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Hurtta Summit Parka
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Review of the Hurtta Summit Parka

A Guest Post by Melanie White Melanie and her husband, Kevin Goldberg, are avid trail runners and outdoor enthusiasts. Recent transplants to Colorado from New York City, they can be found most weekends exploring the mountains with their faithful furry companions, Maxine and Charlotte. Together, they chronicle their adventures via…

Ruffwear Polar Trex Review
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Ruffwear Polar Trex Review – Winter Dog Boots

Does Your Dog Need Snow Boots? If your dog has long hair between her toes, and you live in an area with snow, then you’ve probably witnessed your dog being plagued by frustrating and even painful snowballs. Some dogs will work so hard to remove the snowballs from their feet,…

2017 Holiday Gift Guide
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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Updated 11/30/2018 – We still dig the items on this previous gift guide so we’ve updated some links and images. We’ve also noted some alternatives to now discontinued products. Looking for the perfect gift for the dog lover (or dog!) in your life this holiday season? Look no further! We’ve…

Rex Specs
Adventure Lifestyle Product Reviews

Rex Specs:  Canine Eye Protection in Extreme Conditions

If you follow adventure-dog accounts on social media, then most likely you’ve noticed a rise in popularity of Rex Specs: goggles designed specifically for dogs. Like us, you may have thought to yourself: “ok, so they look cool, but is it just a gimmick to get more followers?”  We were…

Ruffwear Track Jacket and Beacon Review
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Review of the Ruffwear Track Jacket and Beacon

Fall is here in full force, and the days are already shortening. Once the time change is here, getting out in the daylight becomes harder and harder, particularly during the workweek. Whether your fall adventures with your dog include road running near traffic, off-leash hikes, or mountain biking in the…

Hurtta Savior Dog Life Jacket
How to Guides Paddling Product Reviews

Dog Life Jackets – Why and What to Look For

Why Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket I have two labs. To say they love the water is to say Cookie Monster is just fond of cookies. If we drive or walk by a beach they dance around and cry, not able to focus on anything except getting in. Both…

floating fetch toys
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Review of the Updated Ruffwear Floating Fetch Toys

With their Fall release, Ruffwear gave their soft, floating fetch toys a facelift with bright new colors. Being our favorite dog toys for fetching, we jumped at the chance to get our hands on them a few weeks early and put them through the paces along the shores of Lake…

Ruffwear Cooling Gear
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Review of Ruffwear Evaporative Cooling Gear

For many of us, Summer is an exciting season that opens up all sorts of new adventuring opportunities.  However, many dogs don’t share our excitement for warmer weather.  Bella slows her pace down significantly in the heat, and she oftentimes requires several hours of napping following a warm excursion that…