MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Veterinarians are reminding people to keep their pets warm during our frigid cold streak.

Animal Humane Society says you shouldn’t keep pets outside for too long.

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Keep bathroom breaks and walks short.

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Also, you can use booties on your dogs paws to protect them from the cold and from salt used to melt ice. It’s not a bad idea to give smaller dogs a coat or jacket.

You should bring outdoor pets inside the house or garage, and give them thick bedding. Plus, keep an eye out for signs of frost bite.

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