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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Get a checkup

When’s the last time your pet went to the vet? He should have a wellness exam at least once a year, and winter is a great time for it. Cold, damp weather can make some medical conditions, such as arthritis, much worse. Getting a checkup now will make sure he’s in great shape for the season. Your vet can also help you determine how well your pet can handle low temperatures. Certain health conditions make the cold harder to take.