How to Keep your Pets Safe During the Cold Winter Months

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Sponsored post from Everhart Veterinary Hospital:

FullSizeRenderIn winter it is important to focus on how you can keep your pets safe during the cold winter months!

Know the limits: Short-legged animals may be less tolerant to snow and cold, as their bellies are closer to the ground, and short-coated animals face the same problems. Long-haired animals are more tolerant of the cold, but may be chilly too! Consult your veterinarian if you need any help determining your pet’s limits.

Play dress up: If your dog has a short coat or seems bothered by the cold weather, consider a sweater or dog coat. Have several on hand, so you can use a dry sweater or coat each time your dog goes outside. Wet sweaters or coats can actually make your dog colder. Some pet owners also use booties to protect their dog’s feet; if you choose to use them, make sure they fit properly.

Bring your furry friends in to see your favorite staff at Everhart Veterinary Hospital during the month of February for their check-ups and be sure to take all necessary pre-winter precautions! Stay warm!

About Everhart Veterinary Hospital:

Providing expertise in South Baltimore since 1956, Everhart Veterinary Hospital has worked to be the “Best Veterinarian in Baltimore” and our mission is to provide the highest quality, compassionate veterinary care to our clients and their companion animals at our state of the art facility at 4005 Ritchie Hwy. Individual and personal attention is given to you and your companion pet at every visit and 99% of clients would recommend Everhart to family and friends. Everhart is open 7 days a week for appointments, emergency and non-emergency appointments are available on the weekends and surgical appointments are available five days a week.

At Everhart Veterinary Hospital, we treat our people with care and compassion….love and heal their pets.

4005 Ritchie Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21225

Phone: 410-355-3131
Fax: 410-355-5574
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