As the weather gets colder, you may be thinking about how to keep yourself warm. But what about your pets? They also need to stay warm! Just like humans, animals can feel the effects of the cold, so it's important to take steps to protect them from it.
Here are 5 good reasons to dress your pet for the cold weather:
1. Protection against the cold
Some breeds are very resistant to winter and freezing cold thanks to their fur and the presence of undercoat, but for others, their coat does not adapt to the seasons or their immune system is not strong enough. strong. Not all dogs are immune to the cold, especially for young puppies or older dogs. One of the best ways to protect your pet from the cold is to invest in clothing. There are all sorts of cool options, from jackets and sweaters to booties and beanies.
Undoubtedly, the dog winter coat is not just a nice accessory, but rather a garment that will ensure comfort for your companion during his outings, whether for his daily walk or simply, to go do your business in the yard!
2. A coat and a clean house
Dog clothes that cover the belly and paws help keep them clean, avoid snowballing on the paws, enjoy a walk without having to wash them every time and control the smell. Especially if you have a puppy, very small or with short limbs, or with the belly closer to the ground, like dachshund dogs.
3. Longer walks with pitou
Once you have the right gear, it's time to think about how to keep your pet warm when outside.
It would be a shame to neglect your traditional outings because you fear that your canine companion will fall ill or no longer have fun practicing his favorite activity. Avoiding winter outings too often could create bad behavior in your dog simply out of boredom. If possible, try to limit the time spent outdoors in very cold weather, but increase the frequency.
4. Healthy paws
In addition to the winter coat, boots are essential during the cold season. You'll protect your dog's paws from frostbite, cuts and keep their delicate pads healthy. Unfortunately, snow, ice, water, salt and sand can injure their paws. For more details, here is an article dedicated to this subject.
5. Fits your lifestyle
If your outdoor outings are more sporty, your four-legged friend will be able to follow you more easily with the appropriate equipment. If you do city walks in your neighborhood, you'll want to have clothes and accessories that are suitable for the streets. Similarly, when your dog does not take long walks and is not used to the cold, he will like to accompany you for short periods of time while being warm.
With the number of puppy adoptions increasing this past year due to the pandemic, dog owners want to stay active with their companions. Developing a line that better meets the requirements of Quebecers and various temperatures has become a must. The models of the Chien mondain brand are designed in Quebec and made to measure for our customers. Winter clothes are like their human beings, warm, comfortable and affordable so that dogs live long and happy lives! A winter collection created for our Quebec dogs!
The insulated coats from the Chien mondain collection against the Nordic cold have been designed for maximum protection in order to keep dogs clean and dry all winter long. Owners will be pleased with higher collars, breathable quilted fabrics, built-in harnesses, softer texture blends for comfort, full body coats and more! will find the coat that meets their level of activity whether for urban life or for sports activities in the company of their masters, at very affordable prices.
At Chien Mondain, you can take the time to shop for your dog's winter coat:
- Make fittings on site in a safe environment, while benefiting from the sound advice of our team of enthusiasts.
- They will make you choose the type of fabric and the thickness of the coat according to the breed, the size, the fur and the age of your dog, and will make sure that his belly is well covered.
- You can choose a model that has colors, patterns and details to your liking since although the priority is obviously the comfort of your companion, having style is also important!
- Keep in mind, however, that this new garment may well require adaptation for your pet! Slowly get him used to his winter coat by offering treats when he approaches it, smells it, lets you put it on, etc.
Come and see our advisers in store, or take advantage of our online service, we will be happy to guide you in choosing the winter coat and boots for your pitou!