Many local animal groups have put out information on how to help animals and pets in Texas, especially ones that may have been outside during the inclement weather.Other shelters, like the Houston Humane Society, are always accepting donations to care for animals in their custody.
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.
Stray dogs can take shelter from harsh weather conditions inside their pods, which each have water bottles inside, too (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘These dogs get hit by speeding vehicles.
Fall is back-to-school time, and those of you with young children know that means stocking up on items like glue sticks, pencils and magic markers.
While the weather is hot, make sure to look out for symptoms of heatstroke in your pets (Image: GETTY) If your cat has symptoms of heatstroke, it's important you contact your vet immediately.
Paul Dellegatto, a chief meteorologist for FOX 13 in Tampa Bay, was doing the forecast from his home earlier this month when his dog , Brody, interrupted him and sent tails wagging with antics that show being on the clock from the comfort of your own house is no walk in the bark.
Chris Dickman, a professor of ecology at the University of Sydney, revised his estimate of 480 million animals affected by the fires, saying on Wednesday that more than 800 million animals have likely been killed in the Australian state of New South Wales alone.
The Charles Cross Police Team said on Twitter: “Another dog left in the sun, another window smashed! The dog appeared to be very happy to be released from the hot car (Image: CHARLES CROSS POLICE TEAM).
"To put their winter skills to the test, the two Winchmen were dropped off at a nearby bothy to undertake essential medical training in the snow." The spokesman added: "The remaining helicopter crew flew off to simulate a refuel and as they circled 1000ft up Loch Avon in the Cairngorms, a nearby section of cloud cleared and they happened to spot the dog perched precariously on the ledge.
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.
While snow has settled in some parts of the UK already, it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere anytime soon as the UK is facing ‘very significant snowfall’ this week.
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.
Dog cold weather warning: Vets reveal their advice to pet owners as temperatures plunge CRUEL winter weather can be a particularly hard time for our warm and fuzzy friends who are not prepared for freezing conditions.
“If your pet is on a prescription medication, be sure you have enough on hand, and call your veterinarian before weather conditions get bad if you think you may run out of the prescription,” Dr. Ryan says.