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Summer Essentials

We’ve rounded up our favourite picks this summer, Modern Dog tested and approved!

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Make the most of the season with our favourite, tested and approved picks. Life is short! Have fun!

Dog with Doodle Couture denim pocket harness

1. Denim for days! The Showstopper Light Denim Pocket Harness from Doodle Couture is a dream. A fully adjustable fit, safety reflectors, and pocket will make this a favourite. $35,

2. Water sports, anyone? Keep your dog safe with the Adventure Life Jacket from ZippyPaws. Dense foam panels help your dog effortlessly stay afloat. Reflective stripes add extra visibility, and padded handles on the back of the jacket let your lift dog if needed. Available in six sizes. From $20,

Dogs sitting on dog bed in front of a tent in the campground

3. Keep cozy no matter where you roam! Kurgo’s super-comfy Loft Wander Dog Bed has lots of loft but rolls right up, sleeping bag-style, for easy travel. A durable, water-resistant, ripstop top and waterproof bottom means it can handle wet dogs and the great outdoors! Camping, anyone? From $64,

Dog Jumping in the water with Hot Dog All Dressed Hydro Collar

4. The perfect collar for summer adventures! Goodbye stinky collars—the Hydro Collars from Hot Dogs All Dressed are waterproof and made to withstand serious wear. Choose your favourite vibrant colour and add charms for extra flair! From $23,


Dog hiking wearing a Hurtta Trail Pack

5. Hit the trails! The versatile Trail Pack from Hurtta is the perfect harness/daypack combo, ideal for hiking, trekking, and travelling! The removable pack lets your dog carry her own gear, while the fully adjustable harness can be used for walks or as a safety harness in the car. From $115, 

Dog sitting in Bowsers Pet Urban Lounger in front of pool

6. Outdoor lounging at its finest! Sleek and streamlined, Bowsers Pet Products’ Urban Lounger comes in a variety of durable, upholstery-grade outdoor fabrics that are water, mold, mildew, and stain resistant! From $165,

Dog lying on Le Dog Company leather dog bed

7. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie. Le Dog Company’s gorgeously minimal leather dog beds feature cooling gel memory foam on top of a human-grade orthopedic mattress to keep your dog cool while relieving pressure points. Plus, simply wipe to clean! From $329,

Bad Tags dog tags

8. Tags with Personality Plus. From funny to irreverent, choose from Bad Tags’ lightweight dog tags to show off your pup’s unique personality. Their camping-themed tags are perfect for four-legged outdoor enthusiasts. $20 per tag,

This article originally appeared in the award-winning Modern Dog magazine. Subscribe today!


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