Category Dogs

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Why Would Dogs Need Boots, And Other Dog Boot Questions Answered

Why would dogs ever need to wear protective booties? Humans are increasing the rate in which they incorporate pets into their activities. There was a time when pets would simply wait at home for us to return from our adventures. Thanks to dog-specific gear that allows dogs to keep up with our own gear-enhanced activities, […]

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Best Dog Boots For Summer Adventure – The Grip Trex™ Boots

As the temperatures rise, we start to receive questions from our fans about which dog boot we recommend for summer adventures. While some typically think of using dog boots for winter applications, there are numerous reasons why dog boots are a great idea during the summer months. If you are looking for boots to protect […]

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Top Ten Tips for Standup Paddling with Your Dog

Ruffwear Ambassador and author of “How To SUP With Your PUP“, Maria Christina Schultz, offers up her Top Ten Tips for Standup Paddling with Your Dog. Always make your dog wear a life jacket. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about why dogs should wear life jackets in the water. On paddleboards, the […]

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KEEP YOUR DOG COOL WITH THE SWAMP COOLER™ COOLING DOG VEST

Summer is officially here, and with it, the warm temperatures. Your dog still wants to play but is panting and not quite as enthusiastic halfway through your normal daily walk, run or ride and seeks shade like a magnet. The challenge for dogs is that they do not have the ability to really sweat across […]

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Summer Solstice Brings Summer Adventure For Dogs

This Saturday, June 21st, is the Summer Solstice – a day that marks the first day of summer for us in the northern hemisphere and brings on the longest day of the year. The Summer Solstice marks yet another period of change. Changes in the season, changes in the earth’s orientation with the sun and […]

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What’s In A Name – The Approach Pack

In the outdoor world, the approach is just the start of something grand. It is a necessary piece of any adventure puzzle. Whether tackling a peak, paddling a river or skiing a new couloir, you must start with the approach. The word conjures up images of a trail leading the way to a peak in […]

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