You know the saying, "A clothed baby is a happy baby." The most sure-fire way to turn that tantrum into a celebratory dance is to put clothes on your kid. This is a tried and true approach that parents have been taking with their kids for LITERALLY years and years. So why reinvent the parenting wheel? If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's what some people always say.
As far as I can tell, pretty much all bears are rugged. They live in the woods, wear flannel shirts and grow big beards, and eat fish straight out of the river without even cooking them! I guess if you want to get technical, there are bears at zoos and in circuses that maybe aren't the most rugged. But we're not talking about those bears.