It’s been a pretty mild winter so far here in northeastern Ohio, with mud more of a problem for us than snow and ice. But I know that’s not true everywhere. If you live in a colder climate, do you have to do anything to keep your dog safe and comfortable during the winter?
Sharing a story today from the small town of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, which points out the power of Facebook.
A random Good Samaritan named Kelly Gray posted on her Facebook page that three dogs were left outside in the extreme cold we’ve been experiencing here in Ohio: The dogs in the Kirby puppy mill are freezing with no water and no one takes action! Who can help!! She also uploaded a few pictures and a video of the cold Beagles. The post was shared over 6700 times, prompting action from the Wyandot County Sheriff and Humane Society. Continue reading The Power of Facebook→
The good folks at PetPlan Insurance provided this handy chart to help you know when it’s safe for your dog to be out in the cold weather. Remember, you also have to take into account wind chill, fur thickness, and the general health of your dog.