Top 10 Summer Essentials For Your Dog
Summer holidays are around the corner and school is finally out, which means your dog is in for one awesome summer! Here are some of our favorite products to keep your pooch happy when the sun is out.
For camping trips and BBQs, remember that your pooch is also susceptible to unpleasant mosquito bites. But, unlike you, it’s not just about pesky scratchiness for your best friend. Heartworm disease, a potentially fatal condition that’s becoming worryingly widespread, is transmitted to dogs only through a bite of a mosquito. Through bite, the insect transfers the parasite that can ultimately wreak havoc on your pet’s body and health. Keep him protected with this super-effective mosquito repellent that is chemical-free and plant-based. It’s effective but not harsh- it’s safe for both your canine and kid!
Keep the pesky pests away with Vet’s Best Natural Mosquito Repellent Spray.
The Green Shop’s non-toxic cooling pad requires no water, refrigeration or even electricity to work. It’s the patented pressure activated gel technology that will keep your pupper feeling fresh and breezy on hot summer afternoons. Simply store it in a safe place and pull it to provide a fresh haven for your dog to chill out on for 3-4 hours. The pad is available in 5 sizes to accommodate all pooches- from small to X-large.
Let your canine stay cool with The Green Pet Shop Dog Cooling Mat.
Forget bringing an extra bowl for Fido in your backpack when you’re hiking with your pooch in tow. This nifty water bottle hands from a tether from your bike, backpack or stroller and easily unfolds to refresh your dog when necessary. Doubling as a water bowl, it will be convenient for your pet to drink from it and it won’t be a hassle to store.
Stay hydrated in the heat with ANPETBEST Dog Water Bottle.
What better way to enjoy the gorgeous summer weather than to let Fido have a refreshing dip in the pool? Keep him happy and safe with this reflective flotation device -aka, a life jacket! Your pooch will get a fun day in the water and you’ll have a peace of mind.
Be buoyant with Outward Hound Granby RipStop Dog Life Jacket.
Yes, that’s right, even dogs need protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays! For every kind of dog (especially light-skinned ones who have short fur), be sure to apply this non-greasy, quick dry sunscreen.
Have fun in the sun and stay safe with Eli-Pet Sun Protector.
6. Dog Tent
Let your canine be the King (or Queen!) of the castle with this high-quality pet tent. This pop-up dog tent is a replica of your classic camping tent, complete with its own storage bag and comfy sleeping pad. Your dog can enjoy all the joys of camping in their own tent– it’s comfy enough for them to nap in and there’s room for water and food, too. And, on the plus side, you won’t have to deal with track marks in your tent!
Set up camp with Winterial Outdoor Pop-Up Pet Tent.
7. Pool Toy
Why should all the humans have all the fun in the water? Entertain your giant puppy with this stain- and tear-resistant pool float that is both fun and functional, since it helps keep Rover cool while in the pool. And not to mention it’s hecking adorable seeing your precious doggo float around on a giant colorful paw. The only thing that remains is to whip up some puppy cocktails for your pampered canine!
Prepare for a pool party with KOOLTAIL Paw Dog Pool Float.
8. Cooling Vest
Yet another ingenious way to keep your dog chilly- this lightweight vest will cool off your pet in the dog days of summer. Simply soak it in cool water for a minute or two, wring it and put it on your pooch for 5 to 10 hours of refreshing coolness. The HyperKewl technology changes the dog’s body heat as water slowly evaporates to maintain optimal temperature. To boot, this innovative cooling vest comes in 6 different sizes so there’s a fit for every canine- from extra small to extra, extra large.
Cozy up for coolness with TechNiche International Evaporative Cooling Dog Coat.
For pet parents who want to keep their dog’s water icy cold when their dogs want nothing more than to lounge for hours on the patio, this water bowl is the perfect one for you. You won’t have to constantly refill with chilled water or worry your dog is sipping on lukewarm liquids in the heat of the afternoon. The ingenious technology of this dog bowl lies in its non-toxic insulated gel insert. You just pop it in the freezer and it will stay icy for up to 8 hours! It holds 2 cups of liquid, so it will definitely keep you covered for a while.
For frosty cold drinks, turn to gel-powered PETMAKER Ice Water Pet Bowl.
No one enjoys the smell of a stinky wet dog collar after Fido has rolled around in mud, water, and repeated. And what’s summer for a dog if they don’t get to have this routine? Of course, that doesn’t mean you have to put up with the stench that follows. Keep Fido fresh with ultra-chic, waterproof collars that come in a variety of fun patterns. The best part, though, that none of that stinkiness will cling to it- just rinse it if anything gets caked on it and you’re all set.
Start off summer stylish and stink-free with Kurgo Waterproof Muck Dog Collar.