With the extreme cold brought on by a polar vortex, spending any time outside can be dangerous for humans and pets, alike. When the frigid weather hits, make sure to keep your dog safe with these simple tips.
If you have a dog who absolutely lives for the snow, you may be looking for ways to have fun with them outside during the winter season. There are plenty of activities to enjoy the winter weather, but if there’s snow on the ground, it can be a chance for you and your dog to get creative with play time.
Do you live in an area where the weather gets cold in winter? These puppies sure do! They’re playing in their first snow learning all about this wet, cold, white stuff that keeps falling out of the sky. Check out these ten pictures of the cutest puppies playing in their first snow!
Some pups dread the cold. But there are plenty of indoor activities for you and your pooch to enjoy in the chilly winter months, and you don’t even have to put on your boots. Here are a few fun games and activities you can do without setting foot or paw outside.
Dogs look so funny after sniffing around in the snow and getting it in their whiskers and all over their faces. Some of these dogs have big ol’ snow beards, and some have tiny snow mustaches, but the one thing they all have in common is snowface.
Skijoring combines cross-country skiing with dog walking or running. It may not be for every dog, but it might be a good winter activity for the right dog and human to get some exercise through the cold months.
Winter starts on December 21st and lasts until March. It’s time to bring out the doggy boots, coats, and cold-weather gear to keep your pup from being miserable on those chilly walks. But some dog breeds love the snow! To them, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.
One of the best ways to fight the chill on a cold winter’s night is with a blazing fire. Humans aren’t the only ones who really enjoy a warm and cozy cuddle by the fireplace. Our dogs love it, too! Check out these pooches staying warm in winter!
Winter can be a dangerous time for our dogs. We need to watch out for our pups and make sure they don’t get hurt. Winter starts on December 21st in the Northern Hemisphere and lasts until March 19th. Here are seven winter dangers that could seriously harm or kill your dog if you’re not careful.
Like us, as our pets get older, navigating the challenges of winter becomes more difficult. Therefore, we must accommodate our senior dogs’ needs. Here are a few ways to keep your senior safe and comfortable through winter.
Hypothermia in dogs is an extreme lowering of the body temperature. It happens when pets suffer exposure to frigid temperatures for too long, or if they have wet fur in cold, windy environments. It can be deadly if it goes untreated. Here’s what you need to know.
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. Here are some tips for pet parents and their pups to stay safe in the snow.
Some dogs just absolutely love the cold and snow! The dogs in these pictures are running, jumping, and flying through the air, just loving the chilly weather! It’s pretty obvious that they are having so much fun! Do your dogs like the snow?
Ethylene glycol toxicity in dogs, or antifreeze poisoning, happens when dogs consume the odorless, sweet-tasting ingredient ethylene glycol, commonly found antifreeze. This is a serious condition, and dogs only need to consume about a half a teaspoon of ethylene glycol per pound of body weight for it to be fatal.
There are plenty of myths about dogs and their abilities to get through winter, but these myths can be misleading and dangerous. It’s important to sort out fact from fiction to make sure our dogs stay safe and healthy in winter.
When you go into icy waters after your dog, you are putting your own life at risk. You are also putting your dog in more danger and endangering the lives of rescuers. Here’s why you should never go into the water after your dog, and what you should do, instead.
Just because you’re stuck indoors doesn’t mean you have to pack on pounds as you and your dog hibernate for the season. You can still stay fit, lose weight, and stick to your New Year’s resolution with these ten workouts that will let your pup help you get in shape while you’re inside where it’s warm.
A snow maze is certainly a great way to give pups some exercise. It’ll get the blood pumping and keep them warm. Snow mazes can be especially fun for dogs who don’t get to go for as many walks in winter. It’s tough being cooped up inside all day!
We don’t want to leave our pups at home. It’s hard to find a sitter this time of year, and our dogs are family, too. Having to travel with your dog can be difficult, and the holidays present some additional challenges. Here are nine essentials that you’ll want to have if you travel with your dog over the holidays.
Frostbite in dogs is a condition that sets in when the skin is exposed to very cold temperatures below freezing, which is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Celsius. As a dog’s blood vessels closest to the skin react by constricting, the extremities can become adversely affected.
Winter presents a different set of challenges for dog owners, especially for those living in areas with extreme seasonal changes in weather. Here are a few items no dog owner should go without in the winter season.