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10 Winter Safety Tips for Dog Owners

  • Protect Your Dog’s Paws

    Posted by Nancy Cassano on 12/2/2019

    Look at the Iditarod sled-dog teams, and you’ll notice that their paws are covered by booties. Mushers know that the race may be lost because of injuries and abrasions from running on ice. Even if your dog isn’t dashing through 1,000 miles of frozen Alaskan wilderness, winter conditions can still do damage. Different retailers offer dog boots or paw protectors that work well to keep your pup’s feet safe. Check out Pura paw balm on the AKC Shop website.


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  • Avoid Thin Ice

    Posted by Nancy Cassano on 12/2/2019

    Too often we hear stories of dogs that had to be rescued from icy waters (and those are the lucky ones). It might look like fun to slide across that frozen pond, but ice can easily crack, and your dog, and you, could fall in. Slipping on ice can also lead to muscle strains and other injuries.

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