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When it's cold outside, don't forget about your pets!

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Don't forget about your pets during the cold days ahead! Don't forget about your pets during the cold days ahead!
SPOKANE, Wash. - When the weather cools down to below freezing, or when temperatures are around 10-20 degrees plus a strong wind, veterinarians in the area start getting concerned for the pets outside, especially, those dogs who are out in the elements for an extended time. 


Doctor Brian Hunter said there are a couple things you should do to make sure your pet is OK if you do have to leave them outside for long. 


First, make sure your pet has water that won't freeze. 


Also, make sure they have an isolated shelter out of the wind. 


When in doubt, put a sweater or a jacket on your dog!

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