Dog’s fashion is a popular practice for many dog owners. Many dresses up their canine companions with canine clothing and accessories especially during the holiday season and celebrations such as Halloween, Christmas, parades and more. Some pet owners even throw birthday parties for their pets and dress them up in cute dog clothing.
Dressing up your dog for the holidays, or any time of year can be a fun way to bond with your pup. If you have tried to dress your dog, you may know that they tend to shy away from clothing and accessories. So how do you safely and enjoyable dress your dog, so it can join in on the fun safely and comfortably? When choosing an outfit for your dog, do keep in mind whether or not it is safe for your furry friend to wear. Here are some tips to ensure the safety of your dog’s wardrobe!
- Make sure it is the right fit. Clothing that is too large or too small is likely to be uncomfortable for your dog and poses safety issues because when it is too tight, it might constrict their movement or breathing. If it is too large, it could cause them to trip or become tangled in the fabric. The clothes should be snug against its body, but it should still have a full range of motion.
- Add-ons, like buttons, pins, sequins and etc is a hazard. These could become loose and be a choking hazard for your pet. Your dog may figure out how to chew the accessory while it’s still on. Make sure these accessories are securely attached.
- Choose breathable fabrics like cotton to make sure your pup feels safe and comfy in its new outfit.
Now that you know how to keep your dog safe and comfortable, you can start shopping for a doggy wardrobe that will make your pup the envy of the dog park and your family gathering.