Protect your pets as temperatures plunge


THAT MAY SIGNAL YOUR PET IS IN TROUBLE. [HOWLING DOG] REPORTER: DOGS COMMUNICATE IN THEIR OWN WAY. BUT THEY WON’T ALWAYS TELL YOU IF THEY’RE COLD. CAN’T LEAVE HER OUT TOO LONG OR SHE WILL BE SHIVERING. REPORTER: AT THE BAY VIEW DOG EXERCISE PARK, OWNERS WATCH THEIR PETS CLOSELY.>>WE CHECKER ALL THE TIME. WHEN IT IS REAL COLD SHE IS ONLY OUT FOR 5, 10 MINUTES. REPORTER: SOME WEAR SWEATERS, OTHERS JUST DON’T STOP MOVING. CHECK THE PAWS, MAKE SURE TO GET ALL THE SILT AND SNOW OUT.>>EVERY YEAR WE TREAT ANIMALS FOR FROSTBITE. REPORTER: ALLIE CHRISTMAN WITH THE WISCONSIN HUMANE SOCIETY SAYS IT’S IMPORTANT TO LOOK OUT FOR SIGNS OF FROSTBITE.>>D.C. DISCOLORATION OF THE SKIN, SWELLING, CRACKING AROUND THE PAWS OR NOSE. REPORTER: KING KONG HERE IS ALREADY SHAKING. REPORTER: PUT SOM STRAW DOWN. THEY DON’T GET COLD AS EASILY.

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