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Do dogs really require a coat in winter?
"Most animals we have are well-set to handle the winter months," Simon says. Simon. "They have an in-built fur coat and the thickest skin. Your dog will be moving with confidence, whereas you're probably shivering."Some dogs are more effectively than other. For example, dogs who are older or dogs suffering from certain medical conditions don't do as well in controlling their temperature which is why they may need wearing a winter coat. Also, as stated earlier, certain breeds sport longer fur coats with undercoats that protect them from frigid winter. This means that they might not require coats in the first place. However, breeds with coats that are shorter such as greyhounds or whippets, have incredibly slim frames and thick coats, making them more vulnerable to cold."While an chihuahua could begin to shiver when temperatures are 40 degrees but an American Staffie won't feel the chill until the temperature drops at 30 degrees." Simon says.In general If you see your dog's shivering and unwilling to move, whining, putting up their paws or walking at a slow pace they are all indications that they're cold. This could mean they'd require an extra coat or sweater. It's also possible to buy the dog coat in the event that the temperatures in your region regularly fall to around 40 degrees or less, or unless they're a breed that has a particularly thick and thick natural coat.
How often do you recommend cleaning your dog's jackets?
In general, coats for dogs do not require washing frequently. "Dogs don't sweat , and their coats stay fresh and clean," says Simon. "However it is recommended that they be cleaned at least once a season, particularly when your dog is fond to play on grass, or lying in dirt."Thompson also agrees. "You should clean your dog's coat when it's clearly stained or smells unpleasant," she says. "Wash your dog's jacket once every time you bathe your pet."