Dog clothing: from the frivolous to the useful

Most often, the purchase of an overcoat or a coat for dog is more aesthetics than of the true protection against the cold. Yet, the range of dog clothing, all is not to throw, far from it! Most dog owners are relying on the old adage ” the nature is well made ” and argue that the animal did not need clothing.

Yet we should not forget that it is the man who has created most of the breeds of dogs, and some of them are not adapted to a “wilderness”.Other dog breeds were created to live in temperate regions, and then moved around the world, sometimes in places where temperatures are too low for them.

Dog clothing

A mantle for sensitive dogs
Must also be attention to the more sensitive animals : puppies, elderly or sick dogs. A dog weakened so bear very evil too low temperatures that will be harmful to him. Indeed, it will be difficult to bear hypothermia with its single coat. The heat provided by a dog clothing as a mantle, a parka, a ladies body warmer or a sweat will allow to regulate its body temperature. Heat provided by a dog clothing will also be beneficial to the osteoarthritis problems of senior dog.

Whether choosing his dog clothing
Make the right choice when it comes to purchase clothing for dog, either a classic coat, a wax or a more original model… It really protects against cold or is it a simple accessory?

Note also that the models are more limited for large dogs. The dog clothing must be the size of your companion, otherwise it will interfere in his movements and even him cause irritation.

Tip : regularly treat dog with a product anti-puce dog clothing to avoid a proliferation in cases of infestation of parasites.

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My name is Dr. Winnie. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa. I have been an animal lover and owners all my life having owned a Rottweiler named Duke, a Pekingese named Athena and now a Bull Mastiff named George, also known as big G! I'm also an amateur equestrian and love working with horses. I'm a full-time Veterinarian in South Africa specializing in internal medicine for large breed dogs. I enjoy spending time with my husband, 2 kids and Big G in my free time. Author and Contribturor at SeniorTailWaggers, A Love of Rottweilers, DogsCatsPets and TheDogsBone

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