6 Helpful Safety Tips For Walking Dogs In The Snow

Young Setter running on a leash while the owner is skiing in the Norwegian mountains

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For those of us living in places where winter means snow, walking dogs outside becomes a big challenge. Snow presents new obstacles that make things difficult — and sometimes dangerous — for dogs.

As the winter season approaches, make sure you’re keeping your dog safe and as comfortable as possible on cold, snowy walks.

During my time as a professional dog walker in Chicago, I experienced the downsides of a Midwest winter firsthand, and I’ve come up with some tips for pet parents and their pups to stay safe in the snow.

Do you take your pup on snowy walks in the winter? What other tips do you have for walking your dog in the snow? Let us know in the comments below!