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Dog Gear: 15 Awesome Accessories for Man’s Best Friend

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Jun 13, 2014

Category: Gear

They say a dog is a man’s best friend, and we wholeheartedly agree. There are times in life when you will be stressed, unhappy, and frustrated, but Fido will always be by your side ensuring that you are never alone. A friend this loyal deserves to be taken care of. Every day we scour the web for the best gear and gadgets for us guys, and now it’s your pup’s turn to get in on the action. This week we highlight 15 cool gadgets and accessories made just for Fido. We’ve got everything here from ball launchers to beer (non alcoholic of course).

Glowdoggie Illuminated LED Dog Collar

1. Glowdoggie Illuminated LED Dog Collar

Who says the fun has to stop when the sun goes down? This waterproof dog collar ensures that your pet pal will be seen at all hours of day or night. Seeing that these are the same dog collars uses by K-9 Search and Rescue units worldwide, you can expect nothing but the highest quality. The LED will also last 17 years. [Purchase]

Tagg Pet Tracker

2. Tagg Pet Tracker

We don’t know what we’d do if our dog were to “escape” from the backyard. Let this device keep an eye on your pooch while you’re at the office. The GPS based system allows you to set up a predetermined security zone, and when your dog breaches the virtual walls, you will instantly be notified via text or email. You can also locate your dog at a drop of a dime. [Purchase]

Dog Mansions

3. Dog Mansions

Isn’t it time that your pup starts living the high life? These made to order, high end luxury dog houses are crafted from top notch product including varnished wood and window glass that is nearly unbreakable. Don’t expect these to come cheap though. [Purchase]

K-9 Kannon Tennis Ball Launcher

4.  K-9 Kannon Tennis Ball Launcher

A fun twist on the classic game of fetch, the Hyper Pet made toy will send the tennis ball soaring ensuring that your dog tires out more quickly. The mini cannon also allows for hands free pickup, and comes equipped with extra ball storage. Just load, cock, and fire. [Purchase]

Sony Action Camera Dog Mount

5. Sony Action Camera Dog Mount

Next time you head out on an adventure with your dog, have him be the camera man. Compatible with Sony’s HD Action Cam, this device mounts to medium to large size dogs exceeding 33 pounds, creating a nice action video from a dog’s point of view. [Purchase]

Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Vest

6.  Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Vest

We love bringing our dogs with us everywhere we go, especially on outdoor excursions. Problem is that if you live in a desert like climate (or it’s just plain hot outside), your pet can suffer from heat exhaustion. Dip this device in cold water, wring it out, and strap it up to your dog – problem solved. [Purchase]

Rogz Grinz Smiling Dog Ball Toy

7.  Rogz Grinz Smiling Dog Ball Toy

A sure fire way to win Fido’s heart over is to participate in a nice game of fetch. While you could do that with any ball, this one reminds of us just how happy he is when you’re spending time with him. The ball was designed by  Porky Hefer Design, and can even be stuffed with dog treats. [Purchase]

Pet Peek Fence Window

8. Pet Peek Fence Window

It’s a big world out there, and your dog wants to experience it all. Unfortunately we can’t just let him roam the streets, but we can give him a nice front row seat of the neighborhood. The 9.5 inch dome will let your pet peer on the outside world. [Purchase]

Ruffwear Dog Packs

9. Ruffwear Dog Packs

Fido loves feeling like he’s helping his master out. So next time you embark upon an outdoor adventure, give him an important job title for the trip -K9 Gear Supervisor. These saddlebags are equipped with plenty of stash pockets for carrying everything from a leash to pickup bags, and thanks to the reflective trim you will even be able to find Fido in low light conditions. Ruffwear recommends that you keep the gear at 25-30% of the dog’s body weight.  [Purchase]

WaterDog Automatic Outdoor Pet Drinking Fountain

10. WaterDog Automatic Outdoor Pet Drinking Fountain

Dogs need to stay hydrated the same way humans do, and there’s no doubt they enjoy a fresh water source the same way too. This device features sonar proximity to detect when your dog is within 3 feet, allowing your pet pal the ability to drink fresh water all day long. [Purchase]

Bamboo Hammock Dog Bed

11. Bamboo Hammock Dog Bed

Every dog needs some nice  R and R, and what better way to do that than in a stylish bamboo constructed hammock? Equipped with a high quality, stain resistant suede cushion, this thing will knock your pet pal out for hours on end. [Purchase]

Canine Shower Stall

12. Canine Shower Stall

Some dogs love it, some dogs hate it – the dreaded bath time. One thing is for certain though. After a long week of digging up your plants, and rolling in dirt, your pup needs to be cleaned up. This shower stall is designed for all size dogs (thanks to the removable shelving system), features two integrated leashes, and a relaxing 16 water jet nozzles for a deep clean. [Purchase]

iFetch Automatic Ball Launcher

13. iFetch Automatic Ball Launcher

We’re not saying we’re lazy, we just love technology. We’re not always home to entertain to our furry friend, and this thing is perfect for those situations. It stays powered down until your pet drops the ball into the bowl at the top, and shoots out the other end, letting him/her play fetch while you’re M.I.A. It was designed for smaller breeds. [Purchase]

Ruffwear K-9 Float Coat

14. Ruffwear K-9 Float Coat

Trips to the lake and the river are the best, and you better believe your dog wants to be included in the daily activities. Now you can ensure that he/she will be safe with this float coat. This ultra durable vest comes equipped with reflective trim for increased visibility along with a reinforced handle to pull your pet out of the water. [Purchase]

rdm 0053 dog beer

15. Bowser Dog Beer

Don’t let the title deter you. We would never promote something that hurts our pet companion. The team at the Minnesota based 3 Busy Dogs created a special, non-alcoholic micro brew that has been bottled just for dogs. There are two meat infused flavors including Cock-a-Doodle brew and Beefy Brown Ale. [Purchase]

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