Most animals will find a way to stay warm or stay out of the cold completely. Inside pets don’t have a problem with the cold weather, but outside pets require a bit more care. It’s up to you to make sure they stay safe during the winter. Here are 9 tips on keeping your outside pet safe from the cold weather. I wrote most of these tips with dogs and cats in mind!
9. Provide a Wind Break
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It’s amazing at how much warmth can be gained by simply blocking the wind. Pet houses provide dogs and cats with a place to hide from the wind. There are plenty of fancy versions that have heating systems in them as well, but these aren’t commonly purchased by the general public. As long as the wind is blocked, most animals are able to generate plenty of body heat to keep themselves warm, thanks to their fur.