10 Ways to Be Kind to Your Pet this Winter

Keep your dog and cat safe, warm and happy when the cold weather hits
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Fill those bowls

If your pet spends a lot of time outside in winter, she’s using up more energy to keep warm. Feed her a little more than usual and make sure she has plenty of water. Outdoor bowls should be plastic, not metal. When it gets really cold out, your dog or cat’s tongue can stick to — and freeze to — a metal bowl. And remember, when it comes to winter, pets are generally safer and happier indoors.