Snowflakes and snuggles: A winter wellness checklist for every pet parent

As you know, the weather varies across India, some regions experience mild winters and others experience severe winters. Whether your pets love to play outside or snuggle up close, when the temperature drops, they need extra care to stay comfortable. You will be among many. Pet parents Who make the same mistake if you believe their fluffy coat will be enough to keep them warm. For pet parents, Winter Keeping your furry companions happy and healthy presents unique challenges. To get the most out of it Cold weather Along with you, it’s important to make sure your beloved furry companion is as healthy and comfortable as possible.

Winter Pet Care Tips

As winter wraps the world in a cold spell, it’s time for pet parents to make sure their furry companions stay cozy and content.(Unsplash)

Sushin Roy, Business Head, Zigli shares with HT Lifestyle a comprehensive checklist to keep your pets thriving in this winter wonderland. (Also read: 8 Winter Superfoods to Boost Your Pet’s Immune System )

1. Winter clothes that combine style and warmth.

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The cold of winter? No problem! Throw on a snazzy sweater or cozy jacket with your furry friend. It’s like a toasty hug that keeps them glued while their style rolls out. Look for soft, non-itchy clothes that allow them to move freely. Trust me, they will be the talk of the town in their chic winter ensembles.

2. Claw protection to protect their soles

Ice and snow can be hard on soft paws. Grab these adorable boots to protect your feet from the cold ground and anything icky on the sidewalks. After a walk, a quick paw wipe keeps them comfortable and clean and prevents any discomfort or irritation.

3. Beat the boredom blues with indoor fun.

If they’re stuck indoors because of the cold weather, let’s turn it into a playful haven! Engage them with interactive toys, challenging puzzles, or fun games that get them moving. Try a treasure hunt with hidden objects or teach them a unique new trick. It’s like a thrilling indoor escape that banishes boredom.

4. Adjusting the winter menu

Winter can tinker with your pet’s appetite or energy levels. Talk to your doctor about optimizing their diet for the season. Finding that perfect balance of foods ensures they are getting the right nutrition. Place the pot of water on top. Hydration is key!

5. Winter Walk Tips for Your Pooch!

Well, when you’re taking your furry friend out for a winter walk, try to keep it to around 30 minutes or less. But, here’s the scoop – what feels right for one dog may be a little too cool for another. Watch out, especially for senior dogs or those cute little puppies — they’re more likely to feel the chill in their bones and may need some extra care after a walk!

6. Health checks to keep them fit and healthy.

Winter doctor’s visit, anyone? Schedule a checkup to make sure your furry friends are in tip-top shape for the cold days ahead. Discuss any concerns — like dry skin or creaky joints — that winter can bring. Your doctor’s advice will make your friend feel fantastic despite the cold!

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