6 Tips: How to take care of your pet well in winter?-QQPETS?
There is a sad news you may know. A man put his dog outside the house and watered it in Yakutsk, Russia. The outdoor temperature is 32 degrees below zero. Although the dog still alive when people found it. But it is freezing and finally died. Now, Sergey Boyarsky, a Russian parliamentarian is going to prosecute the man. In the cold winter, how to take care of your pet well? Tips for you here.
1.Stay your pet in the house
Stay in the house is safe and comfortable for pets in the cold weather. Just like human beings, pets may hurt their nose, ears, and paws in the frozen temperature. That’s dangerous for them to stay outside for a long time. If you need to take it do some exercise outside, keep them warm.
2.Don’t leave your pet in the car alone
The outdoor car is as cold as the fridge in winter. It may make pets died at low temperature. Don’t forget to keep your pets with you when you get off the car.
3.Enough pet food and water
Pets need more energy in winter and need more food. So you’d better make a new menu for them. The expert advice owners make hot soup with mix food for pets. Have a check the water bowl that the water is fresh and thawed. Use the plastic bowl is much better than the iron one. Avoid the dog sticking his tongue in the iron bowl when the temperature comes down.
4.Keep them warm
Pets keep warm by their hair. Don’t take a haircut for your pet in winter. And it will be better to wear clothes for your pet, especially outdoors.
You may wonder how to know if your pet is cold or not? Touch its body to get it. If your pet shiver means it is cold.
5.Clean their paws
Clean your pets’ paws when they come back outside. In fact, many owners keep doing this all the time. It’s a good habit. We know there are snow, antifreeze, salt, and chemicals on the road always in winter. Which may do harm to pets when they lick their paws. Clean is important.
Do you find it? Our skin will become dry and itchy in winter. So does dogs and cats. How to deal it? Reduced shower frequency of your pet and use the shampoo with moist function. If you take a bath for your pet, dry it immediately.
Actually, owners will try their best to take care of their pets. But, what about the stray animals? Who needs help in winter really. We found that the stray animals like to stay under the car engine where is warm for them.
Have a look your car engine before you start it. Here we shout adoption instead of buying. Hope no stray animals in the street.