Courtney Martin jogs through the snow with her dog, Theodore, in St. Louis. Missourians and their pets muddled through another frigid day Tuesday. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption itoggle caption Jeff Roberson/AP Shots - Health News Cold Weather Tips To Keep Your Pets In Good Health January 7, 2014 Keep the dog away when you're shoveling snow. Some can't resist jumping toward the flying flakes, and a dog is no match for a shovel blade. The sweet taste of antifreeze can be enticing for pets, but ethylene glycol, the main antifreeze, is also quite toxic. Clean up spills and drips.