Love it or loathe it, winter with dogs in Minnesota is a fact o’ life for us dog parents. We’re here to help make this season as Minnesota Nice as possible for pets and their peeps with a flurry of tips on cold-weather safety, entertainment, and more:
- Protect your pup with our tips for winter safety.
- When it’s not just chilly but “OMD-why-do-we-live-here” cold, follow this rule of thumb: If it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your dog.
- If your cooped-up pooch has a major case of the stir-crazies, we’ve got the cure: 37 ways to make winter fly by. Or how ’bout some skijoring? And don’t miss one of our most pup-ular posts of all time: THE guide to MN’s indoor, off-leash exercise areas. (Indoor dog parks DO exist! Sniff out Unleashed Hounds and Hops.)
- Get out and socialize at these indoor, off-leash meetup groups.
- If you can’t — or don’t wanna — leave the house (Editor’s note: you can’t make me), make the most of your indoor snuggles by digging into a book. Or entertain yourself and your Instagram followers by dressing up those doggos in their winter finest.
What’s your favorite way to enjoy (or hide from) winter? Tell us in the comments.
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