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(Toledo News Now) -
everyone will be trying to stay warm next week, a local veterinary practice
wants people to remember their furry family members, as well.
vets at the Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center of Toledo want to remind
pet owners to take extra precautions during the extreme cold temperatures.
Canine body temperatures drop rapidly when in trauma, so dogs can succumb to
the cold weather very quickly.
biggest problem for dogs is snow packing into their paws and turning into ice,
so be sure to check your dog's paws when they come inside. If they are icy, dip
them in warm water and wipe them dry.
issue is rock salt. It is very toxic to dogs when eaten, and can also get
jammed into their paws, which could lead to it getting in their bloodstream.
just because animals have a lot of fur doesn't mean they stay warmer than
humans in the cold.
used to the warm, cozy house. They're going to suffer outside," said Kittsen
McCumber from the Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center. "Especially
greyhounds, with the short fur. Of course, your Eskimo-type dogs, they're
having a great time playing, but you still do not want to leave them out there
unattended. If you can stand to be out there with them, they're okay. Then just
bring them back inside with you."
you have an outdoor pet, be sure to set up an area in a barn or garage with hay
and blankets, and make sure they have fresh water and warm food."