How To Take Care Of Your Pets During Storm Emma

How To Take Care Of Your Pets During Storm Emma
Hannah O'Connell
Hannah O'Connell

28 Feb 2018

As Ireland prepares for the arrival of Storm Emma aka the 'Beast From The East' it's important we do not forget about our furry friends. 

The ISPCA have tweeted some important tips for pet owners ahead of the imminent temperature drop.

The tips include:

- bring your dog on frequent, shorter walks rather than one long walk

- dry your pets thoroughly after walks and don't forget in between their toes

- consider keeping your cat indoors during the cold weather

- leave fresh drinking water and food out for wildlife 

- check water left for horses and ponies to assure it hasn't frozen over

Gillian Bird from the DSPCA spoke to Lauren on Spin Talk yesterday with her tips for keeping your pets safe in this weather: