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It really depends on what breed your dog is.

Some breeds have undercoats and can naturally protect themselves from the cold; some do not. Siberian Huskies, for example, naturally have undercoats and Dalmatians do not. To be sure, check what breed of dog you have and read up on it. There are various resources online which can help you on this. If you're still unsure, ask your question again here but be more specific about your dog's breed.

AnswerDepends on the breed. If his coat was made for cold weather (ie: thick and fluffy)then he doesn't need it. But it can never hurt. He may enjoy looking fashionable. AnswerYes, for small dogs with short hair it's a good idea if it's super cold out. Small dogs under 10 pounds to tea-cup sized dogs can get chilled easily. Larger dogs don't need sweaters.
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