Pets & Wildlife

Even animals need protection from the cold weather during the winter months. If you’re opting to keep your dog outdoors during the winter, it will take a bit of extra work on your behalf to ensure that they are properly safe, nourished, and warm.

There are some dogs and circumstances that require the recommendation of a veterinarian before you decide to leave them outside. Certain dogs adapt well to cold weather such as huskies, but other dogs such as older dogs, puppies, or greyhounds should really be left indoors for their protection.

Below are some tips on how to care for your dog during the winter months.

Warm Shelter

You are going to need to make sure that your dog is provided with adequate shelter to protect them from the cold and wetness. When a dog is cold or wet, their body temperatures drop causing their internal organs to shut down. Therefore you need to make sure that the doghouse you purchase is insulated. Continue reading