It is so important to ensure that your dog continues to get exercise, even in the winter months. But with the colder temps, there are new safety concerns that need to be taken into account. Over the rest of the month, we will be sharing tips and tricks to keep your doggo safe from cold weather hazards as you both get outside for a bit of exercise!
First up, how to keep them safe from all the salt that is put down on sidewalks and roads to act as a deicer! These chemicals can cause irritation in their paws after walking on walkways and internal medical issues if ingested. To keep your canine friend safe, take the following precautions when you go out for a walk:
Check out our post on January 19th for more tips on keeping your dog warm on your winter excursions!
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