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    20 Pieces Of Pet Clothing That Are Actually Really Practical

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    1. A cat recovery suit that serves the same purpose as an Elizabethan collar but is wayyyy more comfortable. Plus, it's so dang cute, they might even wanna keep wearing it after the wounds heal.,

    Promising review: "Super cute pattern. I ordered the large and it fits my 11-lb cat nicely. The Velcro up the back has held up to multiple washings (I wash in a lingerie bag) and lays flat along the seams when it’s worn (no bunching). I love the hole near the tail end so I don’t have to take the suit off every time my cat goes to the litter box; the hole is big enough to let waste pass and not get caught on the edges. The suit isn’t thick, but is opaque enough to provide protection from licking hotspots, though I would appreciate if it was a bit thicker in the tummy region as my cat’s tongue definitely licks holes in these and I end up buying a new one about once a month or so." —Miki

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and eight colors/patterns).

    2. A snood you can pair with a puppy coat for extra warmth for their neck and ears. It's super lightweight and portable, which makes it the perfect just-in-case accessory for when the weather can't make up its mind.


    MODERNBEAST is a women-founded and owned small biz creating high-quality pet goods that give back to animals at the same time. Products are made locally in the US and MODERNBEAST donates 100% of profits to 501(c)(3) animal charities.

    Get it from MODERNBEAST for $24 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    3. A high-neck tee that'll fit 'em like a glove and provide just enough added warmth for those cool summer nights.

    dog wearing the high-neck tee
    Sir Dogwood

    Based out of Chicago, Sir Dogwood was founded back in 2016 as "an inclusive community for swank pups and their sartorially-minded owners." The small business donates a portion of their monthly sales to One Tail At A Time, a non-profit whose mission is to end pet homelessness.

    Get it from Sir Dogwood for $41 (available in sizes XL–XXL).

    4. A thermal quilted dachshund coat designed to fully cover that extra-long booty of theirs.,

    This coat features a warm fleece lining, reflective piping, fold down high neck, and a lead slot. Some reviewers do recommend ordering a size down from what the size chart says.

    Promising review: "Easy to use. I just put the leash on my dog then drop this over her back and run the Velcro strap under her belly and you are ready to go. You can fasten the neck Velcro strap or leave it open. Does not bother the dog in any way, and keeps her warm on a 40- or low 50-degree day." —T. RICE

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in four colors).

    5. A stylish dog hoodie that does nothing to dispel the rumor that your dog is indeed the coolest on the block. Plus, your dog 100% deserves to know the warmth and satisfaction that comes with a big, comfy hoodie.,

    Promising review: "I initially thought it was a little overpriced for a doggie sweater but the quality is top-notch! Especially the inside of the sweater is very soft and comfortable for my Coco! Great product guys!" —John L.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–5XL and in three colors).

    6. Dog goggles to protect your doggo's eyes while they're basking in the sun or from loose stones while they're sticking their head out of the car window.,,

    Promising review: "My dog loves to hang his head out of the window when we go driving, but I'm always concerned about his eyes when he does this. Shih Tzus have notorious dry eyes and other eye problems, so I wanted to keep him protected. It took our dog a while to get used to wearing these, and he's still not a total fan, but they do the job!" —D. Joslyn

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three colors).

    7. A lightweight knit sweater that'll keep them extra cozy at night, because *someone* (ahem, you) is notorious for cranking the thermostat down before hitting the hay and making the house an icy tundra.,

    Promising review: "I got the medium and it is perfect for my 9-pound Chihuahua-miniature pinscher mix. It's just a little loose, but it's definitely comfortable for her — whenever I pick it up she rushes over and pops her head through the neck-hole. She loves wearing it. It's very soft on the inside and outside, and unlike many dog clothes that I have bought in the past it actually covers her whole back. I'm definitely going to be buying more in different colors so we can swap them out throughout the fall/winter." —Aurora

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes XXS–XL and in 12 colors).

    8. A packable raincoat you can fold up into a tiny pouch and leave in your car or backpack, which means you'll always be prepared to shield Fido from any unexpected raindrops.,

    Reviewers note this raincoat runs a bit large, so consider ordering a size down!

    Promising review: "My dog is not a fan of raincoats or jackets in general. But you know, she actually liked this one. It was a little loose in the neck area, which is great for her because she’s a bit on the chunky side and it kept her dry during the rain. 10/10 would buy again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S–XL and also available in clear).

    9. Or! A hooded rain poncho so they can step out in style despite the torrential downpour that has decided to grace itself during your daily game of fetch.,

    Promising review: "I really love this raincoat and so does my dog! She hates going outside when it's raining and she actually gets excited when I pull this out for her. We've received a bunch of compliments on it and it works really well! I would definitely recommend this and would absolutely buy another one if the need arose." —Joy Hagel

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in 14 styles).

    10. A durable water-resistant Carhartt chore coat, because you take your workwear style seriously and your pup does, too. This heavy-duty jacket is sure to shield them from all of nature's elements.,

    Promising review: "High quality, durable jacket with easy velcro attachment/removal. The corduroy collar is soft and keeps my dog's neck safe from chafing. It's a good length and fit for a slim dog, and hugs my dog's body well, keeping out snow and rain. Not the coziest/warmest jacket, since it doesn't have fleece lining or insulation, but nonetheless I notice a big difference in my dog's behavior when wearing this jacket as opposed to nothing. Definitely recommend!" —Anika Ades

    Get it from Amazon for $35+ (available in sizes S–XL and in five colors).

    11. A sweater and shirt combo that singlehandedly proves style AND function can indeed exist in one little garment. Rest assured, your pup won't be shivering in the corner all summer with you blast the A/C.

    Meow Punch / Etsy

    Meow Punch is a small Montreal-based small business handmaking pet toys and supplies that are high-quality and really unique!

    Promising review: "Love it!! The material is super soft and the details are impeccable. The size is perfect! Dax is a Maltese and it's always a challenge finding the right fit for him. This sweater is true to size. Super adorable!" —KA

    Get it from Meow Punch on Etsy for $17.83+ (available in sizes 7–9 pounds and 20–26 pounds and in two colors).

    12. A lil' teddy coat, because you rocked yours all winter long and your mini-me now needs one of their own. Just think how warm and snuggly they'll be on all the cold, rainy spring days we've been having lately.

    House of Barkley / Etsy

    House of Barkley is a Toronto-based small biz run by Emily Vo who creates reallllllly modern dog accessories, from aesthetic bowls to hoodies.

    Promising review: "This jacket is so cute! My dog didn't seem to mind wearing it and it makes him super soft and fun to snuggle. My dog is also super tiny (2.9 pounds), but this fits him perfectly!" —Bree

    Get it from House of Barkley on Etsy for $35 (available in sizes S–XXL and in two colors).

    13. An anxiety jacket for dogs who are constantly stressed out. This soothing jacket applies gentle pressure to calm your pet's nervous system to help relieve stress and anxiety.

    reviewer photo showing their dog wearing the anxiety jacket

    Promising review: "I’m a little weirded-out by how well this works. I bought it knowing I’d probably send it back. My schnauzer destroys my house when I leave and I don’t want him to spend his life in a crate. I bought this as a last-ditch before having him medicated to keep him from freaking out when we leave. It works 100%. We’ve had it for about three to four weeks and tested it. If we leave and he’s wearing it he won’t touch ANYTHING. He’s very calm and collected. If he’s not wearing it he is antsy and we come home to DVDs destroyed, picture frames tore apart, his toys gutted and piled in the middle of the room, and hats chewed beyond saving. I’d recommend this to anyone with an anxious dog." –Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $41.27+ (available in seven sizes and two colors).

    14. And, a Thundershirt for your kitties because, despite their tough demeanor, separation anxiety can unexpectedly creep up on felines, too.,

    Promising review: "My cat (6 yrs old) has separation anxiety and is very skiddish. Will sit and meow at closed doors and windows for no apparent reason. She also wakes up around 4 a.m. and meows until the sun rises. My cat weighs 12.5 lbs, so I went for the large. It shipped fast and I was excited to try it out (but honestly not THAT optimistic about the possible results). It was surprisingly easy to get on. The next few minutes Zoey stumbled around not sure what to make of it and tried to take it off a few times. Eventually she became content with it and holy smokes!!! She's completely relaxed! I cooked dinner and was banging pots and pans around, no fraidy cat! She just sat there and watched peacefully. Also, the meowing has completely stopped. I hope the Thundershirt's magic doesn't wear off." —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in sizes M-L).

    15. A pullover fleece vest that's ultra soft and warm *without* being too bulky or heavy — making it the perfect layer for those chilly morning walks!,

    The vest is pretty stretchy, so reviewers recommend sizing down from what the size chart says.

    Promising review: "Very comfy especially since there are no zippers or Velcro and the fabric is so stretchy. Easy to put on and take off. I initially ordered an extra-large based on the size chart but returned it for a large which fits my rat terrier. Clean shot for the pee appendage which is always a concern for the boys. The steel blue color is a nice royal blue. I’m happy and so is Topi...his Georgia thermostat will now fare much better in our cold Midwestern winters." —Jumpindogs

    Get it from Amazon for $17.75+ (available in sizes XS–6XL and in 15 colors).

    16. A pair of waterproof booties so your pup's paws will be protected from hot pavement, sand, rough terrain, and even salt during the winter months.

    reviewer photo showing their dog wearing the waterproof booties indoors

    Promising review: "I have a 10-month-old Belgian Malinois and she wears these on a daily basis. She runs beside us by the golf cart and even jumps into the creek and goes swimming and they still stay on. The rubber sole on the bottom is thick and will last a long time and the double Velcro straps hold them on tightly. This product is definitely a 5-star product and I would recommend them 100%." –Alysha Reece

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in five sizes)

    17. A pet life jacket so your dog can enjoy the comfort of swimming in a refreshing pool or lake. Now you won't have to worry about being a lifeguard!

    reviewer photo showing their dogs wearing the life jacket

    Promising review: "Great life jacket! I ordered this for my mini long-haired dachshund, who tries hard but is not a strong swimmer. He's able to stay afloat with this vest (we're still working on keeping his head above water, but the neck piece on this vest helps a lot)." —Kristina Circelli

    Get it from Amazon for $16.15+ (available in sizes XS-XL).

    18. A waterproof coat to shelter your pup from the rain, sleet, and snow because Mother Nature just doesn't care when they need to take a potty break.,

    Promising review: "A very well-made coat and very warm. My dog can move around freely in it. I have an 18-lb Shih Tzu and he fit perfectly in the medium. I haven't had any issues with it, and his harness clip can easily be accessed through the hole on the back." —Sean and Maureen C.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS–4XL and eight colors)

    19. A cute microfiber towel with a hood to keep your dog warm after a long day of swimming OR after they grudgingly agree to take a bath.

    a dog at a door with a blue hooded towel on
    Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "This towel absorbs so much water!!! I have a dog with a VERY thick undercoat, so she stay wet even after you think you've dried her. I can't keep the dog out of the water (lake, pool, sprinklers, puddle) and is always wet. She loves the towel so much that when she sees it she immediately stands perfectly so that you can dry every inch of her body. This towel has eliminated the need for me to blow-dry the dog before allowing her to be in the house. Loved the towel so much I purchased one for the other pup who doesn't enjoy the water as much but does enjoy a nice bath. These towels have saved me time and many headaches. Absolutely love them!!!" –D G

    Get it from Amazon for $15.89+ (available in three colors)

    20. An inflatable neck collar that does the same thing as a plastic cone but is WAY more stylish, comfortable, and less embarrassing for them — while still providing the important protection they need. It also makes a great pillow!,

    Promising review: "I am so happy I bought this product! My dog got spayed and cone was just not working. She absolutely hated it and could hardly sleep. So we explored other options and came across this product. It’s basically a travel pillow for dogs! It stopped her from licking her incision but also looks super comfy!" –Susan McGowan

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98+ (available in sizes XS-XL)

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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