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Best Spots To Find Winter Gear For Pets In Washington DC

December 20, 2013 7:00 AM

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When the weather outside is frightful, a fire may be delightful, but an extra sweater is divine, especially for your pet pooch. Keep all of your furry family members warm this winter with the help of sweaters, scarves, booties and more from one of these best spots to find winter gear for your pet in the DC area.

Metro Mutts
508 H St. N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 450-5661
www.metromuttsdc.com

Protect your pooch (and kitty) from the elements with fashionable outerwear from Metro Mutts. The pet shop features a wide variety of winter gear including sweaters, pants, booties and blankets as well as bandanas, bibs and t-shirts to wear while chilling at home. You can also purchase stylish and durable bedding to keep your favorite pet warm throughout those cold DC winter nights. Metro Mutts provides a wide variety of pet care needs including pet food, toys, collars and dental and grooming products as well as pet sitting, puppy training classes, supervised play for puppies and dog walking services.

The Big Bad Woof
117 Carroll St N.W.
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 291-2404
www.thebigbadwoof.com

No need to fear, The Big Bad Woof has everything you need to keep your pet warm this winter. Stock up on winter essentials such as scarves, jackets and coats. Available in a variety of materials, including fleece and a poly-fill blend, this winter gear will also help repel wind, rain and other weather elements. The Big Bad Woof also features cooling jackets, rain coats and thunder shirts, which are said to provide gentle, constant pressure which helps your dog feel calm and safe. The pet shop also provides bedding and crate pads, grooming essentials, food, toys, treats, supplements and other supplies for cats, dogs, small companions such as rabbits and hamsters and feathered friends.

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Wagtime
900 M St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 629-2765
www.wagtimedc.com

Treat your pet to the wonderful world of Bark Avenue, the shopping experience found at Wagtime. Bark Avenue features pet wear that’s fashionable, functional and fun, plus helps keep your pampered pooch warm. The store also offers nutritional treats and food, toys and gifts. Swing by the Paw Spa and treat your dog or cat to a bath, skincare treatment or coat conditioning. Hypoallergenic, medicated and oatmeal-based products are available upon request. Wagtime also features doggie daycare and walking services, feline home care, pet transportation and delivery service, large indoor and outdoor play spaces, separate areas for smaller and elderly dogs and pet adoption services.

Wylie Wagg
2509 N. Franklin Road
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 875-2007
www.wyliewagg.com

Wylie Wagg is the one-stop shop for all your pet care needs. Check out the latest in fine clothing for dogs as well as dog booties, raincoats and sweaters to help keep Fido warm. The pet shop also offers warm comfy beds as well as food, treats, toys, bath and hygiene products, collars, leashes, bowls, travel gear and other essential pet items. Got a small pet or a feathered friend? Wylie Wagg offers accessories, treats, chews and supplements for little critters like hamsters, rabbits and mice as well as toys and food for birds. Decorate your home with cute keepsake frames, placemats and commissioned artwork of your pet. The pet shop also offers fun gifts like car decals, magnets and pet-specific stationery.

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My Pet’s Attire
5901 Way Cross Road
Baltimore, MD 21206
(443) 478-3833
www.mypetsattiremd.com

Do you prefer a more customized look for your pet? If so, check out My Pet’s Attire where you will find custom designs and fittings based on the style and personality of your particular pooch. Each outfit is made out of high-quality fabrics and guaranteed to fit your pet to a T. The pet shop features a wide variety of designs including pajama shirts, dresses, fleeces, t-shirts and other custom designs. Each item is available in a variety of sizes, perfect to fit your pet whether he’s a teacup Yorkie or a Great Dane. Apparel is available for other pets as well.

Susan Diranian is a freelance writer living in Ashburn, VA. She is covering Travel & Outdoors. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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