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Popular Connecticut Breeds and Dog Care Tips

There are plenty of dog lovers in Connecticut, but there’s no official state dog. However, Labradors, Golden Retrievers, and German Shepherds are popular breeds in Connecticut. Also popular in Connecticut are Siberian Huskies and Labradoodles.

Given that the state has a natural rural landscape, a dog is a great companion for families and individuals in Connecticut. The best breeds for country life in Connecticut are dogs that are energetic and enjoy having a large amount of outdoor space to explore and expend energy. The Labrador Retriever is another great breed that fits the bill.

Summer dog care tips for Connecticut

Here are some dog care tips for Connecticut in the summer. Make sure you never leave your dog inside a vehicle where they can become rapidly overheated and very sick. If your dog loves swimming, supervise them at all times. Wash off salt, sand, and chlorine after a swim. You’ll also need to stay on top of grooming during the summer months to prevent excess heat getting trapped in the coat. Make sure your dog has enough fresh, cool water to drink during the warm Connecticut summers. Frozen treats are also a great way to keep your pooch cool and calm. Ensure shade and/or air conditioning to keep your dog comfortable. Lastly, avoid exercising your dog in the middle of the day when the sun is high in the sky. Limit outdoor physical activity with your pooch to early mornings and late evenings in the Connecticut summer.

Winter dog care tips for Connecticut

Winters in Connecticut also require some special precautions from pet parents. While you don’t have to let the snow slow you down or prevent you and your four-legged friend from enjoying time outdoors, some simple precautions can help to keep your dog safe. Every breed has a baseline cold tolerance. A Siberian Husky will do well in Connecticut winters, whereas a Chihuahua might not. So, choose your breed carefully. Also, keep an eye on your dog during the Connecticut winter months so that you can pick up on signs like shivering or whining. You might want to get a dog jacket or sweater if you have a smaller breed or a dog with a thin coat. Remember, ice and snow can be tough on your furry friend’s paws and salts and chemicals can irritate them too, so do give the paws some TLC during the winter in Connecticut. Consider undertaking shorter, more frequent walks to reduce exposure to cold weather.

If you are not sure what breed is right for your family in Connecticut, Puppy Hero has listings of several responsible and experienced breeders in the state who can help you zero in on the perfect companion for your family and for Connecticut weather and lifestyle.

Top-Rated Connecticut Breeders

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Boy 1

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Shannon Pleines

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Germany

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Germany has been well socialized by children since day 1. She’s been raised in a farm life environme...

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Bailey

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Bailey is a sweet healthy rough Collie puppy ready now both parents has been DNA tested.

Cajun Bayou Collies

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Raisia

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This girl was spoken for but now has become available due to her family not being able to get her. L...

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AKC Pembroke welsh corgis, all colors, fluffy and standard coats, health tested

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Absolutely gorgeous Pembroke welsh corgi babes All colors, standard and fluffy coats Standard coats...

Mill Creek’s Corgis and Frenchies/Kristie Killian

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Finnegan /Kylo/Zeke

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PinkGirl

3 months

PinkGirl was born MARCH 11,2024 and is up to date on her vaccinations, dewormings, bordatella and in...

Teddys Pups

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UnicornDoll

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Meet UnicornDoll , a stunning Maltipoo who made a first debut into the world Feb 23, 2024. This litt...

Celebrity Maltipoos

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Cappuccino

4 months

Cappuccino is a large girl with lots of personality! She loves water!

Bettina Pawelkop

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Cooper

3 months

Cooper is an absolutely adorable Blue Merle ACA Registered male beagle puppy! He was family raised w...

Justin Witmer

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Pomeranians AKC

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Sherryspomeranians.com Can ship to you for extra fee. 479-531-1940 NW Arkansas

Sherry Percifield

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Top Quality Miniature Bull Terrier’s

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Top Quality Miniature Bull Terrier’s Since 1996, www.MiniBullTerrier.Org

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