Winter tips to keep your pet safe

January 1, 2023

Our clinicians have put together some tips for keeping pets fit and healthy this winter.

With the darker nights and colder weather, it’s important to pay close attention to your pet’s needs.


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Here are our top 10 tips:

  1. Reduce walk times in cold weather and keep pets active indoors
  2. Attach a reflective light to your pet’s collar to make them visible
  3. Put a coat on your dog for winter walks
  4. Remove snow and grit from your dog’s paws after walks
  5. Ensure your pet is microchipped and your details are up to date
  6. Keep pets dry and check they have a warm place to stay inside
  7. If you notice signs of hypothermia, seek specialist help immediately
  8. Regularly check water sources are not frozen
  9. Avoid walking your dog on ice
  10. Store anti-freeze away from your pets and clean up any spillages

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Find all of our top tips for keeping your pets safe throughout the season here