K asked in PetsCats · 6 months ago

Do dogs and cats get cold backs in winter? I ask as their beds usually don't have cover and i dont see them with blankets usaully?

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Yes, but that's why they "usaully" wear flannel pajamas.

  • 6 months ago

    Clearly not or, like my Whippet does, they'd burrow under their blankets, assuming they have one to burrow under. I make sure the ambient temperature overnight in Winter, is high enough for dog and human to be comfortable. And in general it's drafts that cause dogs to feel cold so especially if living out, dogs should have a kennel that faces away from the prevailing wind, and with a bench to get them up off the floor.

    If a dog feels cold, he'll be restless. Cats feel the cold, or appear to, more than dogs but a cat will find somewhere to keep warm.

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