The MSPCA offers some common sense rules to help avoid tragedy with your pets.
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Monday, January 28
With temperatures below zero overnight and the cold expected to continue early this week, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) offers these tips to make sure your pets are kept safe during extreme winter conditions. Editor's note: This information was provided by the MSPCA. Have any other tips for keeping your pet safe and comfy in the cold weather? Let us know in the comments.
If you notice anyone in immediate danger as a result of the extreme cold, notify public safety officials by calling 9-1-1.
Temperatures in Boston will go from extremely cold to extremely colder this week, and the city of Boston is urging residents to take care of themselves and look out for others during single-digit temperatures. On Thursday, daytime temperatures could reach negative 9 degrees with wind chill, and overnight temperatures are expected to be 7 degrees with a windchill of negative 7 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. “We were fortunate to have a mild winter last year, and we want to make sure people are safe now that we’re seeing extremely cold weather in Boston again,” Mayor Menino said. “I’ve asked everyone to be vigilant over the next few days and to keep an eye out for any neighbors in need. There is plenty of warm shelter …