When is it too cold to walk your dog?

When is it too cold to walk your dog?

Huskies can tolerate cold weather better than other breeds, says Vets Now (Picture: Getty).Don’t let your pup get too chilly (Picture: Getty)PDSA vet Lynne James told us: ‘Watch out for wet weather – getting wet will increase the risk of your dog getting chilled.

Dog owner smashes through ice to rescue puppy who fell into freezing lake

Dog owner smashes through ice to rescue puppy who fell into freezing lake

Witness Scott Bratton, 24, who lives near the park and was walking through with his housemates, said the dog fell in the water after chasing a duck across the ice.

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

It's important to look after a dog's paws during periods of cold weather (Image: GETTY).Washing and drying a dog's paws is a good idea after a walk in the snow (Image: GETTY)Dog owners should also be aware of other hazards during snow periods, such as grit.

Tips to keep your furry pal warm in winter

Tips to keep your furry pal warm in winter

Winter is on and while we may cover up in the chill, pets also need to stay safe and warm.Winter may seem like a lazier season, but don’t let that come in the way of your pet’s grooming session.

Rescue the cat that was still lying on the street

Rescue the cat that was still lying on the street

I do not know what happened to the media, the news came that he was lying still.Their paws were ice cold.I bought and came.But fortunately, today their paws are not icy and started the day purring.

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Warmer temperatures in Chicago allowed the Brookfield Zoo giraffes to head outside for the first time this year and they took !They started running around and stretching their legs.Giraffes Arnieta (left) and Potoka (right) stretch their legs outside for the first time following winter.

Pet snake cut free after getting trapped under car’s gearstick

Pet snake cut free after getting trapped under car’s gearstick

A 1.5 metre (5ft) snake named Allan had to be rescued from inside a car after escaping while travelling with its owners over Christmas.A fire crew cutting the snake free after he became trapped in the gearstick casing of his owners’ car.

Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Top Cold-Weather Concerns For Pets Via iStock.com/Pekic Most of our dogs and cats are covered with fur, and some breeds seem to tolerate the cold more naturally, but… “Every breed has different limits of hot/cold, and each pet should be considered individually,” says Dr. Sara Witherell, a board-certified associate veterinarian at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.

UK cold weather: How to protect your pets during COLD SNAP

UK cold weather: How to protect your pets during COLD SNAP

Read More: UK weather forecast:Arctic SNOWSTORM to hit Britain in 24 HOURS UK cold weather: Pay attention to your dog, some may love the snow and some may hate it (Image: GETTY) 3 - Wrap up warm Sweaters and doggy jackets are ideal for safe and comfy walks in the winter weather but don't forget your dog’s feet.

Heartwarming moment woman warms up shivering stray dog with her scarf

Heartwarming moment woman warms up shivering stray dog with her scarf

The woman, who was completely unaware her kind gesture was being immortalised on camera, can be seen stopping up and looking at the poor dog as she exits a cafe in Zonguldak, Turkey on a cold, rainy day.

The Top 5 States for Pet Obesity

The Top 5 States for Pet Obesity

According to recent statistics, compiled in the 2013 Banfield State of Pet Health Report , pet obesity is increasing at an alarming rate.

Winter pet dumping scandal: Terrified dog CHAINED to lamp post in freezing cold

Winter pet dumping scandal: Terrified dog CHAINED to lamp post in freezing cold

Last year, the RSPCA were rescuing up to 850 pets a month, with more than 10,000 calls – one every 12 minutes – from worried members of the public about abandonments .Now, in the space of the past few cold, winter days, the RSPCA has witnessed a worrying spike in the number of pets callously thrown on the streets, with the blame likely to be on owners worried about running up vets’ bills in the countdown to the Christmas period.Animal Collection Officer Vic Hurr described how he found the terrified dog after being called out to Esher Road, Birmingham, by worried residents.“This poor dog was tied with a choke chain and was absolutely terrified,” explained ACO Hurr.

Cold Weather Safety Tips

Cold Weather Safety Tips

After each walk, wash and dry your pet’s feet and stomach to remove ice, salt and chemicals—and check for cracks in paw pads or redness between the toes.Bathe your pets as little as possible during cold spells.