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How do you know if your hav is cold?

There have been many cold nights lately where I am tucked under the blankets at night. I always have a blanket on top of my bed for my dog. Sometimes it feels so cold in the room and I always wonder if my dog is cold or not. Should I assume if he's cold he will get under the blanket? He's never been a dog to get under the covers.
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Not sure... Kodi is quick to snuggle in if he's chilly!


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he's probably alright. I've tried throwing a blanket over Molly at times, and two minutes later she's crawling from underneath it. If they curl up they might be a bit more cold but our room goes down to 65 at night and Molly is laying stretched out so I assume she's not cold.

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he's probably alright. I've tried throwing a blanket over Molly at times, and two minutes later she's crawling from underneath it. If they curl up they might be a bit more cold but our room goes down to 65 at night and Molly is laying stretched out so I assume she's not cold.
Kodi is a heat seeking missle. He burrows way down under the covers, even when I have the electric blanket on high. I'll here him panting down there, and he STILL stays for a long time. Then suddenly, when he cant STAND it anymore, he comes SHOOTING out from under the covers and stretches out on top, with his belly exposed to cool off. Nut!!!


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Kodi is a heat seeking missle. He burrows way down under the covers, even when I have the electric blanket on high. I'll here him panting down there, and he STILL stays for a long time. Then suddenly, when he cant STAND it anymore, he comes SHOOTING out from under the covers and stretches out on top, with his belly exposed to cool off. Nut!!!
yeah electric blankets. Gwen has her side on round the clock ,. and if she leaves and Molly moves in, two minutes later Molly will be panting and comes back over to my side. There's no getting rid of Molly from my side.

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My two dogs go out in 20 degree weather, without clothing, and seem unfazed. If you put a blanket on them, they will usually jump out from under. So, I'm guessing unless they are shivering or curled up tight, they are good to go.

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Django is always curled up tight like a pretzel all the time but he alwayls has blankets right next to him. I guess if he's cold, he will snuggle underneath.
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I touch their noses. Fred runs warm so his nose doesn't get cold very often. Scuds nose can get as cold as ice, so I will put a sweater on him then. Bella is always cold and shivers without a sweater and coat over it. She wears both sweater and coat inside!





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I always thought a dog was suppose to have a cold nose? Django would NEVER wear a coat or sweater regardless of how cold he was. He hates them and It's a bummer cuz I have a bin full of both! He always wears a coat if we go for a walk and it's very cold outside.

He sometimes buries his head and body behind the pillow on the sofa but i don't think that's because he's cold. Maybe he just wants some peace and quiet!
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