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Thanksgiving Dog Sweaters

Thanksgiving is one festive occasion that everyone looks forward to. It highlights love, family and bonding. On this blessed day, families and friends get together to pay thanks for the blessings that have been granted to them. They exchange gifts, enjoy elaborate food menus and spend precious moments with their loved and close ones. The idea of dressing up is also closely associated with Thanksgiving as everyone gets their hands on the best dress to flaunt at this night. And obviously, one can’t ignore to leave their pet dogs unattended! Thanksgiving dog sweaters are widely available online these days. The season of winter calls for dressing up your dog according to the need and that is why a range of attractive and affordable costumes is available for you to select from. From brightly colored plain sweaters with hoods and pockets to sweaters full of patterns and abstracts, dog sweaters have...
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New Years Dog Sweaters

One of the most exciting and exhilarating night everyone earnestly awaits is the New Year’s Eve! Countdown chants, fireworks, parties, good food; all these elements make up a worthwhile and memorable new year’s night! If you are attending a party, you are definitely required to bring your best dress game! If you are hosting, still, the dressing up does not go Unforgiven or unattended. In these happy and cheerful times, don’t forget to pamper and dress up your dog! It will surely make the night more exciting! Dog sweaters for New Year’s night have gradually become a fashionable thing to do. If you have a pet around, particularly a dog, it is best advised to include and blend in your little faithful friend into the party. And what better way than pulling over an attractive sweater over your dog? A range of dog sweaters are available online and in your...
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Halloween Dog Sweaters

Halloween is just round the corner and costumes are already decided. While people pick out fun and scary outfits for this thrilling night; they also attend to their pet costumes. In this case, most people ensure that their dogs are well dressed and as per the occasion. And why not? Today, a string of spectacular choices is available to choose from. So, this ghoulish night, don’t forget to dress your dog in an impactful costume! Customized outfits for dogs are readily available online for all those who wish to make this night for their dogs a special one. A range of options is available, from the typical orange pumpkin head costume to other more attractive and colorful outfits. On one hand, you can sport your dog in a skull embellished scarf, making him bring out a bold style statement on this chilly night. On the other hand, there are numerous...
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Christmas Dog Sweaters

Who doesn’t look forward to Christmas? Bells ringing, hymns, singing, snow falling, and most all gifts and presents! It is indeed one holiday that everyone eagerly awaits! And with much reason! The season of Christmas stands for remembrance, family and faith; all that we recall once a year on this blessed day. It revolves around visits to the Church, festive and elaborate dinners and lunches, decorating trees and most of all, dressing up! We all get invited to, or host, Christmas parties and celebrations. And one thing that it demands of us is to dress up appropriately for the occasion. Thus, we are searching for the best and most affordable outfit. And in this hustle bustle, we look forward to dressing up your dear and precious dog friends as well! In this regard, a plethora of Christmas inspired sweaters is available online and now also conveniently in numerous stores. At...
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Dog Sweaters: Finding the Perfect Apparel for Your Pup

Fashion is something that we tend to only think about when it comes to people, but what about our dogs? Many of us think of our furry friends as family members, so it’s natural that we’d want them to be warm, comfortable, and stylish when they’re out and about with us. It’s also a fact that many of our doggie friends need some extra insulation when it comes to keeping warm. Short haired breeds like Pinschers or Bulldogs certainly may need the warmth and coziness that a sweater provides, but senior dogs or those with health conditions like Cushing’s disease, hypothyroidism or allergic dermatitis might have issues with thinning hair too, making an extra layer a necessity for warmth and comfort. So how do you go about finding the perfect pullover for your pup? The two main things to consider are fit and fabric. A good sweater should fit your...
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The ‘Ouch’ Years: Tips for Improving Your Senior Dog’s Mobility

There’s more than a few more grey hairs on his muzzle, and he sleeps twice the hours in the day that he used to do; it’s safe to say that your dog is definitely entering his golden years. Although our canine companions still have the same enthusiasm for life, there comes a point in every dog’s life when their body says ‘not now’ when they want to chase that ball or sprint after a squirrel. It’s pretty common for our dog’s joints to develop arthritic changes as they age, and along with a trend towards muscle wasting as they become less active, many dog lovers notice that their pooches lose a significant amount of mobility and flexibility too. Because our dogs can’t actually tell us how they’re feeling, their behavior speaks for them. Pain may be obviously apparent; maybe it hurts to bend down to the floor to their bowl,...
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5 Must Have Items For Camping With Your Dog!

The fresh air of the great outdoors is calling your name, but you want to share this relaxing yet adventurous vacation with your best furry friend, right? Before setting off down the trail or pitching your tent at the local state park make sure you pick up these 5 essential items! Contain Some Fun Even the most reliable recall off leash needs some containment. A dog play pen should always be considered for the down time after your day time fun. Relaxing is a big part of your camping trip, so why shouldn’t your dog have a safe, shady spot to kick up his paws and enjoy the sounds of nature? Look for an appropriately sized dog play pen that include a top to provide shade and collapses down in a snap for easy travel. Bed Time You may not want to share your sleeping bag with your dog, so...
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Brushing Your Dog – More Complicated Than You Thought!

Brushing out the loose, dead and unwanted fur from your dog’s coat is a must to keep him comfortable, healthy and free from matting. Running a brush or comb through his fur, though may be more complicated than you first thought! Various techniques are used on dogs to really brush them out and give them that fancy show look all dog owners love. Line Brushing This type of grooming helps to eliminate debris, mats, stuck hairs and makes your dog’s coat look full. It will also be soft and silky when you’re through! Start with your dog lying down on one side. Make sure he is relaxed and comfortable before you begin. Using a pin brush start at his shoulder and brush the entire body going in the direction of the fur growth. Next, use a comb to literally create a line between the fur above the shoulder and the...
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Does My Dog Need A Doggy Friend?

Dogs are incredibly social, highly intelligent creatures with a gift that allows them to love humans unlike any other animal on the planet. Unfortunately for the dog, however, humans must lead lives within the human society that includes being away for 8 or more hours a day, vacations, and a social life with other human beings. Your dog is lonely. Does he really need another dog friend? Ask Yourself… Can I handle two dogs? Think about double the training, vet care and grooming requirements. The dog you pick to be your current dog’s companion may not be the same breed and need different grooming tools and techniques than what you are used to already. For example, if you have an American Pit Bull Terrier and wish to adopt a Shihtzu to be his companion, you will have to learn all about your new chosen breed’s health and grooming needs. While...
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Choosing The Right Shampoo For Your Dog

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Bathing your dog is already a stressful event, but it can be made worse by using the wrong kind of shampoo or wash to clean his coat and skin. Some shampoos are medicated, others have pesticides to kill fleas or ticks that can be dangerous for some pets. Others, meanwhile, are meant to hydrate skin or make white coats whiter. If all you want is a clean pet, why do these different shampoos matter? You’re about to find out! Dry Skin Dry skin is uncomfortable for humans, but it can become downright painful for pets. Dogs are meant to have a natural oil covering their skin and coat. This oil is what makes their coats glisten and their skin soft. Drying them out with the wrong shampoo can make an itchy pet bite into his skin causing infections or even hot spots. Hot spots are sore, irritated patches of skin...
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