A little rain in the forecast doesn’t mean you have to postpone your pup’s walk—at least, not if you have the right pet apparel for the occasion. You definitely don’t want to get caught in a storm unprepared, especially when you know you’ll have to give your pet a bath afterward to get rid of the wet doggy smell. We’ve gathered six of our best dog raincoats for every type of rainy day to help keep your best friend dry while showing off the latest in dog fashion.
- Rainy Day Gear From Across the Pond
If you want to make sure you and your pup will be seen by approaching cars, whether at night or on overcast days, the PetRageous Designs London Dog Slicker Raincoat is your best bet. Available in bright fluorescent yellow or a fire truck red color, this sleek London-style slicker features reflective stripes on the sides and down the hood for increased visibility. Adjustable straps around the neck and belly keep this dog raincoat secure, and the waterproof shell not only repels the rain, but you can easily wipe it clean after muddy encounters.
- Slight Drizzles and Seasonal Showers
Bring on the cute parade with the Frisco Ducky Dog Raincoat. This one is sure to turn the heads of passersby, even if they’re steadfast cat people. Aside from being adorable in this duck-print dog raincoat, your pooch will also be protected from the rain, no matter the season. The easy-on design means that you’ll be ready to walk your four-legged friend in no time—just secure the straps and you’re on your way when nature calls. With the covered leash hole, you can attach a leash quickly while still keeping out the raindrops.
- Just Your Average Rainy Day Stroll
If you love the classic yellow raincoat look, the Ethical Pet Fashion Lookin’ Good Rainy Days Slicker Raincoat is the perfect pick. Even with dark clouds looming on the horizon, your pup is sure to be seen strolling around the block in this brightly colored dog raincoat. Outlined in black piping with a reflective strip across the back and along the hood, this classic slicker is sure to turn the dog fashion world on its tail. The front panel provides plenty of coverage and fits over the shoulders like a shawl with a hook-and-loop fastener. To keep it in place, the self-adjusting belly strap gives a secure yet comfortable fit.
- When It’s Raining Cats and Dogs
You’ll always be prepared for unexpected downpours with the Fab Dog Travel Raincoat. This one-piece dog raincoat packs away into a small travel bag with a loop handle. It stays tucked away in the zippered pouch and unfolds quickly when you need it. The hood pulls tight with a slide-toggle drawstring, and the leash hole is covered by a flap that features a cute design. You can choose from several bold colors with different embellishments like alligators, crabs or an argyle print. It’s 100% waterproof with mesh lining, and machine-washable for easy cleaning.
- Weather the Storm in Fashion
The Paw Wag Company Clear Dog Raincoat is not your everyday pet apparel. Leading the pack in dog fashion, this durable raincoat is also practical and lightweight—great for a few drops of rain or a steady rainfall. The retro, see-through style keeps your pet protected but still shows off his beautiful coat. With a button closure, adjustable chest strap and sizes from extra-small all the way up to 6X-Large, this dog raincoat is sure to fit any size and breed.
- All-in-One Day or Night Option
Sporty design, a convenient take-along pouch and a bright, fluorescent color—this dog raincoat has it all. The Ultra Paws Pooch Pocket Raincoat has reflective piping to keep your pup visible when it’s raining, and the pocket on the back is ideal for storing extra poop bags. It slides on over your dog’s head and cinches snugly around her face with the adjustable drawstring hood. You can attach the leash even after you’ve put the raincoat on your dog by slipping it through the covered leash hole. The streamlined design and hook-and-loop closure around the belly make it easy for any size dog to wear, day or night.
Sometimes it rains, and sometimes it pours—just in time for your scheduled dog walk. With these stylish dog raincoats, your best pal will stay dry on his walk, and you’ll never be cleaning up after the wet dog shake.
Nikki Naser, Pet Central Senior Editor
Instead of owning 30 cats, Nikki has an impressive collection of 30 cat-themed T-shirts, and just 4 pets—a ginger-haired senior cat, a senior Maine Coon, a middle-aged Choodle, and a young kitty who showed up one day on the back steps. A former Orlando resident, Nikki worked on several tourism publications before moving to South Beach. When she’s not stopping to take pics of community cats to post on Instagram, Nikki spends her time with the office pets at Chewy, writing for their Pet Central blog.