Depending on their age, health, fur and activity level, some dogs need a little help to be comfortable in different weather conditions. Temperature aside, many dog owners love to get their pets dressed up for fun or to highlight their animal’s personality. Whether your special pup is a tiny tea-cup Yorkie or huge Neapolitan Mastiff, these Sacramento businesses can keep them looking and feeling great.
Trends-N-Treats Pet Supply-Spa-Boutique
8929 Madison Ave., Suite 200
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
(916) 536-0000

Hot dogs and chilly dogs can both find attire here regardless of weather conditions. In addition to cooling coats, water resistant clothes and rain slickers, Trends-N-Treats carries sweaters, parkas, float coats and more. You can see fashionable duds from designers like Isaac Mizrahi and Zack & Zoey, and get clothing for the “best dog” at your wedding. Express Rover’s style with pieces like biker-chic outfits of black faux leather with Ed Hardy-like designs, sequined ties and bow ties, classic and classy clothing and shirts with rhinestone cowboy boots or the Eiffel Tower. There is also special doggy attire for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and holidays. Sports fans will love decking out their pooch in team gear; one local favorite is a San Francisco 49ers cheerleader outfit.

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Couture Canine Creations

Guen Kelley hand-makes beautiful sweaters, pajamas, shirts, unique costumes, dresses and other special pet clothing, and can customize them with virtually any style, design, material, pattern and color you might want. Keep them comfortable in bad weather with doggy snow suits and raincoats, and find fun and stylish items for all year round. You can outfit your prized pup in attractive collars and harnesses that are made to fit them perfectly. Kelley creates “Tinklebelles” and wee-wee wraps and makes tote bags in a variety of fabrics that are perfect for carrying your pup’s water bowl and other supplies. Kelley volunteers for many local animal rescue organizations and donates numerous items for Animal Outreach of the Mother Lode, NorCal Poodle Rescue and Front Street Shelter.

Amy’s Collars & More

Not every dog will agree to wearing a sweater or coat, but any pooch would be proud to sport a custom bow tie. Amy Alcocer hand-makes collars, martingales and bow tie collars that can be used for both dogs and cats. Machine washable flowers for collars are easy to put on and take off, and they come in a variety of designs. Alcocer offers a range of sizes from extra-small to extra-large; customized collars are available by request. The collars are made with nylon webbing and cotton, with curved hardware to ensure a comfortable fit.

The Doggie Bag
1070 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 789-9663

Doggie Bag has Cool-It bandanas and other summer gear for your pooch, along with various items to keep them warm and dry in other weather conditions. There are birthday scarves and hats to celebrate their special day, as well as frilly dresses, harness coats and adorable collars and leashes. Check out fun pieces like an “I Love Yappy Hour” top, double-diamond patterned fleece coat and argyle and fisherman style sweaters. For your sassy pup, consider a girly rock star tank dress or faux cheetah fur sweater vest.

Chloe Bella Designs

Chloe Bella carries dresses, costumes and harness outfits is a variety of bright colors; pieces often have special detailing like glittery bows, ruffled satin and tulle underskirts. Designs include an outfit of Hello Kitty fabric with butterflies, a harness vest for toy breeds covered in a skulls and roses print, satin princess gowns and denim sundresses. Outfits can be custom ordered to fit your favorite fur baby.

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Valerie Heimerich is a freelance writer out of Sacramento. She typically covers business, employment, animal rescue, volunteerism and nonprofits. Her work can also be found at