Etsy Fave! Cozy Hats (And Cowls) Can Keep Your Dog Warm
Your canine may have that built-in fur coat, but keeping the rest of him cozy during walks in freezing weather can be quite a challenge. Protect his ears (and other parts) from the elements with some functional – and fashionable – headgear.
Hatz4brats' "super premium performance fleece" hats come in a variety of playful colors and designs. Owner Holly Joy created the chic chapeaus "out of necessity for my own skinny, cold hounds" and now offers patterns that range from polka dots ($12-$15) to faux fur to a flower-inspired creation ($20). The small size fits dogs from 10-15 lbs., but Joy will custom create hats in any size – "for guinea pigs to Great Danes."
Does your dainty pooch need added protection – and flair? Have her step into a pair of Hatz4brats' legwarmers ($20). Crafted from a suede-like material on the outside and lined with warm, fluffy micro-shearling on the inside like the ubiquitous celeb-friendly designer boots, the 6-in. leggings come in tan, pink or light blue.
If your canine needs coverage below the chin, Joy offers 19 different custom coat and vest sets, everything from Apres-Ski vests ($65) to a Leopard and Minky "Fur" Lined concoction ($48) to a full Polartec bodysuit($65).
The shop is sure to have something that suits your taste – and your pup's – and gives you both a reason to go outside even on the most blustery days.
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