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As the seasons change and temperatures drop, it becomes increasingly crucial for pet parents to be mindful of the well-being of their furry companions. While our canine friends may sport a natural fur coat, it’s essential to recognize that they are not immune to the adverse effects of extreme cold.

1. Stray Pup

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A passerby saw this stray dog outside in the cold, shivering with each step they took in the snow. With a hurt leg and back, the pup had a hard time trusting people. Still, these wonderful people stepped in to try and help.

2. Dangerously Cold

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This news report highlights the importance of not leaving your pup outside during cold weather. After receiving many calls, the SPCA has been visiting many homes trying to make sure the dogs are okay.

3. Left to Freeze


These two pups were found by animal cruelty investigators after a call was made. Shore Animal Control entered the grim scene, sad to see that these dogs were left in a freezing garage with no source of heat.

4. Chihuahua

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The Nebraska Humane Society issued a warning to pet parents after a tiny 4-pound chihuahua died from being left out in the cold.

5. Cesar

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Cesar, a young German shepherd, had been surrendered after being found chained up outside in the cold. Apparently, he had been chained up his entire life.

In the face of winter’s dropping temperatures, responsible pet ownership demands a heightened level of awareness and care. The examples presented in this article serve as stark reminders that our canine companions rely on us for their safety and well-being. By understanding the risks associated with leaving dogs out in the cold, we empower ourselves to take proactive measures to protect them. Whether it’s providing adequate shelter, insulating their living spaces, or simply limiting outdoor exposure during extreme weather, responsible pet parents can ensure that their dogs not only survive but thrive in the colder months.

Sign this petition to protect dogs from being left in the cold!

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