Do you know how to take care of your 4pawsfriend?

 With the arrival of the winter season, it is important to take care of your 4pawsfriend, since they can suffer the effects of low temperatures and a cold dog is prone to getting sick. For example, older dogs come to have pain because conditions such as arthritis can be exacerbated, or they can acquire viral diseases such as the flu or respiratory problems such as coughs. So how can you take care of your 4pawsfriend in winter?


Keep them warm

     Currently there are a lot of warm clothes for pets, you can find them in custom sizes and models. In addition, there are brands where when buying for your 4pawsfriend, the money raised goes to shelters or shelters to help dogs and cats in need. In case that your 4pawsfriend does not get used to wearing clothes, a good blanket on their bed is ideal to keep them warm during the day and night.

    If your pet sleeps outside the house, it is very important to consider that they sleep indoors this season, or else, adapt a warm and accessible place for them. Condition the place where they sleep so that they are not a cold dog, avoid exposing them and getting sick.

     Don't change their diet

       Humans tend to consume foods that are more caloric or very hot. In the case of your dog, in the cold this is not necessary, unless the vet indicates otherwise. It will always be advisable to keep their diet as usual as possible, so they will continue to receive tits nutrients and proteins to defend them before the climatic changes to which they present themselves.

       Avoid bathing them frequently

         The recommendation is to do it once a month, and if it is done at home, make sure that the bath is with warm water and in a closed place. It is very important that you dry them properly and keep them in a warm place. Do not take them out in the cold after bathing them, the change in temperature can affect their health

        Exercise is good at any time of the year

           During cold season it allows them to warm up and stay in good health. Take shorter walks or play with them in a park. Remember to warm your 4pawsfriend in the best possible way before leaving the house, both have to be safe and warm. Activities at home will also help both of you stay warm, try to play with them and be in constant motion if you don't have the opportunity to go out.


            If you have an older dog, in cold seasons they are more likely to feel pain in their bones or joints. If this is the case, try to encourage your 4pawsfriend to walk at home, stretching their legs or even massaging them. Being aware of them will be a key point to take care of them and their health.

                   With the help and follow-up of these tips, it will now be much easier to cope and manage the temperatures of the winter season so that your 4pawsfriend is not affected. Care is the best prevention so that your 4pawsfriend remains in the best possible condition living healthy and happy.

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