Caring for your dog during winter is something that we’ve not always found easy. As a child and an adult, I have always had a dog to care for. When I was younger, Mum did the majority of looking after our dogs. As I became a dog owner myself, I realised that caring for a dog was not as easy as Mum made it seem.
Adapting to Different Seasons
During the summer, our Floppy dog is outside a lot. She particularly enjoys running around in my parents’ garden. Floppy chases the ball, runs to the fence to tell passers by not to come too close and generally doesn’t stay still for long. S and H spend a lot of time running around with her. They have lots of fun!
In the winter, she is totally different. Floppy dog has never, ever liked going outside in the rain and will avoid it at all costs. We have not had too much snow here during the almost four years that she has been with us. When we did have snow though, she was curious to start with. After that, she wasn’t so keen at all. I know a lot of people that don’t like the rain or cold weather so dogs aren’t too dissimilar to humans. It think this is good to keep in mind when caring for your dog during winter. Continue reading Caring for your Dog During Winter: 6 Top Tips