Classic Dog Article: Frostbite and Dogs

November 9th, 2009 by Dan

While you’re bundling up for the cold weather, don’t forget about your dog! While many heavily coated breeds love this time of the year, there are plenty of dogs that aren’t adapted for the chilly weather. Dogs, like humans, can suffer from frostbite and the damage that can occur can be serious and require veterinary intervention. In today’s classic article we’ll tell you what happens when a dog experiences frostbite, what symptoms to watch for and some first-aid techniques to use while you’re seeking veterinary care. Check out: Winter Safety: Dogs and Frostbite

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