An Up-to-Date Guide to Winter Pet Safety

woman walking dog in the cold snow

Keeping our pets safe during the winter is critical for their overall health and wellness. There’s a great deal that can be done before and during the seasonal lows, and we’ve got hot tips for cold paws.

Use It or Lose It

Winter pet safety hinges on providing a pet with all the right gear to guard against the elements. To ensure that daily activities persist outside, invest in insulating clothing that keeps their core warm. If they’ll accommodate you, have them wear waterproof booties to protect the skin on their paw pads. If not, be sure to wash their feet in warm water at home afterwards to remove any ice balls in between their toes or build up of salt for deicing chemicals.

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The Importance of Grooming Your Pet

A dog relaxing after being groomed.

Many pet owners don’t realize that grooming your pet is an essential part of overall pet health and wellness. It might not seem like regular baths, nail trims, and coat brushing can impact your pet’s health, but it can. True Care Veterinary Hospital is here to help you realize what happens if you do not groom your pet and how it can affect their health.

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