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Winter Safety for Pets

The unprecedented snow and bitter cold are proving dangerous not just for people, but for their pets. From bloody paws, to frostbite, and cabin fever, this winter is taking it's toll on dogs.

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    The unprecedented snow and bitter cold are proving dangerous not just for people, but for their pets. (Published Friday, Feb. 13, 2015)

    The unprecedented snow and bitter cold are proving dangerous not just for people, but for their pets. From bloody paws, to frostbite, and cabin fever, this winter is taking it's toll on dogs.

    At the Manchester, New Hampshire, animal shelter, necn met Natasha, a husky that used the high snowbanks to jump up and over her fence. Shelter manager Shelley Greenglass says since the Blizzard a few weeks ago, five dogs have been found wandering the streets after escaping their fenced-in yard.

    Necn also got some tips from doggy daycare supervisor Emily Macri. She says to prevent the snow and ice balls from forming on your dogs' paws, coat them with musher's wax before heading outside. In extreme wind chills like we will see this weekend, only take your dog out for a few minutes at a time. 

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