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The Advantages Of Clothing Your Dog Better
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The Advantages Of Clothing Your Dog Better

A dog might not be acclimatized to a specific weather, be it the severe cold of winter or the scorching heat of summer. Acclimatization may depend on the breed but nowadays with more dogs being reared in human environment rather than in the outside world of animals, the natural thermostat does not work as well as it needs to. It gets unbearably cold even indoors which is why some pets will hog the fireplace and it could get desert hot in some places and prompt some dogs to hog the space in front of a fan.

A dog can get heatstroke in the hottest climate or get miserably wet in the rain. Many dog owners are discovering the fact that buying dog clothes has nothing to do with being frivolous but it is something that is a necessity. Your canine friend doesn’t have to accept being made uncomfortable by the weather not with the selection of protective clothing that will keep your dog’s fur safe, clean and dry.

Outerwear for dogs

There are more reasons why you should clothe your dog besides protection from extreme weather. Just like you need to protect your body with clothes everyday your dog needs that too, especially when he has to take walks at awkward times of the day. A good dog hoodie and sweater warms and keeps dogs fur dry, dog booties keep your dog’s paws protected, a good coat keeps a dog clean and warm.

Sweaters and coats

Unlike people, dogs can’t do much to cool or heat their surrounding cameras. Sweaters and coats are good at helping pets conserve their own body heat. They also serve as a barrier between his fur and the outer elements. Outerwear like sweaters, coats, etcetera, will protect a dog from insect bites and scratches from running into brush with burrs. A dog cools himself down by sweating through his ears and sometimes through his paws. Light protective clothing helps in cooling your dog off in hot weather.

Dress your dog in light cotton garments when he goes outside, this could also help in preventing sunburn. Yes, dogs do get sunburn too. In spring and autumn when the weather changes and becomes a bit cooler and damper, a dog sweatshirt or a lightweight coat is the perfect clothing to keep your dog warm enough. And as the temperature drops even more, your dog might need a heavier dog hoodie or one of those cable knit sweaters.

Rain coats or Rain Slickers

Pups generally hate getting wet which is why dressing them in a dog rain coat or Rain Slicker when it’s raining outside will save you the trouble of trying to get a miserably wet dog dry with towel.

Dog Footwear

The idea of a dog in boots sounds silly but when you think about it, as painful as it is for anyone to walk barefoot in hot asphalt or brick pavement in the scorching heat of summer it is equally painful for a dog. Boots sound more like appropriate winter wear especially in icy climates but your dog needs his paws covered anyway if he is to walk thorough pathways that are hard, abrasive and potentially have things like broken glass and thorns.


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