Etsy Fave! Fetching Dog Hoodies for Fall Cuties
Autumn officially begins on Wednesday. And while it may still be too warm in most quarters to break out your pet’s fleece blankets, a cotton hoodie could be the perfect accessory to help ward off those brisk fall breezes.
Melissa Jenkins, the proprietor of Seattle-based katyandzucchini designs, already owned a successful screen-printing business in Seattle when she noticed that her T-shirt supplier also carried some adorable doggie hoodies. Smitten with the hipster-pet look, Jenkins bought one for her pug-Maltese mix, Smudge. Before long, she was accentuating the sweatshirts with dog-friendly designs and selling them along with the human-sized shirts.
Her personal favorite – and best-seller – is the robot dog hoodie ($20). But Jenkins welcomes personal requests. “I am working on a custom order right now for a customer who wants a hoodie that says ‘I heart Wookies,’ ” she tells PEOPLEPets.com. Her designs come in a variety of colors – both the screenprinting and the hoodies.
To see more of her handiwork, check out Jenkins’ Etsy shop – where you’re sure to find something stylish for your pooch.