Cold Weather Care: The Best in Winter Pet Safety Tips

Time marches on, but the steps seem to be much slower during the winter months. To be sure, the cold weather seems to drag on through long, dark days and even longer, darker weeks.

Perhaps one of the better ways to get through the seasonal slump is by paying extra attention to the welfare of our community’s pets. Our winter pet safety tips aim to help New Jersey’s animals stay safe and warm, so we can all get through the cold, windy weather together.

Your Four Walls

Many pets simply cannot abide by staying indoors all winter long, but if the temperature is below freezing, it’s the safest place for them to be. Sure, there are thick-coated breeds that can easily (and enthusiastically) withstand frigid temps, but no pet should be left outside for long (and never overnight).