Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, this week is expected to bring the coldest stretch of days so far this winter in Minnesota.
The Animal Humane Society urges pet owners to think twice when letting pets outside during the cold winter days and nights. Temperatures below freezing along with wind chill can prove deadly for our domesticated pets.
“If it is too cold to send your children outside to play, it’s too cold for your pets,” said Cindy Johnson, director of customer service at Animal Humane Society.
The following are notes on how to keep your pets safe during the blistering cold winter months:
Indoor pet tips:
Outdoor pet tips:
If you have additional questions or concerns about how to care for your pet in subzero temperatures, please check with your veterinarian on what you can do.