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Is it a Good Time to Buy Your Dog a Coat?

Our dog Rudy likes to walk, but he hates winter and being cold.  That's why we bought him a couple of dog coats.  He also has a sweater that he wears sometimes.  Dog coats have come a long way and fit much better than they used to.  Basset hounds actually don't mind having a coat on, because they are such wimps with bad weather.  The newer coats are easy to put on them as well.  Some velcro straps and your are done.

I see so many dogs wearing coats these days, many wear them because it gives them a sense of comfort ( or so I am told).

Just beware of the coats that  go too far back on the underside if you have a male basset hound.  We learned that the hard way and found that they will pee all over them! Ha!

Coats are also a fashion statement as I am sure you are aware. It is fun to dress them up , especially for Halloween!

Kuoser Cozy Waterproof Windproof Reversible British Style Plaid Dog Vest Winter Coat Warm Dog Apparel for Cold Weather Dog Jacket for Small Medium Large Dogs with Furry Collar (XS - 3XL),Red M Kuoser Cozy Waterproof Windproof Reversible British Style Plaid Dog Vest Winter Coat Warm Dog Apparel for Cold Weather Dog Jacket for Small Medium Large Dogs with Furry Collar (XS - 3XL),Red M
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MIGOHI Reflective Waterproof Windproof Dog Coat Cold Weather Warm Dog Jacket Reversible Stormguard Design Winter Dog Vest for Small Medium Large Dogs Red S MIGOHI Reflective Waterproof Windproof Dog Coat Cold Weather Warm Dog Jacket Reversible Stormguard Design Winter Dog Vest for Small Medium Large Dogs Red S
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MIGOHI Dog Jackets for Winter Windproof Waterproof Reversible Dog Coat for Cold Weather British Style Plaid Warm Dog Vest for Small Medium Large Dogs RED M MIGOHI Dog Jackets for Winter Windproof Waterproof Reversible Dog Coat for Cold Weather British Style Plaid Warm Dog Vest for Small Medium Large Dogs RED M
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Pet Parents USA Omega 3 for Dogs 4g 90c - Dog Skin Care & Fur Vitamins for Dogs, Skin Supplement for Dogs, Omega Dog Treats, EPA & Dog DHA, Anti Itch Dog, Dog Itch Relief, Epax + Salmon Oil for Dogs Pet Parents USA Omega 3 for Dogs 4g 90c - Dog Skin Care & Fur Vitamins for Dogs, Skin Supplement for Dogs, Omega Dog Treats, EPA & Dog DHA, Anti Itch Dog, Dog Itch Relief, Epax + Salmon Oil for Dogs
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Zack & Zoey Nor'easter Blanket Coat for Dogs, 24" X-Large, Chive Zack & Zoey Nor'easter Blanket Coat for Dogs, 24" X-Large, Chive
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Basset Hound Wearing Glasses

Just a couple of pictures of our Basset Rudy wearing his reading glasses..2014-01-30 13.33.26 2014-01-30 13.33.35

Rudy the Basset Hound Models Some Clothes

I thought I would share some pics of Rudy in some hats.  He also has socks on in one photo.  Surprisingly, Basset Hounds don't seem to mind too much when you put clothes on them.  I guess that is why there are so many stores selling dog clothes, especially for larger dogs.

Basset Hound with Socks on feet

Basset Hound wearing a hat

Wearing a hat

Basset Hound Collars

Does your basset hound try to slip his collar over his head? Mine does that all the time. It is so annoying, yet you know how stubborn bassets are!  If they smell some food across the street , that is where they want to go. I have often thought that a good collar for a basset would actually be a harness. I always hate to make the collar tight enough to keep it from slipping over his head.  A harness would have some really good benefits.

A harness would keep my dog safe.  I am always concerned that he will slip the collar off just when a car passes by or something. I think a harness would stop that.  He might drag me into the street, though. Ha!

If you are looking for basset hound clothes or maybe interested in the harness idea, you can find some great deals here.

Authentic Puppia Soft Dog Harness, Red - Medium Authentic Puppia Soft Dog Harness, Red - Medium
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Description

Puppia Soft Dog Harness The Puppia Soft Dog Harness is lightweight and made with soft durable material to provide your pet dog with excellent comfort. Pair it with the Puppia Two Tone Dog Leash to make a matching set. Features: Durable, soft and lightweight material Designed to fit comfortably around dog's neck and chest Coordinates with Puppia Two Tone Dog Leash (item#495153) Item Specifications: Size: XSmall Small Medium Large XLarge XXLarge Color: Beige Black Brown Camouflage Green Orange Pink Purple Royal Blue Red Sky Blue Yellow

Features

  • Authentic Puppia Soft Dog Harness made out of 100% Polyester. The size chart measurements are the dimensions of the actual product.
  • Adjustable chest belt and quick-release buckle Comfortable padded neck opening. Make sure all measurements fit within the dimensions with a room to spare in the chest and neck. Please make sure neck measurement of your dog doesn't exceed measurement on the size chart
  • Machine washable, but hand washing and air drying are recommended
  • If you are looking for a harness that is adjustable around neck, and chest, we suggest trying a Puppia Ritefit Harness.
  • See the pictures of dogs wearing Soft Harness at the bottom of page for your reference (7.5" neck girth / 9.0" ~ 13.0" chest girth)

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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook in Real Fur Long Raccoon Fur Overcoat Lady Fashion 100% Knitted Real Genuine Fox Fur Coat Jackets Wearcoat Long Vintage
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook in Real Fur Long Raccoon Fur Overcoat Lady Fashion 100% Knitted Real Genuine Fox Fur Coat Jackets Wearcoat Long Vintage
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Knit Raccoon Fur Coat Female Long Section Hit Color Long Sleeve Korean Version of The Round Neck Anti-Season 2019 Winter
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Knit Raccoon Fur Coat Female Long Section Hit Color Long Sleeve Korean Version of The Round Neck Anti-Season 2019 Winter
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Natural Raccoon Fur Knitted Coat Women's Long Sleeve Winter Warm Genuine Fur Coats Long Jackets
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Natural Raccoon Fur Knitted Coat Women's Long Sleeve Winter Warm Genuine Fur Coats Long Jackets
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
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Spectra Therapy Wearable LASERwrap Dog Coat (Single Laser Pack, Small 12"-15")
Spectra Therapy Wearable LASERwrap Dog Coat (Single Laser Pack, Small 12"-15")
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
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V-HOUE Dog Coats Hook Raccoon Dog Fur with Fox Fur Braided Coat Short Light Warm Women's Coat
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How Important is Good Dog Clothing – Quality or Cheap?

Good dog clothing will have some tell-tell marks in the construction. Anyone who truly understands dogs, will be aware of the things that will make dog clothing a lasting investment. Cheap construction in large sewing mills, will not result in a good quality stitching and a lasting garment. The type of stitch as well as the type of thread will largely determine how long the clothes are usable.

If you have a large dog, it is even more important to get clothes that will stand up to the pressure. Large dogs will strain the stitching much more than the smaller breeds. This is an important consideration when you look at price vs. quality.
Good dog clothes will cost more and as you buy for a larger dog, the price goes up even more.

Some things to look for specifically when you are looking to buy dog clothing.

1. Stitching should be tight and the ends should be backstitched at least 1/2 inch. This is what holds the stitching tight and will keep the fabric from ripping under stress.
2. The fabric should be hemmed properly and the edges should be either bound or fused, depending on the materials used.
3. The attachment points should be heavy buttons or Velcro. Velcro is used many times and it is easy to get your pet into and out of, but velcro can get really muddy and matted with hair. Large buttons, if sewn correctly, will give you at least as good a garment as the velcro, if you can hold Fido long enough to get the buttons fastened.

Since you are going to pay your hard earned money for these dog clothes, get quality and you will have them for a long time.

Basset Hound Clothes – Discount

So many of you have asked, "where can I get clothes to fit a Basset Hound?".  Well here is the answer.  Actually many dog clothes will fit a Basset Hound, and surprisingly, they like to wear clothes.  Bassets will really love to wear a raincoat because they generally hate the rain.  Some Bassets are also very girlie and like to be cuddled and primped so they may actually let you put sweaters on them in the house ans such.

Find some nice clothes below for your beloved Basset Hound or other large dog.

Outward Hound Dog Life Jacket Ripstop Life Jacket for Dog, Extra Large, Orange
Outward Hound Dog Life Jacket Ripstop Life Jacket for Dog, Extra Large, Orange
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RUFFWEAR - Float Coat Dog Life Jacket for Swimming, Adjustable and Reflective, Blue Atoll, X-Large
RUFFWEAR - Float Coat Dog Life Jacket for Swimming, Adjustable and Reflective, Blue Atoll, X-Large
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Thundershirt Sport Dog Anxiety Jacket | Vet Recommended Calming Solution Vest for Fireworks, Thunder, Travel, Separation | Platinum, X-Large
Thundershirt Sport Dog Anxiety Jacket | Vet Recommended Calming Solution Vest for Fireworks, Thunder, Travel, Separation | Platinum, X-Large
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HAOCOO Dog Life Jacket Vest Saver Safety Swimsuit Preserver with Reflective Stripes/Adjustable Belt Dogs?Yellow,XL
HAOCOO Dog Life Jacket Vest Saver Safety Swimsuit Preserver with Reflective Stripes/Adjustable Belt Dogs?Yellow,XL
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Queenmore Ripstop Dog Life Jacket Fish Style Floatation Vest with Adjustable Soft Rubber Handle Grey Shark,XL
Queenmore Ripstop Dog Life Jacket Fish Style Floatation Vest with Adjustable Soft Rubber Handle Grey Shark,XL
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Kyjen Outward Hound PupSaver Ripstop Life Jacket Orange (Large)
Kyjen Outward Hound PupSaver Ripstop Life Jacket Orange (Large)
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Outward Hound Dawson Dog Life Jacket
Outward Hound Dawson Dog Life Jacket
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Vivaglory Dog Life Jackets with Extra Padding for Dogs, X-Large - Pink
Vivaglory Dog Life Jackets with Extra Padding for Dogs, X-Large - Pink
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Casual Canine Camo Hoodie for Dogs, 24" XXL, Green
Casual Canine Camo Hoodie for Dogs, 24" XXL, Green
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Fashion Pet Dog Raincoat For X-Large Dog | Dog Rain Jacket With Hood | Dog Rain Poncho | 100% Polyester | Water Proof | Yellow w/ Grey Reflective Stripe | Perfect Rain Gear For Your Pet by Ethical Pet
Fashion Pet Dog Raincoat For X-Large Dog | Dog Rain Jacket With Hood | Dog Rain Poncho | 100% Polyester | Water Proof | Yellow w/ Grey Reflective Stripe | Perfect Rain Gear For Your Pet by Ethical Pet
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AmazonBasics Regular Pet Dog and Puppy Training Pads - Pack of 100
AmazonBasics Regular Pet Dog and Puppy Training Pads - Pack of 100
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Rocco & Roxie Supply Professional Strength Stain and Odor Eliminator, Enzyme-Powered Pet Odor and Stain Remover for Dogs and Cat Urine, Spot Carpet Cleaner for Small Animal, 32 oz.
Rocco & Roxie Supply Professional Strength Stain and Odor Eliminator, Enzyme-Powered Pet Odor and Stain Remover for Dogs and Cat Urine, Spot Carpet Cleaner for Small Animal, 32 oz.
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Vet's Best Flea and Tick Home Spray | Flea Treatment for Dogs and Home | Flea Killer with Certified Natural Oils | 32 Ounces
Vet's Best Flea and Tick Home Spray | Flea Treatment for Dogs and Home | Flea Killer with Certified Natural Oils | 32 Ounces
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Providence Engraving Pet ID Tags | 8 Shapes & Colors to Choose from | Dog Cat Aluminum
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ZYMOX Ear Solution | The Only No Pre-Clean Once -a-Day Dog and Cat Ear Solution | Natural Enzyme Formula | Veterinarian Recommended | Patented Enzyme Formula | Contains Hydrocortisone for Comfort
ZYMOX Ear Solution | The Only No Pre-Clean Once -a-Day Dog and Cat Ear Solution | Natural Enzyme Formula | Veterinarian Recommended | Patented Enzyme Formula | Contains Hydrocortisone for Comfort
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ChomChom Roller Dog Hair, Cat Hair, Pet Hair Remover
ChomChom Roller Dog Hair, Cat Hair, Pet Hair Remover
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Hertzko Self Cleaning Slicker Brush
Hertzko Self Cleaning Slicker Brush
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Rabbitgoo  Dog Harness No-Pull Pet Harness Adjustable Outdoor Pet Vest 3M Reflective Oxford Material Vest for Dogs Easy Control for Small Medium Large Dogs (Black, L)
Rabbitgoo Dog Harness No-Pull Pet Harness Adjustable Outdoor Pet Vest 3M Reflective Oxford Material Vest for Dogs Easy Control for Small Medium Large Dogs (Black, L)
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Nature's Miracle Stain and Odor Remover Dog, Odor Control Formula
Nature's Miracle Stain and Odor Remover Dog, Odor Control Formula
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Nature's Miracle Deodorizng Spring Water Wipes, 100 Count
Nature's Miracle Deodorizng Spring Water Wipes, 100 Count
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Dog Beds – Comfort Makes for a Healthy Pet

When we think of dog clothing, we seldom consider that dogs sleep a good portion of their lives.  Who cares if your dog wears the most fashionable clothes around, but has a terrible bed to sleep in.  Actually, my dog has 3 beds.  Each one is slightly different and I think he likes each one at separate times of the day.

My dog is a Basset Hound and he really does sleep a lot.  Sometimes  I think all he does is sleep and eat.  When I consider all the money we have spent on him, I am glad it was mainly for things that make his life more comfortable.  Before you go out and buy a bunch of dog clothes for that new dog of yours, be sure to take care of his or her basic comfort.   A good bed will help you have a happy dog.

One of the first things to look for in a good dog bed is whether it can be washed.  Many dogs including hounds have a very smelly oily skin that gets into the bed real quick.  Make sure the bed you buy can be washed in the wash machine every few weeks.  We usually try to wash the bed at least every month.

The next thing I would look for in a good dog bed is materials it is made of.  Some dogs have skin allergies and the last thing you want to do is make that worse by getting a bed stuffed with something that your dog is allergic to.  There is no real good way to discover whether your dogs' bed is causing him to scratch, except to remove it and see if the itching gets better.  Many times dogs become allergic to certain materials over time.  Just be alert to this when providing bedding for your dog.

Where the bed is placed is a very important component to the overall dog bed discussion.  Dogs like to feel protected when they are in their bed.  Most dogs prefer to have their bed located against a wall, or even in a corner.  To them, this provides some security.  When you are gone and they are all alone in the house , they appreciate the comfort and security of their bed.  My dog was trained to use a kennel ( that is, a big wire cage), when he was young and he still considers it one of his favorite beds.  He knows when he goes in there, he is safe.

Dog beds are more important than dog clothes, so make certain that before you go out spending money on dog coats and dog sweaters, that you get your beloved dog a good bed or two to snuggle in.