Anyone who’s ever tried wrestling footwear onto their dog already knows that the best dog boots for winter are, simply, the ones that they’ll actually tolerate. Because, as much as we may laugh at those videos of beleaguered dogs walking marionette-style in their cute little booties, it’s important for dogs with sensitive feet (or those who live in especially cold climates) to go outside with some kind of paw protection during the winter months. Somewhere out there, a million huskies just scoffed at the idea of fearing the snow.
Cold pavement can hurt their feet and ice-treating salts and chemicals can irritate our furry friends’ paw pads, making it doubly important to find a high-quality pair of waterproof dog boots. Luckily, we’re far from lacking in the dog shoe department. From adjustable booties with velcro straps to lightweight rubber coverings, there’s a wide range of cold weather footwear that’ll keep our pets’ paws dry and toasty. Not only will dog boots keep your dog safe from cuts, burns, ice, salt, and more but they look cute and make a perfect gift for dog lovers too. Here, we’ve highlighted several top-rated pairs of the best dog boots for winter, available from major brands and retailers such as Amazon, Chewy, Kurgo, Muttluks, Pawz, and more.
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