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Your Dog May Very Well Need a Winter Coat

Your Dog May Very Well Need a Winter Coat

Not all dogs have the fur to keep them warm enough.

Some dogs seem happiest in cold weather, thrilling to a drop in the temperature and enjoying rolling on their backs in the snow to make canine snow angels. But even though most dogs are covered in fur from head to toe, not all are built for winter. The American Kennel Club says the following dogs need a coat in cold weather.

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