lick it. Antifreeze is lethal to pets, and less than three ounces can poison a medium-sized dog. To prevent antifreeze poisoning, store it in a tightly-closed container out of reach of pets and do not allow pets to wander unattended where there is access to antifreeze. 2. Bundle Up in Harsh Weather As it gets colder, pet owners should take extra steps to ensure their pets stay warm and healthy. To start, bathe your pet as little as possible since it can remove essential oils and cause dry, flaky skin. Buy a coat for your dog, especially if he or she is short-haired. No animals should... Read More
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