Warning! The 3 Biggest Winter Health Hazards for Pets | Sean Conlon

February 13, 2015 11:37 PM

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Warning! The 3 Biggest Winter Health Hazards for Pets | Sean Conlon

Harsh winter weather can have serious impacts on the health of our beloved canine companions, and so far, 2015 has kicked off with some headline-making winter storms. From January's Winter Storm Juno to weekly snowstorms pummeling the Northeast, by mid-February, news reports claimed that, in just two weeks' time, snowplows in Boston had removed enough snow to fill 90 football stadiums.

1. Hypothermia Hits Pets, Too: Just like people, pets are susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia. To prevent the latter, the first thing to consider is your dog's breed. Some dogs are made for winter, like Huskies and Bernese Mountain Dogs who have thick coats, whereas smaller dogs cannot withstan...

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