For their 2016 Spring release, Ruffwear introduced an updated version of the Grip Trex Dog Boots, here’s what we dig about these new boots.
While the colors schemes with matching sole colors are more flashy than previous versions of the Grip Trex boots, the biggest and most positive change in our opinion is the added flexibility of the sole. Ruffwear took the insanely durable Vibram sole, made it even more flexible than before and made the boot even lighter. Big dogs will be more comfortable in the boot but the lighter weight and increased flexibility made it more appropriate for smaller dogs too. The Grip Trex will now also come in 1.5″ and 1.75″ sizes to accommodate the smaller adventure dogs!
The detailing on the boots is great; you’ll find ample reflective patches for low light safety.
The mesh top has a really tight weave to keep debris out while ventilating the paw and allowing water to pass back out if your dog hops in the stream while on the trail or uses the boots around the pool at home.
We’re offering the boots in all three colors – Blue Spring and Red Currant if you like the extra flash and Obsidian Black if you prefer a more subdued color scheme. We also offer the boots in singles in addition to the full sets to accommodate dogs whose back feet are smaller than their front.
Grip Trex Dog Boots are a Good Fit For –
- Hiking and backpacking on rugged terrain
- Protection from sharp and rough stone like lava rock and exposed granite
- Protection from cactus needles and thorns
- Heat in the Summer and salt in the Winter
- On slippery surfaces where traction is needed
- If your dog puts high mileage on the boots – you won’t find a better sole
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