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Must-have winter pet essentials

Winter is here and it's time to take out our coats and shovels, and brave the winter cold! Brutal weather can affect not only humans, but pets need protection, as well. Snow, ice and wind can wreak havoc on paws and fur. We gathered a few items that can protect your beloved pooches, and keep them happy and safe this season.

Pawz Waterproof Dog Boots

Pawz Waterproof Dog Boots are made with all-natural
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Pawz Waterproof Dog Boots are made with all-natural materials and they are disposable and reusable. The boots protect pets against ice, snow and salt that can cause irritation to paws. Available for $16 at Amazon.

Musher's Secret Pet Paw Protection Wax

Winter is here and salt and snow can
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Winter is here and salt and snow can wreak havoc on your pets' paws. Musher's Secret Pet Paw Protection Wax contains vitamin E and helps moisturize and heal wounds to keep pets healthy. Available for $14.99 at Amazon.

Chuckit! Ultra Grip Ball Launcher

Forget the tennis ball and have a little
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Forget the tennis ball and have a little fun tossing around snowballs with the Chuckit! Ultra Grip Ball Launcher, available for $9.99 at Amazon.

K&H Manufacturing Self-Warming Lounge Sleeper

On particularly cold days, this self-warming lounge sleeper
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On particularly cold days, this self-warming lounge sleeper will keep your pooch nice and cozy. The sleeper contains self-warming material and requires no electricity to use. Available for $19.98 at Amazon.

PetSafe Pet Loo Portable Pet Potty

This item is perfect for not only the
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This item is perfect for not only the winter months but for traveling with pets and homes with no backyards. The Pet Loo Portable Pet Potty includes an innovative drainage system and synthetic grass, with easy cleanup. Available for $99.95 at Amazon.

Reversible British-style Grid Dog Jacket

Keeping up with winter fashion trends is not
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Keeping up with winter fashion trends is not only a necessity for some of us, but our pets want to get in on the fun, too. These jackets are easy to put on and remove, and include waterproof, lightweight material, perfect for cold weather. Available for $12.61 at Amazon.

Water-resistant dog shoes

These water-resistant shoes not only keep your pets'
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These water-resistant shoes not only keep your pets' paws dry and warm but have anti-slip soles to insure your pets are safe during winter walks. Available for $35.99 at Amazon.

Safe Paw nontoxic ice melt

Safe Paw nontoxic ice melt is safe on
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Safe Paw nontoxic ice melt is safe on paws, eyes and skin for both children and pets. Available for $21.71 at Amazon.

Canine Hardware Hydro Bowl

To make sure your pet stays hydrated, it's
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To make sure your pet stays hydrated, it's always a good idea to have a hydro bowl handy. The bowl is convenient, taking up little space and can snap around a leash or on a backpack. Available for $6.81 at Amazon.

Thermal Heated Pet Bowl

For pets that tend to spend more time
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For pets that tend to spend more time outdoors, a heated water bowl may be an ideal purchase to avoid water freezing outside. Available for $17.99 at Amazon.

Pet toys

During winter your pets' daily routine may be
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During winter your pets' daily routine may be affected and cause a decrease in the amount of time to exercise. Try these dog puzzles and tug-of-war toys to keep your pets active. Both products are available at Amazon.

The Snuggly Dog Easy Wear Microfiber Dog Towel

After your pup plays out in the snow
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After your pup plays out in the snow or takes a bath, wrap him up in this microfiber dog towel for a quick dry. Available for $38.99 at Amazon.

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