Why are the cute little umbrellas on dogs so cute?

The umbrellases on a dog leash are cute.

They’re soft and fluffy, and if your dog wants to keep it in, it’s all well and good.

But what about the little ones?

The umbrella’s also a lot of work to keep the leash in place, and they’re pretty expensive.

So why are these cute little items so common in dog-lovers’ yards?

Here’s what you need to know about the umbrella and the leash, and why you might want to avoid them.