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Old 12-09-2012, 10:32 PM
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There's a thread floating around that has pictures of all my pets (I have a lot of them...)

Thank you for the links I will see what I can find! I wish he didn't pee so much it will be hard to cover his tummy.
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Wow, LS your pictures of Chanel running through the snow are amazing. I live in the South (in SC). When snow is predicted we dwell on it for a week (the news does anyway), we buy out the stores in terms of supplies but usually it is never that bad. This is not to say it never is. We can get snow here that shuts things down for a week (the state does not have heavy duty snow removal equipment or tons of slat for roads). It is hard to gradually get the pups used to a snow event. It will be interesting to see how mine react if it does happen. I have thought about this especially related to potty duties. Kids here will be off school with two or three inches of snow. Ice storms, though, can be bad and cut off electricity for extended periods. Snow unfortunately, though will never be a common and consistent occurrence for Prince and Lady.
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There is really no need for booties in Georgia but I saw these on Etsy. Wonder if they would work? She has. Link to videos o her dogs wearing them.

Toesties Winter Dog Boots Castle by TheEclecticHound on Etsy
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If someone goes the booties can you write a review and tell us if they work? I am going to need something for tiki soon. I'm really quite nervous and can't believe it hasn't really snowed here yet. this is a great thread!
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I have tried sooooo many boots and they just don't stay up. Wonder if I could make some?!


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have you tried cotton batton and vet wrap it keeps their feet warm and you can create a snug fit so they don't trip. First the cotton place plastic wrap over the cotton to keep it dry and insulated then wrap vet wrap around that works great keeps their feet toasty warm.A good pet supply store sells vet wrap for $2 0r $3 and its enough to make botties for the entire winter
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have you tried cotton batton and vet wrap it keeps their feet warm and you can create a snug fit so they don't trip
That is a great tip!
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I have made boots for both my chi x and my whippet x. I have found the back ones will stay on if they come above the hock (like the k9 Voyagers boots) but the front ones (even long boots) will not stay on if the are running through the snow. So, here is my solution - I attach their front boots to their harnesses with strips of velcro. I have been thinking about sewing their boots to the legs of their 4-legged fleece suits. It would be faster and simpler to put on.
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