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Pet owners prepare for winter

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Bonnie Brackin, a veterinarian technician with All Creatures Animal Hospital, located at 2005 Farmerville Highway, said people need to watch the weather — and their furry friends.

“If it’s freezing or below freezing, they need to bring their pets inside,” Brackin said. “Before that time, if a pet has acclimated to the weather, a lot of people will put hay out for them to warm up, and they need to stay out of the wind.”

Pet owner Michelle Langian said her dog Duke is accustomed to the cold weather, though she always makes sure he stays warm.

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