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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Stay nearby

It’s always smart to make sure your pet has a well-fitting collar, a tag with contact information and, ideally, a microchip. But it’s especially key in winter when he can more easily get lost. The ice and snow can hide the smells that normally would help him find his way home. To keep him safe, don’t let your dog off leash on wintry days, especially during a snowstorm.