Dog Boots, Dog Booties & Dog Shoes For Your Best Friend
There are plenty of great reasons for outfitting your dog with a set of dog boots or shoes for dogs. What could be cuter than dogs? Why, naturally, dogs wearing boots! Anyone who sees a dog wearing dog boots or dog shoes will immediately melt at the sight of them. Plus bonus points if their tiny dog shoes match your own shoes!
But really, dog booties are not just for show. Though you have to admit that it is a delight to see our furry friends in these shoes, they are actually meant to protect your beloved little darlings. Sure they might initially be annoyed at having these contraptions attached to their paws, but eventually, they will get used to it and will love you extra for it.
But seriously. Boots for dogs? There are many types of dog booties out there. Don’t think that it’s just one style with different colors. In fact, you should know that there are certain types of dog shoes for each season. During the winter season you should get your darling dogs some
winter dog boots. If you want to spend time with your dog out in the snow then keep their paws protected from the cold! Winter dog booties or dog snow boots are perfect because they are insulated and waterproof, so your dog won’t have cold paws. Plus, if you live in a city that combats the ice and snow with salt you may have never thought about how damaging the salt is to your dog's paws.
Just like we have shoe style choices, there are also a lot of dog boot varieties as well - dog sandals, dog slippers and even dog sneakers. There are small dog booties for tiny, teacup dogs, and there also big dog booties for the bigger pups with huge paws!
You can also find
reflective dog boots. This is perfect for when you want to go out with your dog at night. There are even disposable dog booties that you can let your dogs wear if you are planning to go out in the mud and cleaning up will be a hard task. For these instances, let them wear disposable dog boots, and your dog’s paws (and your floors!) will be safe from those pesky mud stains.
Summertime! If you are going to the beach or to the pool with your dogs, you should know that there are dog boots for water or the pool. These dog booties are double-purpose. You protect your dog from slipping on pool tiles, while at the same time you also protect your pool liners from their claws. Score for both of you! And of course don't forget all the shells and natural hazards in the ocean water. Ouch! Or during the hot summer months what about burning hot concrete? If you don't want to walk on hot pavement barefoot, why should your dog? You can always put some dog sandals or lightweight breathable dog shoes on your best friend.
If you like going hunting with your dog, get them hunting or hiking dog boots. These are more durable, and can withstand the rough terrain of
the outdoors. It can get snagged on twigs or roots, and the dog boots
won’t get damaged. Or if you aren't a hiker but can't stand those
annoying burrs and little stickies the dogs are always stepping on then paw protection is an
Dogs age. It's a fact. Did you know there is a variety of
orthopedic dog boots to help your older pooch with his daily routine? You can actually prevent slipping on slick floors with the help of a non slip dog boot. You can even find dog shoes that spare a dog pain from dragging paws due to a variety of reasons. Some of these boots will even help in rehabilitation by holding the paw correctly in place.
Dog booties may be absolutely adorable when seen on your dogs, but really, they serve more than a cutesy purpose. Though your dog may be tough, it won’t hurt to give them extra protection. After all, they are so precious; you wouldn’t want them to get hurt in any way, right?