Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Werber shares pet care tips for when weather changes | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

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The state-recognized veterinarian Dr. Jeff Werber explains how pet owners can better care for their fur babies when the weather changes.

Autumn trails:
1. Take the dog for a walk
Summer: early in the morning, later in the evening.
– the sidewalk can still be hot when walking, you have to be careful
– Bring a cool rag to tie around the dog’s neck to keep him cool

Autumn: Mid to late morning – mid to late afternoon.
– Can really go for a walk with the dog at any time in autumn. (Except Indian Summer)
– Last lick – bring in the last bit of exercise before winter comes and get stuck inside

2. What if you don’t have enough time on your schedule?
– Indoor daycare / sports facility
– reduce calories

3. Other things to protect your pup
– Keep your dog’s coat well-groomed
– Vitamins and a balanced diet for a beautiful, shiny / healthy coat

Dr. Jeff will be in Kansas City August 22-25 to attend the annual Central Veterinary Conference (CVC).

More about Dr. Jeff’s expertise:

As an established veterinary journalist, “Dr. Jeff, ”as he became known through his television work, differs from other veterinarians in that he seeks to educate pet parents about everything from nutrition to basic pet care to disease detection and prevention in a fun format personal communication between the animal owner and the veterinarian. He works hard to strengthen the “human-companion-animal bond”.

Dr. Jeff has been seen nationwide debating pet health and has appeared in Fox & Friends, The Dr. Oz Show and The Better Show. You know Dr. Jeff maybe from his time hosting Petcetera on Animal Planet and Lassie’s Pet Vet on PBS.

Also referred to as the “Celebrity Vet” by The Hollywood Reporter, he takes care of the pets of Hollywood’s greatest stars, including Britney Spears, Julia Roberts, Ben Affleck, Eddie Murphy, Paula Abdul, Rod Stewart, Mark Wahlberg, Patrick Dempsey, Mandy Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt.

As president and chief veterinarian of the American Animal Hospital Association-accredited Century Veterinary Group in Los Angeles, Dr. Jeff has been veterinary medicine for more than 30 years and is one of the few actively practicing veterinary journalists in the United States.


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