Puppy Bumpers Stop Dogs From Slipping Through Fences and Gates
I live in a condo where each unit has its own rooftop patio. Oscar, being the curious soul that he is, thinks there are treasures waiting to be discovered beyond the fence on my neighbor’s patio. He gazes through the widely-spaced fence posts, patiently plotting his getaway. And being a few floors up, I’m anxious that he’ll actually squeeze through the posts and make good on his escape plans. But it seems like I’m not the only one with this problem – that’s why Puppy Bumper were invented.
Puppy Bumpers are stuffed safety collars that attach to your dog’s existing collar. It keeps your dog from squeezing between fence or balcony rails, or if he’s super stealthy, from slipping out under gates. I think that these are perfect for smaller dogs. I want to let my dog outside for some fresh air, but it’s impossible to keep an eye out on him constantly. The Puppy Bumper ensures that he stays put on my patio and off the roof top where he could get into trouble.
Made using 100% cotton fabric and polyester fiberfill, the Puppy Bumper is light and sits comfortably around your dog’s neck. To keep it on, the Puppy Bumper has ribbon loops on the inside of the neck hole. Your dog’s collar slips through the ribbon loops to hold it on securely. You dog doesn’t need to wear it all the time – just when he’s outside, enjoying the fresh air in the comfort of his own yard, patio or porch. With the Puppy Bumper in place, there’s no way your dog can pull a Houdini under a gate or through the fence posts. And added bonus is that if the Puppy Bumper gets dirty, just throw it in the wash.
There are a range of Puppy Bumpers to choose from, in different sizes and patterns. There are even ones that are made for dogs that are tough and active, as well as one that’s water resistant. Prices start at $24.95, and you can even buy a matching collar and leash (sold separately).
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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