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Dog Milk Holiday Gift Guide: Stylish Coats, Jackets, and Sweaters for Dogs
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It's easy to see why canines with short coats would appreciate some extra protection from the cold — you wouldn't be very happy venturing out into a snowstorm with just a light jacket, would you? Coats and sweaters are a great idea for short-coated dogs and breeds with thin body types, like and , or hairless dogs like the .
Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern for Small Dogs - Made-to-order request for Catie's pups
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All you need is an oversize sock to whip up an adorable sweater for a tiny dog.

Step 1: Put on his hat
Take the toe piece and put it on his head, pulling his ears through the slits.

Step 2: Go for a walk
Take him for a walk so he can show off his spiffy new outfit.

Step 3: Remove the top
Cut off the top of the sock, the part with the elastic, and discard.

Step 4: Cut a slit
Lay the sock on a flat surface so that it's in the shape of a "J." Fold the heel over and make a one-inch cut through both layers. Unfold and enlarge the slits if necessary so your dog's legs will fit through.

Tip
Roll down the top of the sock to make a turtleneck.

Step 5: Cut the toe
Cut off the toe of the sock, just past the seam. Fold the open edge over about an inch and make a small slit through both layers. Unfold and enlarge the slits if necessary to fit over your dog's ears.

Step 6: Dress your dog
Slide the sock over your dog’s body so that the top of the sock is around his neck. Pull his two front legs through the slits you cut in the heel of the sock.

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