Is Snuggie for Dogs Practical or Just a Novelty Item?

by Theresa on February 23, 2010 · 2 comments

Snuggie for Dogs...oh what next. Do dogs really need to be a part of the Snuggie culture? I'm not opposed to dog fashion. They sure do look kind of cute in them. So this more of a novelty item or practical doggy clothing for outdoor use?

Issues With Snuggie for Dogs

  • The material is like felt, not even a fleece so it's really not warm enough to take your pet outside with it.
  • Doesn't cover the tummy or the legs which is another reason why it doesn't really keep pets warm outside.
  • Somewhat confusing to put the Snuggie on your dog but easy to take off and on once you get the hang of it. You're supposed to turn the "Chest Area tag and turn it so the writing is up when you put it on.
  • Poor fitting. The sizes on the vendors site seems be all wrong once you get it on your pet.
  • Some pet owners are complaining that the straps just flap around freely.

Below you can get an idea of how they fit but the size chart is not entirely accurate. They only come in the pink or blue color.

Snuggies for Dogs size comparisons

Snuggies for Dogs size comparisons

This is so adorable...Odie the daschund takes a cruise outside in his new Snuggie and loses it after getting snagged on a branch.


SNUGGIE FOR DOGS SMALL SIZE FOR 8 11 LBS NEW
SNUGGIE FOR DOGS SMALL SIZE FOR 8 11 LBS NEW
$4.50
Time Remaining: 4h 45m

New Blue Snuggie For Dogs Size Small Snuggie Blanket
New Blue Snuggie For Dogs Size Small Snuggie Blanket
$4.65
Time Remaining: 8d 2h
Buy It Now for only: $4.65

Medium Snuggie For Dogs Blue As seen on TV No box
Medium Snuggie For Dogs Blue As seen on TV No box
$6.00
Time Remaining: 18d 6h 53m
Buy It Now for only: $6.00

Snuggie for Dog and Snoopy Toy Lot Small Dogs Winter Blanket
Snuggie for Dog and Snoopy Toy Lot Small Dogs Winter Blanket
$8.00
Time Remaining: 12h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $10.50

New Blue Pet Snuggie Coat blanket for DOGS Medium As seen on TV
New Blue Pet Snuggie Coat blanket for DOGS Medium As seen on TV
$7.95
Time Remaining: 18d 9h 42m
Buy It Now for only: $7.95

8 SNUGGIE For DOGS SMALL BLUE Blanket Coat With Sleeves As Seen On TV Display
8 SNUGGIE For DOGS SMALL BLUE Blanket Coat With Sleeves As Seen On TV Display
$23.99
Time Remaining: 14h 41m

BLUE SNUGGIE FOR DOGS sz SMALL BLANKET COAT WITH SLEEVES BRAND NEW IN BOX
BLUE SNUGGIE FOR DOGS sz SMALL BLANKET COAT WITH SLEEVES BRAND NEW IN BOX
$4.95
Time Remaining: 5d 10h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $4.95

Blue Pet Snuggie Coat blanket for DOGS Medium As seen on TV m med
Blue Pet Snuggie Coat blanket for DOGS Medium As seen on TV m med
$3.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 23h 52m

Snuggie for Dogs in Blue XS S Keep Dogs Warm with Paws Free Velcro Closure
Snuggie for Dogs in Blue XS S Keep Dogs Warm with Paws Free Velcro Closure
$5.99
Time Remaining: 21d 3h 59m
Buy It Now for only: $5.99

SET OF 2 MATCHING SET OF SNUGGIES FOR DOGS SMALL BLUE FLEECE
SET OF 2 MATCHING SET OF SNUGGIES FOR DOGS SMALL BLUE FLEECE
$16.99
Time Remaining: 1d 4h 39m

New The Snuggie for Dogs Small Blanket with Sleeves 1923
New The Snuggie for Dogs Small Blanket with Sleeves 1923
$5.39
Time Remaining: 26d 14h 51m
Buy It Now for only: $5.39

Red Check Snuggie for Dogs Blanket Coat with a Hoodie Size Small As Seen on TV
Red Check Snuggie for Dogs Blanket Coat with a Hoodie Size Small As Seen on TV
$9.99
Time Remaining: 1d 5h 15m

The Snuggie for Dogs overall seems to be disappointing for dog owners who wanted to have their pooch wear it outside. Also it only fits small breeds and it's not ergonomically correct for larger dogs. If you're able to get it to fit properly it would be ok for around the house but not outdoors in the winter. Also good if you just want to have a laugh at your poor dogs expense. So have you ever heard of the Potty Patch? The latest indoor port-a-potty for your dog!

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1 chichi owner February 28, 2010

I bought a snuggie for my chihuahua who, even though she has long hair, still gets cold. I got a medium (only size they had at the store) which is extremely easy for her to crawl out of. However, when I take her outside, I put her sweater on, then her harness, and then the snuggie over that, like an extra overcoat. I cut off the long tabs on the back because they look silly, but the velcro is still there to do the trick. But, like i said, she slips it off easily, so it’s not real useful indoors.

2 pet snuggy February 16, 2012

Yes, This Snuggie for Dogs overall seems to be disappointing for dog owners who wanted to have their pooch wear it outside. Also it only fits small breeds and it’s not ergonomically correct for larger dogs.