How to Keep Dogs Warm Outside in the Winter

Black dog in the winterWondering how to keep dogs warm outside? A few simple steps will keep your pup warm all winter long.

If you live in a cold winter climate, you may be worried about how to keep dogs warm outside. Since I live in Rhode Island, I’m all too familiar with how cold it can get in the winter months. Since I’m a fluffy dog, everyone always comments on my “warm-looking winter coat.” How frustrating! Just because I’m covered head to paw in fur, doesn’t mean I don’t get cold. Same goes for all dogs – especially dogs who spend most or all of their day outside.

If your dog spends a lot of time outside, look into purchasing a dog house to shelter him from the wind. If money isn’t an issue, there are certain heated dog houses to keep dogs warm outside in the winter. If budget is a concern, there are many DIY options to help your dog stay warm in a non-heated dog house. The best dog house roof will be sloped, and an insulated house is always recommended. If you’re looking for a way to insulate your outdoor dog house, adding fresh straw provides some warmth.

Personally, I’m glad I get to snuggle up in a warm house with my family. If your dog stays outside in the winter, I’d recommend finding them a warm place inside to sleep at night. You wouldn’t want to sleep outside in the winter, would you?

If your dog’s outdoor home is big enough, we recommend including bedding, to keep him both comfortable and warm. Think strategically when placing bedding in the dog house, as it should never be put directly on a damp floor. Consider using a tarp underneath your dogs bedding, or even better, purchase a raised bed for your pooch.

Now this suggestion won’t be popular with all dog breeds, but I highly suggest purchasing some dog sweaters for your dog, especially a small dog. Like I said before, dogs still get cold, and wearing a sweater can really help keep your dog feeling warm. This next suggestion is something I’d never be caught dead wearing, but if your dog’s feet go numb from the snow, you may want to consider buying dog boots. Yes, dog boots! While they may be a fashion faux pas, they will protect your dog’s feet from the snow and ice. If you don’t want to invest in dog boots, but are worried about your dog’s feet, you may want to clip the hair between your dog’s paw pads. This will prevent snow and ice from collecting between paws. Trust me – this makes our feet so chilly.

Finally, if you’re looking for an easy fix, exercise helps keeps dogs warm during the winter! Take your dog out regularly for a walk or run. Just be sure to have clean water on hand when you return so your dog doesn’t get dehydrated. Oh, and follow his cues. If it seems your dog is tiring more quickly in the cold weather or is lifting his paws, it may be time to finish exercising.
A few things not to do in the winter: Don’t bathe your dog outside. The winter weather is too cold to clean your dog outdoors. A trip to the groomers or bathing in your bathroom is the only necessary grooming that needs to be done in the wintertime. Also, never leave your dog in the car during the winter when it’s freezing out. I like to pal around with my parents as much as possible and don’t mind hanging out for a bit when it’s nice out, but I prefer to stay home when it’s really cold out.

Some dogs – like Siberian Huskies or Alaskan Malamutes – love the cold weather. They could spend all day outside. Other breeds, such as toy dogs or hairless dogs, may have a more difficult time adjusting to warm weather. Get familiar with your pet’s tolerance to the outdoors. Some breeds are more susceptible to the winter weather than others.

Do you have any other tips on how to keep dogs warm outside? Share them in the comments!


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