It’s lightweight and breathable enough for dogs, but also durable enough to endure the wear and tear an active dog will put it through on a daily basis. Follow the recommended needle size for the yarn you are using. If you want to make a sweater that has a hood or uses functional buttons to open and close, look for a more challenging dog sweater pattern. Pull the last stitch on the needle a little to make the hole bigger. Loop the yarn tail through the hole and slide out the knitting needle.

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Quick-drying and reflective, the Stunt Puppy Go Dog Glo Dry Collar is designed for nighttime walks, rainy days, and long stints outside. It is made of BioThane, a tough, water-resistant polyester/PVC material that completely resists odors and dampness and is well-suited for dogs who like to roll in the mud and romp on the beach. Although this collar is tough, it doesn’t compromise on comfort. Lined with sheepskin padding, it makes for a soft, comfy fit on a dog’s neck. The collar also has a small tab built into the leather for attaching tags, so we did not have to fiddle or fuss about with the D-ring. Riparo’s padded leather collars come in a range of sizes and colors.

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I have since revised some of my marketing strategies in hopes they will prove more fruitful, so time will tell. While we had had a social media presence before on Facebook and Instagram, I began to learn about the efficacy of Tiktok and even Twitter.

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Step 2 – Then, measure along the dog’s waistline from the base of his neck to his hip in the front. Don’t forget to measure the widest portion of the dog’s belly.

It was a frustrating, exhausting, and discouraging time for me as I attempted to navigate the predicament of having already invested so much while being acutely aware of a sunk cost fallacy. But the things we regret in life are often the things we don’t do. I envisioned a time in the future when some other company making outdoor K9 gear finds its success and how I would feel deflated knowing that could have been me. Down the road, you can always choose to outsource your dog clothes. I started with finding the right fabric because I needed something stretchy, comfortable, breathable and durable.