In the holiday season is upon us. The most of us, that means Christmas carols, presents, delicious food and lots of family time. But what about dogs who live outdoors?
The coming of the holidays just means very cold weather, freezing snow and long, dark nights outside.
Many of people wrongly believe that animals are able to withstand cold weather because they have some of “fur coats.” This is actually of course not true.
Their fur might provide some warmth than a human’s skin does Yes of course, but think of it this way: If you had a coat on, but you still had to sit on the wet, freezing ground for up to 24 hours a day, your coat would do very little to protect you from the ice-cold.
This is why Pennsylvania has passed a law in this year that regulates the length of time a dog can be kept outside in extreme weather…..Read more……