Just like us humans, our pets tend to spend more time inside due to the colder weather.  This could be because our pet’s are more reluctant to go outside because it’s cold and wet, or because older Dog in the snowpets suffering from arthritis could feel the effects more during the colder months.  They are also quite likely to be consuming the same amount of food so it could lead to unwanted weight gain which can impact on the joints, the heart and their overall health.

It’s important to keep your pets moving during the winter months to maintain a good weight and mobility, but it can also be difficult to know what you can do in the home.  We’ve found a great link HERE which gives owners some ideas as to what they can do in their own home to help keep pets active and stimulated