Top 10 July 4th Stars And Stripes Fur-Ever!
If you’ve got yourself a patriotic pooch, he’ll want to show off his stars and stripes on July 4th. There are many ways for your dog to celebrate Independence Day, as well as to keep him safe and happy. Here are our Top 10 July 4th Stars And Stripes Fur-Ever picks – and we hope your holiday is spent with friends and loved ones (the furry and human kind!) (Photo credit: Javier Brosch/Shutterstock)
1. Editor’s Pick: Upcountry Stars and Stripes Dog Collar
What better way to celebrate July 4th than with a picnic! The Upcountry Stars and Stripes Dog Collar is part of the American Picnic collection, a line that is overflowing with the warmth and fun of the season. This colourful dog collar is available in sizes ranging from x-small and narrow to x-large and wide.
2. Runner Up: Beewarm Squeaky Dog Chew Toy
Looking for a fun toy to keep your pooch entertained? This Beewarm Squeaky Dog Toy can help your dog fight boredom and encourage them to get up and exercise. Aside from it’s gorgeous construction and details, this chew toy sports two rope feet perfect for a game of tug of war. Inside the body of the toy is a built-in squeaker, while the wings and tail feature a crinkle material to help keep your pup entertained no matter what part of the toy they grab.
3. Best Treat: Founding Fathers Soft and Chewy Dog Treats
These delicious dog treats do more than spoil your pup – 50% of their proceeds goes toward supporting American Military families. Made from premium ingredients, these soft and chewy treats are high in protein which means they can help promote lean muscle mass. They’re also free of artificial flavors, colors and preservatives. You can also choose between beef, chicken or lamb flavors!
4. Best Style: Lionet Paws Adjustable Bow Tie Collar
Well, hello handsome! Don’t you look spiffy and patriotic – it’s an irresistible combination. The Lionet Paws Adjustable Bow Tie Collars are made from high-quality cotton, durable stainless steel D-rings and hand-sewn bowties! These bow ties also feature an elastic strap that allows you to remove the bow and attach it to any pre-existing collar! They’re also available in sizes ranging from xx-small to x-large.
5. Best Outfit: JinsK9Kreations Happy 4th July America Embroidery Dog Harness-Dress
Holidays are the perfect reason to dress up. And this dress even has the perfect name to go with the occasion: the Happy 4th July America Embroidery Dog Harness-Dress. Lovingly crafted by JinsK9Kreations and available on Etsy, it’s a one-of-kind creation for your lucky princess. It’s made with white with silver star cotton fabric, featuring an embroidered 4th of July design on the outside and matching cotton fabric inside. Because it’s made just for your dog, it’s a custom fit!
6. Best Bed: Bone Dry Lattice / Stars & Stripes Design Pet Bed
After a day full of celebrating, you need to relax. And what better way to do it than on this Bone Dry Lattice / Stars & Stripes Design Pet Bed. This ultra-snuggly, stylish and patriotic dog bed is made from durable (and machine-washable) Oxford fabric and polyester fiber that also features a removable cover to help make cleaning quicker and easier. Recommended for small to medium dog breeds, this comfy bed is available in three different sizes as well as two shapes!
7. Best Sweater: Chilly Dog American Flag Sweater
It may be a little too warm for sweaters, but that doesn’t mean we can’t love this American flag Chilly Dog sweater! Perched on a gray background, the American Flag makes a bold statement on this toasty and timeless garment. Handmade to keep your dog warm through countless winters, the American flag sweater comes in sizes xx-small to xxx-large.
8. Best Bandana: Native Pup Holiday Dog Bandanna (3 pack)
Crafted from lightweight polyester, these bandanas are perfect for showing off your pups patriotic side at the next 4th of July gathering. Each set comes with three different designs so you can mix and match whatever flag you’re feeling that day! It’s also available in two different sizes so small and large dogs alike can enjoy these bright bandanas.
9. Best Calming: AKC Calming Coat
July 4th fireworks don’t always bring out the best in dogs. The loud bangs can be scary! To put your dog at ease, wrap him in an AKC Calming Coat. Easy to put on and take off, the Calming Coat is made from durable fabric that resists collecting hair. It wraps snuggly around your dog’s body to soothe and relax while the fireworks are going off with a bang. These comforting coats are available in x-small to x-large sizes, as well as three colors.
10. Best Leash: Vineyard Vines Flag Whale Dog Leash
If you want to show off your American pride on a day-to-day basis, then this American Flag-inspired dog leash is a great way to do just that. Made from a high-grade polyester fabric, a comfortable neoprene handle and a durable swivel hook made of zinc alloy, your pooch will stand out in this beautiful and bright leash. This budget-friendly option even features a reflective logo to help keep you and your dog safe on walks in low visibility.
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Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).
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