The best dog winter coats of 2020
Chillier weather has arrived for much of the country, and temperatures are only going to dip lower from here on out — which means it’ll soon be time for both you and your pup to bundle up. If your dog could use some fresh new threads this year (and let’s be real, what dog couldn’t?), we’ve rounded up some adorable and functional dog coats, rain jackets, sweaters, hoodies and more, no matter what size pupper you’ve got at home. Stay toasty out there!
Carhartt Chore Coat (starting at $39.99; amazon.com)
With over 1,200 5-star reviews, this 100% ring-spun cotton duck dog vest with water-repellent coating and quilted lining will protect your pup against the elements — while looking stylish to boot, with a corduroy collar. (Bonus points, of course, if you’ve got a matching Carhartt jacket.)
Pendleton Glacier National Park Dog Coat (starting at $49, originally starting at $49.99; petco.com)
This fashionable little number features the colors and signature of Glacier National Park. It’s also reversible: nonpill fleece on one side, diamond quilted cotton canvas on the other. As one reviewer notes, “The quality of the material is exceptional and it washed up beautifully.”
Gold Paw Stretch Fleece Dog Coat (starting at $26; amazon.com)
If you’re looking for a lightweight fleece in virtually every color and pattern under the sun, look no further than this top-rated, editor-approved option from Gold Paw. The stretchy, breathable material is a breeze to slip on and off, it’s safe to toss in the wash and it comes in a staggering 15 sizes for your pup’s paw-fect fit.
Kuoser Reversible British Style Jacket (starting at $14.59; amazon.com)
This bestselling reversible style with nearly 13,000 positive reviews features a classic plaid design on one side (choose from nine color schemes) and a solid-color diamond quilt design on the other. The water-repellent jacket is available in sizes XXS through 4XL.
HDE Hooded Slicker Poncho (starting at $8.99; amazon.com)
If your doggo isn’t a fan of the rain — or even if they are! — make things more comfortable for them with this adorable lightweight hooded raincoat featuring a reflective stripe. Available in sizes S through XL and 14 colors/patterns.
Pet Life Green Reflecta-Glow Reflective Waterproof Adjustable Pet Raincoat ($29.99, originally $32.99; petco.com)
Another option for when it’s a-stormin’, this reflective raincoat also features a thin lining of fleece to keep your pupper toasty if it’s a chilly one, plus the hood is detachable.
SILD Jean Jacket (starting at $13.95; amazon.com)
Is there anything cuter than a dog in a cutoff jean jacket? The answer is no, no there is not. Whether you want to go the classic route or pile on the patches for a punk-rock look, this jacket even fits cats.
PS: Please, please check out the customer review photos. You will not be disappointed!
Barbour Quilted Dog Coat ($65; macys.com)
Add some understated elegance to your dog’s winter wardrobe with the quilted and lined Barbour coat, available in sizes S through XL. (For reference, size large can fit Doberman-size dogs.)
Frisco Aspen Insulated Quilted Dog & Cat Jacket With Bow (starting at $14.99; chewy.com)
With water-resistant material on the outside and faux fur lining on the inside, this lightweight jacket features an adorable little bow accent and is ideal for fall and spring.
Arcadia Trail Flotation Dog Coat (starting at $19.99; petsmart.com)
If your pup is often on adventures with you, this option not only functions as outerwear but also as a flotation device and comes with a rescue handle in case of an emergency. Safety first, but make it cute.
Frisco Lumber Insulated Dog & Cat Jacket (starting at $14.99; chewy.com)
Let your pup (or cat) channel their inner lumberjack in this buffalo-check denim jacket with plush Sherpa lining.
Pet Life Ski Parka Dog Coat ($14.99, originally starting at $29.99; petsmart.com)
This puffy parka has a detachable hood and longer “sleeves” in the front to keep your pupper extra toasty. As one satisfied customer reports, “This dog parka is made superior to many children’s parkas. My dog loves it and it’s really warm.”
Asenku Plaid Reversible Dog Vest (starting at $12.99; amazon.com)
Featuring a classic buffalo-check pattern on the fleece and a solid design on the other, this reversible jacket is available in sizes XS through 3XL and five colorways. Customer reviews recommend sizing up from your dog’s normal size.
Arcadia Trail LED Light-Up Dog Coat ($39.99; petsmart.com)
If you’re hitting the great outdoors with your canine companion, this insulated, water-repellant, light-up coat ensures high visibility at night, with three LED light modes and reflective trim. Hood is detachable and a side zipper makes it easier to get on and off.
Moncler Hooded Puffer Dog Vest ($560; saksfifthavenue.com)
If your dog has their own closet, or room — or, hey, even personal stylist — this luxury puffer jacket (dry-clean only, of course) is calling their name.
Reddy Best Friend Ever Dog Hoodie (starting at $9.99, originally starting at $19.99; petco.com)
This cozy, editor-favorite hoodie, lined with super-soft fleece, will make everyone smile when your pup passes them on the street. It features elastic drawstrings with metal toggles and comes in sizes XS through XL. Also available in teal.
Wagatude Multicolored Chunky Bobble Striped Dog Sweater (starting at $14.99; chewy.com)
They’ll be the chicest dog on the block in this chunky striped sweater. Says one promising review: “Colors are great and material quality is also perfect for fall weather. My dog loves it.”
Scheppend Original Adidog Sweatshirt (starting at $9.28; amazon.com)
Calling all sporty pups! This Adidog tracksuit with Sherpa fleece lining is designed with long legs to keep your doggo bundled up in the absolute cutest way. Available in 10 colors and all the way up to size 9XL to fit even the biggest pups. (Again, the customer review photos for this one are a treasure trove.)
Reddy Burgundy Turtleneck Dog Sweater ($12.49, originally $24.99; petco.com)
Your pup may just love getting cozy in a stylish, chunky turtleneck as much as you do. This number, with a decorative brass-toned toggle and hoodie pocket, “seems pretty well made and the fabric is really plush and soft,” according to one reviewer.
Tooth and Honey Pajamas ($45; amazon.com)
This too-cute-for-words onesie will be a hit with the doggie who’s always snuggling under the covers and can never seem to be too warm at night. The PJs are designed particularly for pit bulls, and can also help with anxiety, surgery recovery and skin allergies.
Frisco Sequined Dog & Cat Hoodie (starting at $11.99; chewy.com)
Your pup will be the life of the party — or, you know, the dog park — in this glam sequined getup made with breathable polyester and cotton. Available in sizes XS through 3XL.
FetchDogFashions Dog Leg Warmers, Pair of 2 ($20; etsy.com)
Whether for function or fashion, now that you’ve learned dog leg warmers exist, you need to buy a pair for your pup. Sorry, those are just the rules.
Bark Brite All-Weather Neoprene Paw Protector Dog Boots (starting at $26.99; amazon.com)
Protect their paws from the elements in these durable boots that work well during inclement weather as well as for all the outdoor adventures you’ll go on together. The booties feature two reflective straps to help with visibility and come in five sizes.
Ultra Paws Durable Dog Boots (starting at $19.95, originally starting at $31.95; chewy.com)
In addition to keeping your pup’s paws safe and dry, these water-resistant nylon boots are also a good option for senior pets and dogs with hip conditions who need a little extra help with traction on slippery floors.
Musher’s Secret Dog Paw Wax ($14.99; amazon.com)
If your dog simply won’t tolerate boots, keep their sensitive paw pads protected from rock salt and the elements with this must-have, editor-favorite wax that’s easy to apply and to wipe off once you get back indoors.
SunnyCreekAlpacas 100% Alpaca Handmade Dog Scarf ($11; etsy.com)
Is a chunky dog scarf necessary for winter? Probably not. Is it necessary for all your pup’s wintertime photo sessions? Absolutely.
K&H Pet Products Deluxe Lectro-Soft Outdoor Heated Bolster Cat & Dog Bed (starting at $67.34, originally starting at $99.99; chewy.com)
And if you want to keep the warm cozy vibes going once you’re back home, this highly rated heated pet bed works well both indoors and out. It’s available in three sizes, and the outer faux fleece cover is machine-washable.