Some dogs love to be outdoors even in the extreme cold. But it is important that your dog has a safe haven that gives him the option to get out of the elements should he wish to do so. There are several great products on the market these days, such as outdoor pet heaters, that cater to dogs who spend a lot of time outdoors. We all know that a dog house will provide some protection, but how much can a thin piece of wood or plastic really protect them?
Dog Houses And Weather Conditions
Do you have an outdoor-loving dog? Providing them with the appropriate shelter is crucial especially during the winter months. There is a new wave in dog house construction that consists of insulation pieces that are snapped together for easy installation. In the same manner, the pieces can be removed to be cleaned on a regular basis. Additionally, adding some blankets for your dogs to cuddle in when they wish to rest can help your pup be comfortable and warm.
It is important to assure your dog houses are under adequate shelter and protected from crosswinds. As temperatures continue to drop this winter, please make sure your furry friends have the needed protection against hypothermia. There are many dog accessories and dog house accessories out there that can best suit the needs of your dogs. These are some of those accessories:
Outdoor pet heaters are made to be fastened within the dog house. They are completely enclosed to avoid burning the dog and are thermostat controlled so they are not running all the time. Adding these products to your dog’s outdoor shelter will provide them with a space that is warm and chill-free.
Heated Water Bowel
If your dog is spending a significant amount of time outdoors during winter a heated water bowl could be ideal for your furry friend. It is important for your dog to have a reliable water source while outdoors. A heated water bowl will give you the peace of mind of making sure their water does not freeze over.
Winter Coats And Boots
If your dog does not have a heavy fur coat, getting them a winter coat is something to consider. Dog boots are something not all pups are fond of. However, during the frigid winter days, it is worth trying out. Both a winter coat or boots will ensure add warmth and comfort to your pup during these rough cold days.
Contact The Dog Experts For Additional Help
If you are unsure how to create a safe haven for your dog outdoors don’t hesitate to contact the dog care specialists at Paw Pals. Our team can answer your questions or concerns you may have and can offer advice. If you are needing to leave your dog outdoors for longer periods of time we also offer pet sitting services. Contact us online or at (703) 345-1695 for more information.