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12 Adorable dog outfits for winter

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Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Don't let your pup freeze this winter season. Help Fido stay warm with these winter accessories that are just for dogs.

No one's going to argue that your poodle's beach bikini is a necessity, but when the weather turns cold, a little clothing can go a long way. While not always practical, adorable dog outfits and accessories are functional in the winter. Keep your pooch cozy and stylish with these 12 picks.


Puffy ski coat

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Your pup can hit the slopes in style with this puffy ski coat. Using the same fabric technology that keeps humans warm in winter coats, this dog ski coat keeps dogs cozy in seriously cold weather. It's a great option for smaller breeds. (Wag, $35)


Snow boots

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Even cold-weather breeds need protection from prolonged exposure to ice and snow. Polar Trex keep paws safe and warm in seriously cold weather. Measure your dog carefully to get the right fit. (Ruffwear, $90)


Exercise jacket

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Active dogs need to stay warm without being constricted. The Cloud Chaser dog jacket lets your dog keep moving while protecting her from snow, sleet and rain. Hit the trails in the winter with your faithful friend by your side. (Ruffwear, $80)


Plaid hooded jacket

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

A fashionable plaid jacket with fake fur trim is every city dog's must-have accessory. Head out on your brisk morning walk in style. The hood can be worn up or back depending on what your pup prefers. (Petkaboodle, $27)


Skull hoodie

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Some dogs are more punk-rock than others. Who knows, your toy breed may look best accessorizing with some black and skulls. Try a skull-and-crossbones rhinestone hoodie. Soft hoodies are best for dry weather. (Petkaboodle, $14)


Faux down coat

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Head out in cold weather without worrying about your small breed. This warm winter coat protects with sweater trim, fleece lining and a weather-resistant outer layer. The cute button design means you can find a stylish coat to match. (Carson's, $40)


Faux shearling coat

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Faux lambskin makes this shearling coat cozy for your puppy. Due to the nature of the material, this coat is best for urban walks. You'll want something more rugged for a winter day at the dog park. (Collections Etc, $15)


Striped sweater

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Nothing's as dapper as a sweater on a dog. Keep your dog warm but not too warm in a stylish striped sweater. This is the perfect look for holiday card photos with your dog this winter season. (PetSmart, $20)


Seasonal sweater

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Everyone needs a holiday plaid sweater. This seasonal cutie is perfect for celebrations or long walks to admire the Christmas lights. Thanks to the rugged design and hood, your pup's newest seasonal sweater will keep him warm too. (PetSmart, $18)


Reflective jacket

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Do you jog with your dog? This reflective jacket helps keep your dog safe when it gets dark earlier in the winter months. Help vehicles stay aware of you and your pet thanks to the reflective strip along the side of the jacket. (PetSmart, $10)


Soft gray hoodie

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

You'll want to steal this heathered hoodie from your dog. Thanks to larger sizes, this warm hoodie is great for larger breeds. It's soft and easy to wash, making it a cold-weather essential. (PetSmart, $28)


Argyle sweater

Cute gear to keep Fido warm

Forget the rugged outdoors. This warm argyle sweater was meant for cozying up in front of a fireplace or snuggling in the study. Stylish and cute, it's picture-perfect and fits bigger dogs nicely. (PetSmart, $18)

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