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    Updated on Aug 7, 2020. Posted on Aug 7, 2020

    15 Products From Amazon For Dogs Who Just *Love* To Swim

    Your dog's schedule: wake up, bark, swim, repeat.

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    1. An extra-large inflatable raft that can support dogs up to 110 pounds. That means if you have a small dog, they can totally invite their puppy friend over to join them on their float party!,

    Promising review: "My dog Bear always wants to go into the pool but he is afraid. He climbed right onto the float and now he loves being able to swim/float with us in the pool! If we push him a little bit, then he enjoys surfing on the float from one end of the pool to another. Very sturdy and thick material for his claws. Highly recommend!" –Stacy M Buxton

    Get it from Amazon for $47.99.

    2. A fetch toy perfect for days at the pool, beach, or lake. It's made out of nylon, rubber, and EVA foam, so it's gentle on your dog's gums and teeth but durable enough to stay intact even after hours and hours of play time.

    Dog running with toy in their mouth

    Promising review: "My dog loves this toy. It is very well-made and we play tug and it stays intact. It will float for days....doesn’t sink at all." –MAJOR

    Get it from Amazon for $12.49.

    3. Or a chew toy that doubles as a skipping stone so your dog can play fetch at the lake until they wear themselves out.

    Kid throwing toy while a dog chases after it

    Promising review: "Our two dogs love these skipping stones. We have a GSD/lab mix and an Australian Shepherd and they both carry these with them everywhere we go. They love chasing after them on land or in water. Other people have written that they were concerned about the size of the stones for larger dogs but our two large breed dogs have never given us any concern for choking hazards while playing with them. We recommend these constantly to our friends who have dogs that destroy toys. These are nearly indestructible. We still have the pair we bought last summer and they’re still in decent condition." –Goldenis

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $12.99.

    4. A pair of waterproof booties to protect your pup's precious paws from getting roughed up during a full day of swimming.,

    My dog loves to soak on the top step of our pool, but when we start splashing around, he gets excited and starts running around on the hot ground around the pool. Within 20 minutes, his paws would start bleeding, and we'd have to take him inside. But once we bought these booties, he can move from being in the pool to running around with ease. The Velcro is very secure, they provide great traction on slippery surfaces, and he also looks really cute with them on!

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in five sizes).

    5. A life vest available in a range of sizes so no matter if you have a Yorkie or a full-size poodle, your dog can go for a safe swim.,

    Promising review: "Great lifejacket! I ordered this for my mini long-haired dachshund, who tries hard but is not a strong swimmer. He's able to stay afloat with this vest (we're still working on keeping his head above water, but the neck piece on this vest helps a lot)." –Kristina Circelli

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in three different styles for beginner, intermediate, or expert swimmers).

    6. Or a cute life jacket that comes in either a shark or a mermaid design so your pup can doggy paddle through the waves in style.,

    Promising review: "Absolutely perfect! I have a 22-pound corgi and got her a medium. It's great because it is very adjustable. The straps are actually very long. I was afraid it would be too big because of that, but they adjust way down and it fits great! My corgi has a docked tail, so when she wiggles her butt the mermaid tail is sitting on top of her nub and also wiggles. It's adorable! 🤣" –Afarrell6

    Get it from Amazon for $23.89+ (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors).

    7. A traction pad so you can safely take your four-legged friend on your next stand-up paddle boarding adventure.,

    Promising review: "Couldn't be happier with this product. Our dog has been paddling with us for three to four years now and he has slipped off a few times and often seems cautious of it happening again. We received this quickly and at a great price. I was impressed with the way it was shipped, the size, and the quality of the pad itself. It was also very easy/simple to apply. Our dog now seems comfortable and even more relaxed than ever. He sits a lot more on the board than he ever has. He even seems to know that it is his designated spot. We love it and highly recommend it to anyone that SUPs with their dog." Todd

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    8. An adorable floating squeaker toy available in cute sea creature shapes like sharks or turtles. Fair warning: after giving your dog one of these, they might never want to leave the pool.


    Promising review: "I have two pitbull mixes that are power chewers and I cannot believe how well this toy has held up! They destroy just about every toy in a matter of minutes but this has lasted surprisingly well. Love that they can play with it in the pool and they also carry it to the porch to tug on. There’s a few chew marks and they did manage to tear off the little yellow arms but overall I’m super impressed and happy with this for the price!" –Haley

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49 (available in three designs).

    9. Or an indestructible Jolly Ball that also floats in the water. And you can let your dog tug allll they want on the rope., Amazon

    Promising review: "My pup loves her Jolly Ball when she swims! Rugged yet soft enough to grab! It's truly her best friend (other than me of course.)" –Debbiemadison

    Get it from Amazon for $15.03 (available in three sizes and four colors).

    10. A dog water bottle so you can easily transport drinkable water to the beach or lake to keep your dog hydrated as they splash around.,

    Promising review: "This is the BEST water bottle I have found on the market. It has a locking mechanism so that there's no leaks or spills. It has a straw attached on the inside so that you can get every last drop. A foldable bowl for the dog to easily drink out of. And it makes it smaller in size which is easier to carry around. A strap to carry from your belt loop, wrist, backpack loop, etc. Love the color options as well. This is a must have!" –Michael C

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97 (available in three colors).

    11. A foldable pool that's the perfect size for your four-legged friend to splash around in on a hot summer day.,

    Promising review: "I normally never write a review. But for this I feel it's necessary. My big boy loves it. I purchased the largest size, just so he would have plenty of room to move around. My dog is 110 pounds and is 15 years old. It's easy for him to get in, which has been a problem in the past with the larger hard plastic blue pools. Maybe it was the excitement of a new pool, but he did it. I must say, so glad I decided to purchase this. I would buy it 100 more times! Highly recommend!" –A.L.M.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.49+ (available in sizes S–2XL).

    12. Or a sprinkler pad, if your dog's favorite part of swimming is chomping at the water when their humans splash them.,

    Promising review: "We're already hitting triple digits in Arizona and I wish I'd found this wonderful splash pad years ago. Both of our dogs lost their minds with happiness when I set this up. They had a fantastic playtime with both the fountain effect and just tromping around inside the pool. Great way for them to cool off and get some exercise when it's just too hot for their normal trail runs." –Kayce

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99.

    13. A durable flying disc that floats in the water and can withstand all the wear and tear of your dog's chompers.

    Dog holding frisbee in their mouth

    Promising review: "This Hyper Pet brand has a strong cloth-covered rubber rim that’s a bit sturdier than the other discs we’ve bought. Also the nylon material seems to be stronger. My husband claims that he can throw the Hyper Pet Fetch Toy further and with more control." –Linniecat

    Get it from Amazon for $10.22 (color chosen at random).

    14. A cute dog-sized microfiber towel with a hood perfect for your pup to snuggle up in after an exhausting day of swimming.

    Dog snuggled under the towel

    Promising review: "This towel absorbs so much water!!! I have a dog with a VERY thick undercoat, so she stays wet even after you think you've dried her. I can't keep the dog out of the water (lake, pool, sprinklers, puddle) and is always wet. And a wet dog smells..... this towel take care of that. She loves the towel so much that when she sees it she immediately stands perfectly so that you can dry every inch of her body. This towel has eliminated the need for me to blow dry the dog before allowing her to be in the house. Loved the towel so much I purchased one for the other pup who doesn't enjoy the water as much but does enjoy a nice bath. These towels have saved me time and many headaches, absolutely love them!!!" –D G

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

    15. A loading dock that you can attach to your boat so your dog can easily get back on board after swimming in the lake.

    Promising review: "I needed a platform to help my dog climb the boat ladder a little better. The Load-a-Pup worked like a charm! It supports the weight of my 115-pound lab and myself (170 pounds) with no problem. The rungs of our pontoon ladder were too wide to use the metal mounting bracket that is supposed to go over a rung, so I instead just trusted the included straps to hold the step. Worked perfectly!" –Kali

    Get it from Amazon for $152.

    Now your pup will be set for a fun-filled day of swimming...or a relaxing day floating on the pool. Whatever they prefer.


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