A dog raincoat, or pet clothes in general, has been a topic of much debate among pet owners. Some people discourage the use of a pet raincoat because it is uncomfortable for dogs to be wearing clothes in the first place.
For some pet owners, however, pet protection is more important. We want to place pet safety on the top of our priority list, whatever the weather may be.
Here are 3 reasons why your pet needs a dog raincoat.
To protect him from the rain.
As obvious as this may sound, your dog is not exactly waterproof. A pet raincoat will protect him from the rain and will allow him to walk in it without getting soaked, which will be bad for his health especially in the colder seasons. Pairing a raincoat with rainboots is also ideal, since the rainboots can protect your dog from being exposed to puddles that might contain unknown and harmful chemicals.
To allow him to exercise.
Some dogs hate going on walks during rainy days the same ways a lot of us do not want to go jogging when the skies are pouring outside. Getting your dog a raincoat will allow him to exercise even when it is raining. Even if the weather is bad, it is important to give your dog the exercise he needs as well.
To prevent him from bringing mud into your house.
Imagine if you walk your dog without a raincoat and he comes running into the house when you get back from your walk. Imagine him jumping around the furniture, getting his muddy feet and soaked fur all over the place. Need I say more? Get your dog a raincoat and rainboots before taking him out for a walk.