Cold Weather & Pet Care: Tip 5

Posted by wadmin on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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It is always important to keep poisonous substances away from your pets. In the winter, there are a few additional chemical agents that you might find yourself using.  Always make sure anything that is poisonous to your pet is kept out of his or her reach.

Rat and mouse killers are used more frequently during the winter months. Place these products in areas that are inaccessible to your pet

Antifreeze is deadly to pets. The sweet taste is irresistible to animals kept in the garage in colder months. Look for “safe” non-toxic antifreeze and make sure all spills are cleaned immediately and thoroughly. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you suspect your pet may have ingested any antifreeze!

SRC: Find additional pet care tips for winter here: www.americanhumane.org/animals/adoption-pet-care/caring-for-your-pet/winter-care.html

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