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Here's how to keep your furry friends warm and healthy this winter

Published on Dec 13, 2023 12:43 PM IST
  • With the colder weather setting in, it's crucial to prioritize the health of our furry friends. Here are seven winter pet care tips for your beloved companions.
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Some pet owners mistakenly rely on their pets' fur to provide sufficient warmth during winter, neglecting other necessary precautions. While fur offers insulation, additional measures are vital for keeping pets warm both indoors and outdoors. Here are the top 9 winter pet care tips to simplify your pet care routine. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 13, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Some pet owners mistakenly rely on their pets' fur to provide sufficient warmth during winter, neglecting other necessary precautions. While fur offers insulation, additional measures are vital for keeping pets warm both indoors and outdoors. Here are the top 9 winter pet care tips to simplify your pet care routine. (Unsplash)

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Limit the Outdoor Time for Them: Ensure your pets stay warm; like humans, they can catch a cold when exposed to the chill. Paws, ears, and tails are particularly vulnerable to frostbite, depending on the temperature. While walks and play are important, avoid leaving them outdoors as temperatures drop.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 13, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Limit the Outdoor Time for Them: Ensure your pets stay warm; like humans, they can catch a cold when exposed to the chill. Paws, ears, and tails are particularly vulnerable to frostbite, depending on the temperature. While walks and play are important, avoid leaving them outdoors as temperatures drop.(Unsplash)

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Wrap Your Pet in Woolen: Ensure your pets stay cozy and warm during walks or runs. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 13, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Wrap Your Pet in Woolen: Ensure your pets stay cozy and warm during walks or runs. (Unsplash)

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Don’t Shave the Fur: Their fur serves as insulation, so avoid completely shaving it off in winter. Opt for lukewarm or warm water baths, considering the regional temperature, and avoid letting them go out immediately after bathing. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 13, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Don’t Shave the Fur: Their fur serves as insulation, so avoid completely shaving it off in winter. Opt for lukewarm or warm water baths, considering the regional temperature, and avoid letting them go out immediately after bathing. (Unsplash)

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A Warm Bedding: Provide them with bedding to keep them warm at night. Avoid letting them sleep directly on the floor, as it can make them more susceptible to getting sick. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Warm Bedding: Provide them with bedding to keep them warm at night. Avoid letting them sleep directly on the floor, as it can make them more susceptible to getting sick. (Unsplash)

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Keep Them Hydrated: Regularly replace your pet's water with room-temperature water every 2-3 hours to prevent them from drinking cold water from their bowl. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Keep Them Hydrated: Regularly replace your pet's water with room-temperature water every 2-3 hours to prevent them from drinking cold water from their bowl. (Unsplash)

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Don’t Miss the Health Checkup: If your dog has arthritis, the cold can be challenging for them. Ensure they have daily routines and exercises to help alleviate discomfort. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 13, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Don’t Miss the Health Checkup: If your dog has arthritis, the cold can be challenging for them. Ensure they have daily routines and exercises to help alleviate discomfort. (Unsplash)

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Keep Them Away from the Room Heater: Beware of the risk of your furry friend getting too close to room heaters and getting burned. Avoid space heaters and implement a pet-proof system to ensure your pet's safety. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 13, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Keep Them Away from the Room Heater: Beware of the risk of your furry friend getting too close to room heaters and getting burned. Avoid space heaters and implement a pet-proof system to ensure your pet's safety. (Unsplash)

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