Help your pup beat the heat with these nifty and new products to keep dogs cool and comfy just in time for summer’s hottest days. From tasty cool treats to the latest in innovative cooling gear, it’s all here. Get ’em while it’s hot! Your dog will thank you for it.
As always, Woof Report product picks are handpicked and not advertisements.
|Whip up a batch of adorable mini bones for a cool and all-natural frozen summer treat for your pup with Freezy Pups. Awarded the prestigious “Best in Show” Award for new products at the 2011 Global Pet Expo, these make-’em-yourself treats are a great alternative to ordinary biscuits. Available in four dog-approved, organic gourmet flavors: White Cheddar Cheese, Juicy Apple, Sweet Potato ‘n Maple, and Chicken Soup, $19.99 for a kit with one bone-shaped ice cube tray and a sample packet of four flavors, and $8.99 for refill packets.|
|Cool off your hot dog with the Kool Dogz Ice Treat Maker. One part entertainment, one part hydration, this reusable kit let’s you make customized cool treats for your dog. Just fill the treat maker with treats and toys and pop it in the freezer. Once frozen, remove and place the ice block on the base, and stick it in the grass for easy access. Then watch your dog gladly lick away at the ice and cool off, $19.95.|
|With the versatile Cool Down Doggie Misting Leash, water for your pup is on-hand and stored within the reservoir mounted to the leash handle. Refresh your pup on walks or out-and-about with water to drink, and even better, with a cool misting spray, $22.50.|
Thank you to Marge & Snooper for the tip about this product.
|The top-rated and high tech Ruffwear Swamp Cooler vest offers cooling protection in three layers: The bottom layer keeps your dog cool, the middle layer stores cool water and transfers heat away from your dog, and the top air-mesh layer accelerates evaporation to release heat. Just wet the vest, wring it out, outfit your dog, and help him him beat the heat! In four sizes, $49.95.|
Receive free ground shipping from FetchDog with coupon: CAA6358, and through 09/02/2011.
|Keep your dog hydrated and happy with this snazzy collapsible and expandable Popware for Petsportable dog bowl. Colorful and cool, it comes with its own clip so you can latch it to your belt loop, backpack, or leash. It’s perfect for pups and people on the go – just pop it open to fill it up, $7.99.|
Also, check out the innovative www.instabol.com, a reusable plastic panel that turns any quart size bag into a bowl instantly, $3.99 for two.
Find even more summertime goodies for your pup in Woof Report’s past tip, Cool Stuff for Your Hot Dog
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