Put your dog’s best foot forward this winter in a pair of stylish weatherproof boots. These novelty footnotes offer protection from the elements in styles that feature skid-resistant bottoms as well as versions lined in cozy fleece.
There’s a pair of boots to fit just about any size pooch, whether it be a Chihuahua, a Great Dane or something in between. When ordering online, most websites provide measurement instructions so you can achieve a Cinderella fit.
Guardian Gear fleece-lined boots, $14.99; Petsgohere.com
For those frosty days ahead, Pets Go Here features the Guardian Gear fleece-lined dog boots with nonskid vinyl soles that are designed to keep paws safe from heat, cold, ice, salt, stones and abrasive surfaces. They’re made from breathable, water-repellent fabric and even feature a reflective strip for visibility when on a night walk.
Top Paw Reflective boots, $14.99; Petsmart.com
Top Paw also does a reflective bootie with enhanced traction thanks to bottoms made of thermoplastic rubber. They’re also water-resistant for protection during both rainy and snowy days.
Ultra Paws Kevlar boots, $99.95; Backcountry.com
For those extreme cold days, Ultra Paws Xtreme Kevlar dog boots are made with a dense, water-resistant, yet breathable nylon material that’s wrapped with a recycled tire material. There’s generous layers of Kevlar under the sole and toe box to protect a dog’s feet from sharp objects such as glass or debris.
Leopard-print dog boots, $36.99; Alldogboots.com
Fashionable dogs won’t be able to resist a pair of faux leather and suede waterproof boots from All Dog Boots in a fun leopard print lined with warm fleece.
If anyone is wondering, all boots come in sets of four, some with their own carrying case for storage.