As the Fourth of July approaches, everyone seems to get even more into the patriotic spirit. Along with patriotic pet owners may come some red, white and blue costumes for their favorite furry sidekicks. If you are someone that wants to deck out your pet in festive attire, several costume options will get him ready for the fourth.
Create Your Own
Purchase a red, white or blue shirt in your pet’s size. Go to the crafts store and purchase flat back rhinestones in corresponding colors, for example, if you get a red shirt get blue and white rhinestones. Glue them onto the back of the shirt in any pattern you wish, from the American flag to a heart. You can also put your pet’s name on the shirt. Use tweezers to apply them as it can be easier to handle the small pieces.
Red, White and Blue Bandana
For the pet that isn’t very fond of costumes, a bandana can be an excellent option. They fit almost any size animal, from a ferret to a large dog. For smaller animals, you can cut a regular size bandana down to size; an option for larger animals is to cut red, white and blue fabric to make one that specifically fits your pet.
If you and your dog will be throwing or attending a pool party for the Fourth of July, think about buying him a bathing suit. For female dogs to show off their girly figures, there are also bikinis. Bonanzle.com currently offers a patriotic bathing suit for your pet that comes in several different sizes.
A pretty red, white and blue patriotic dress can be a festive outfit for your dog for the Fourth of July. They come in several different styles, some being more elaborate than others. The dress can look quite adorable, especially when she is running about. The website, thepet-boutique.com, offers several variations for your pet.
Before you purchase your pet’s outfit, make sure to get all of the measurements and compare them to the sizing chart on the website. It is also important to read the site’s return policy; in case your dog feels uncomfortable in the outfit, you may be able to return it and get your money back. When you love the outfit and your dog is comfortable in it, both of you can thoroughly enjoy the Fourth of July.
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