Avoid Dangerous and Expensive Pet Injuries this Winter
Laura Stauffiger, Owner of Laura's Critter Care share tips to prevent common weather-related pet injuries.
Winter can be harsh on pets - especially small animals and smooth-coated breeds. Pets need special attention during the winter months.
Lesions on legs from stepping in snow holes, cuts on paws from walking on ice and illnesses from ingesting toxic chemicals are all typical winter-related pet-injuries. These are injuries that can be avoided if pet owners and caregivers are conscientious.
When possible, Laura urges pet owners and pet-care providers to consider the following preventive measures for maximum health and safety for their pets this winter: