Puppy love: keep your best bud warm this winter

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Puppy love: keep your best bud warm this winter

Although you can't give your dog a hot chocolate to sip on to help warm them up, there are plenty of other ways to keep them cosy. From blankets to clothing, your best bud will be living it up this winter.

Beds and blankets

When winter arrives, we usually put on our flannelette sheets and thicker blankets on the bed to keep ourselves warm, so don't forget to make sure your dogs bedding also adjusts for the new season. Whether it's extra blankets or a warm new bed, there are plenty of things to do to make sure your pets are warm when the temperature drops at night.

Pictured, clockwise from top left: Kmart pet cave, Kmart pet lounge, Kmart Artificial Fur pet blanket, T & S Jumbo Cosy hutch from House, Kmart pet teepee, Kmart Rectangular Thermal pet mat, Kmart Reversible pet blanket, FuzzYard Kaleidoscope dog bed from House, Mog & Bone Navy Ikat Designer fleece blanket from House.

Clothing

We know it's cute, but dog clothing is also very functional during winter. The breed will affect how much help they will need to stay warm, as will the age and size of the dog. If they are spending a lot of time outside, opt for a waterproof coat to protect them if there is any rain.

Pictured, clockwise from top left: Kmart Pet knit jumper, Kmart Water Resistant pet vest, FuzzYard sleeveless jacket from House, Bond & Co Argyle dog beanie from Petbarn, Kmart pet puffer jacket, Kmart pet socks, Bond & Co Argyle dog socks from Petbarn, FuzzYard wrap vest from House, Kmart pet pyjamas.

Toys

A lot of dogs spend an extended amount of time indoors throughout the cold season, so make sure you keep them entertained. Plenty of toys should keep them occupied and happy, and hopefully stop them from touching anything else in the house.

Pictured, clockwise from top left: Kmart Plush Bear pet toy, Kazoo Latex Crocodile from House, Kong Dog Wubba Ballistic Friends from House, FuzzYard Dog Flo Flamingo Little toy from House, Kmart Squeaky Food pet toy, Kmart dog treat puzzle.

Want to keep his heart warm as well? A treat and belly rub should do the trick!

Finishing touch: boots and bags that add something extra
Family affair: jumpers and knits for men, women and kids

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