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Cold Weather Tips for Dogs

Baby, it's cold outside!! The cold weather can get to anyone and your pet.   Lets review some great tips for taking care of your dog during the winter weather.   #1:  The cold weather can cause dry, itchy skin when your dog is constantly coming from the cold to the warm inside.  The reason for this is the change in moisture and humidity.  Be sure to wipe your dog down if he/she is wet from any snow, be sure to get those paws nice and dry.  If your dog already has some itchy and irritated skin, running a humidifier in the home can add some moisture to there sensitive skin. #2:  It is completely acceptable to pass on those baths.  Washing your dog too often, especially during the winter months will remove the oils from their skin that is needed to keep them from getting dry and irritated. #3: If you shave your dog- don't shave them all they way down to their skin.  The extra fur is needed to do what mother nature intended it to, keep them warm.  This will a