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What you should know about removing snow and ice stuck in your dog's fur


Last updated 3/9/2021 at 1:45pm

Karin Hill

Oliver the poodle, owned by the Phillips family, enjoyed some play time in the snow recently.

The calendar reads March, but the wild winter weather continues – with plenty of snow for your dog to romp around in.  Once they come back from rolling around in the snowy wonderland, you'll want to make sure to safely remove all of that snow and ice that gets caught in your dog's fur.

Dr. Caroline Wilde, a staff veterinarian at Trupanion, offers these essential tips on the best way to remove ice and snow from a dog's fur.

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