Pets are giant balls of adorable, so it’s no surprise that owners have picked up on the trend to dress them up with the cutest clothes and accessories. Pet owners can choose from a wide selection of fancy costumes, headbands, leashes, bow ties, and more available in various stores in Australia. 

Whatever occasion you are celebrating, if you’re going on vacation, or you just want to make daily life just a bit more colourful, it is definitely bliss to go shopping for the cutest items for your dog. They will look great in anything!

Check out some of the loveliest yet practical fashion clothing and accessories for your fluffy pal below, so you’ll have a checklist ready for when you go shopping.


Dogs just look irresistibly adorable with tiny bags hanging on their backs! A backpack is also a cute addition to your pet’s aesthetic. And bonus: you have something in which to store their precious treats and toys. However, refrain from filling their backpack with heavy items since the added weight can be uncomfortable and unhealthy. 


As a fantastic accessory to your dog’s beautiful outfit, why not try putting on a cute little bandana? There are many bandana styles out there—something posh, something fun, or both.


Choose a dog collar that goes well with your pet’s tag. Remember, pick one appropriate for your dog’s weight so it doesn’t become uncomfortable to wear day in and day out.

Breakaway collars, which open easily with a sudden pull, are the safest option, especially if your pet likes wandering around. 


To ensure the safety of both you and your dog whenever you go out, it is best to invest in an aesthetically pleasing, comfortable, and functional leash. You can choose one with a colour that’s easily visible to passing vehicles and feels snug for your pet. A great leash will make walks great fun for you both!


If you are planning on going to the beach or pool this summer, don’t forget to get your dog their very own flotation device. It helps them safely share the fun in the water with you!

Dogs have varying skill levels when it comes to swimming, so you should pay attention to specific flotation devices for added safety. Some dog life vests even have handles you can pull in case you need to get your pet out of the water. 


As mentioned above, dogs differ in their abilities, personalities, and preferences. And though they weren’t exactly bred to wear clothing, some dogs may still need a layer or two of protective layers, especially when you go out. 

Smaller dogs tend to get cold during winter, unlike bigger breeds who can easily handle harsh weather. So if you notice your pet shivering, put a sweater on them and make sure they feel warm and snug wherever you go!


We understand how exciting it may be to play dress-up with your beloved companion, and there’s no harm in that! Just remember that the best fashion items are comfortable and functional. Don’t force them to wear an accessory that will stress them out, no matter how cute you think it is.  

For a selection of quality accessories and healthy dog treats in Australia, Frankie Loves Barkery is here for you. We offer lovingly handmade products that are kind to your pup’s tummy. Shop with us today!