This holiday season, why not dress up your pet to show off his festive spirit?
Here are a few simple tips for making it fun to dress up your pet.
- Santa's furry little helpers — If your pets really love getting into the holiday spirit, you can dress them up like elves, reindeer or even Santa Claus himself. Try a simple headband, or go the whole nine yards with a complete outfit. Holiday costumes let the world know just how much your pet loves Christmas, plus they make for adorable and hilarious pictures.
- Keeping it classy — Nothing says charming and classic like a bow tie. A simple bow tie is festive enough to dress up your pet without a full ensemble. It makes the perfect touch for a fancy holiday shindig or New Year's Eve bash.
- Sweater weather — As the temperatures plunge, dressing up your pet can be both fashionable and useful. Keep your dog or cat toasty in cold winter weather with a festive pet sweater. A sweater with a fun holiday pattern will provide warmth and stylish flare.
- Accessorize — A simple way to dress up your pet without actually dressing him up is to use a decorative collar and matching leash. While holiday costumes scream yuletide spirit, most pets won’t want to wear them for long. A collar, on the other hand, lets your dog or cat be merry all the time.
- Fake it — If your pet absolutely refuses to dress up, but you're still desperate for that adorable holiday photo, you can just fake it. There are dozens of smartphone and tablet apps that allow you to decorate pictures. Simply add a Santa hat or reindeer antlers to a snapshot of your pet, and you've got your festive photo!
- Safety first — Whenever you dress your pet up in costumes or accessories, it's important to keep them safe. Make sure everything fits correctly, and supervise your pet at all times.
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