How To Buy The Right Costume For Your Dog

Some dog parents love dressing up their pooch.  You will see dogs in cute costumes during holidays like Halloween, Fourth of July, on their birthday or National Dog Day.  Dogs are not only in sweaters to keep warm or raincoats to keep dry, many enjoy dressing up their dogs on a daily basis.  Rather than a pet, dogs have become like our family members.  This is the reason why it has become essential to dress them like one.  Clothing for pets is a bit of indulgence and it is a fun dressing up your pet.  It is the right way of showing affection towards them.

It is also important to note that care has to be taken into consideration when dressing them up.  Ensure that it is comfortable to your dog, safe and stress-free. Here are the steps to dress up your dog.

  1. Know the perfect size of your pet by measuring from the neck first.  Then measure the length of the dog from the neck until the base of its tail.  Lastly, measure the circumference of your pet from the point just behind front legs and measure it around the side and take note of the readings.
  2. Make sure to buy the perfect fitted clothes for your pet according to the measurement you took. Check for the material of the apparel which should not be itchy or discomforting. Avoid buying a dress with small ornaments which can be a choking hazard.
  3. Avoid any toxic ingredients like glitter or dye.

4.  Avoid things that are too tight and can  that obstruct your dog’s vision, or just irritate him.  Comfort is the key.

Your four-legged friend’s comfort is the most crucial aspect in the complete process.  There are many cute dog clothing online where you can find a suitable dress for your buddy.  If you need advice, do consult your vet on what are the type of cloth is suitable and comfortable to make your pet less anxious.

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