Best Dog Leg Warmers
Like everything else, fashion trends will repeat themselves every few decades. This has allowed for the glorious return of the leg warmer – an article of clothing whose name is self-explanatory. They are essentially sleeves covering the lower part of the leg, similar to socks, while keeping the foot open. But now, these accessories from the 80s aren’t just for you, with leg warmers available for your dog!!!
While being very fashionable, these also keep your dog’s legs dry and warm while keeping their muscles relaxed during the colder seasons. As the paws remain uncovered, these clothing items do not reduce traction in any way, nor do they restrict movement. Plus, they look so adorable!!!
Best Leg Warmers for Dogs
1. Kitipcoo Knitted Dog Leg Warmers
2. AWOCAN Multi-Pattern Dog Leg Warmers
3. Geyoga 2 Sets Knitted Dog Leg Warmers
4. HugeHounds Puttee Tights Dog Leg Warmers
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Check out these factors before choosing dog leg warmers:
The material needs to be soft and breathable so as not to restrict your dog’s movement or make them feel uncomfortable. Most leg warmers contain spandex, cotton, neoprene, rubber, or similar materials.
The leg warmers need to be elastic, so they are easy to put on and remove while not hampering their ability to walk and run. A sign of good elasticity is if the leg warmers are stretchable or not.
Knowing which leg warmer is a good fit for your dog is vital because a set that would fit a chihuahua probably won’t fit a bulldog. With the help of a ruler, determine the length and the width of the lower leg of your dog, excluding the paw pad, to know the range of sizes suitable for them. For paw pad protection, check our article on best paw traction pads.
I am a certified dog trainer, behaviorist, and aggression specialist. I have been pursuing my passion in this field since 2015 and have worked with countless dogs since then. I specialize in force-free and positive reinforcement training.