1/16/2012

To protect pets from the dangers of cold weather, owners should take a variety of measures, such as keep them indoors most of the time, have pets on a leash when outdoors and clean snow off of paws after walks. In harsh winter weather, dogs can be susceptible to frostbite, and the AVMA notes that signs of frostbite include red or gray skin that can slough.

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