The RSPCA are expecting today (December 11) to be their busiest day of the year.
The animal charity received 2,640 calls to their 24-hour emergency hotline this day last year.
They say the worsening weather is one of the main reasons behind the rise.
- The organisation released the number of calls it received, per county, during last winter.
- Bedfordshire - 1,407
- Buckinghamshire - 1,502
- Cambridgeshire - 2,166
- Essex - 4,061
- Hertfordshire - 2,299
- Norfolk - 2,720
- Northamptonshire - 1,498
- Suffolk - 1,726