Cold weather is no fun for small pets

Guinea pigs are vulnerable to the cold and damp.
Guinea pigs are vulnerable to the cold and damp.

Look after your small pets during the cold weather is the warning from the British Veterinary Association.

Animals like rabbits and guinea pigs are vulnerable to the cold and damp despite their fur coats.

Advice includes keeping their homes 4in off the ground, checking they are damp and waterproof and are in a sheltered position.