Warm jumpers for winter

Getting ready for colder weather

Border collies generally have long coats, with a fluffy undercoat and a silky top coat, so they should not need to have any additional clothing.  However, in my view, any dog who lives in a lovely warm, centrally heated house, is going to appreciate a little extra comfort on a chilly day.

In addition, dogs moult at different times of year and to varying degrees.  Busy has just lost all her coat having had puppies.  She has gone from this:

to this!

Another consideration is if you are taking more than one dog to training, or to a show, and they are running around for a bit, followed by a period in the car, they will definitely feel the cold.  Of course short-haired breeds definitely benefit from a bit of extra warmth.

So if it gets frosty soon, I will be popping on their Equafleece Tankies!  You can see here that they are warm and comfortable, without affecting the dogs’ movement in any way.


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