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    Updated on Feb 1, 2019. Posted on Jul 19, 2018

    22 Products That'll Make It Easier For Your Dog To Enjoy The Outdoors

    Whether you're heading to the park or the beach, going camping or hiking, here's all the stuff that'll have you and your pup covered on your next adventure.

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    1. A travel mug for your pup, so they'll be hydrated no matter where the day takes them.

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    Promising review: "First vacation with the pup and this is a must-have for all pet owners. we filled up with ice and water before we headed out then added more water when needed. It fits great it the car's cup holders too. Very happy to have and review this item — yes, you have to hold and squeeze to use but that's part of what makes this easy for travel the water comes out when you squeeze and goes back in for safe keeping when not in use." —ccvine

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

    2. A hands-free leash with zipper pouch that'll make it easy to jog (or hey, even walk) with an especially strong pup who loves to pull.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I like that this hands-free leash gave me more control over my large-breed dogs that pull. This leash is a good length and does not give your dog too much of a lead, it allows me to gain control over them quickly and safely. One of the handles is placed about 8 inches from the clip and I can grab this quickly if there is danger around or a change that my dog might lunge at a passing person or dog. The leash never gets stuck underneath my dog's belly, which I love!! The hardware is made well and I trust the clips even when walking dogs 50 pounds and over. The waist belt is adjustable to any size, the multiple D rings allow for more clips, helpful when walking more then one dog. I use this leash five days a week,I’m completely satisfied. The pouch fits my keys, dog treats, Chapstick, and dog poop bags. I recommend this leash and I will be buying more pet supplies from this seller in the future." —Gina Dog Walker

    Get it from Amazon for $12.89 (available in two colors).

    3. Sunscreen to protect your pooch while they're having all the fun in the sun.

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    The product is FDA-compliant and designed for dogs (and horses!) with short, thin, and/or light hair and white or pink skin, and those subjected to excessive sun exposure.

    Promising review: "As you can see in the pictures, my little Joey loves the sun. He has light skin, and has yet to get a sunburn/tan in this Texas sun since using this stuff. The spray makes it easy to apply to his belly even while he's squirming around in my arms! I honestly don't know why he has an issue with it; it's a very quiet spray. Maybe he just doesn't like smelling good! (This stuff smells much better than human sunscreen if you ask me!) I use the leftovers on my hands from rubbing his belly to cover his ears. I only put it on his belly and ears, since that's where he's bald. It doesn't leave your hands sticky just as long as you use soap while washing it off of your hands. Also, my dog licks his belly/wee-wee a lot, but he doesn't lick this sunscreen off, it may even deter him from licking himself, which is great! Overall great product!" —Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    4. A backpack that your dog can wear when you go hiking or camping — so they can lend a paw when it comes to carrying all their crap around.

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    The pack features two main zipper side compartments with semi-open pockets — perfect for carrying food, water, treats, poop bags, and more.

    Promising review: "Our chocolate lab is 57 lbs. This backpack fits perfectly with more room to spare. The previous backpacks we bought all tended to move to one side when she shakes or starts walking — this particular design with additional loop around the neck helps stabilize the bag and is very easy to put on." —Sup

    Get it from Amazon for $32.98+ (available in three colors).

    5. Their very own tent (!) to give them their own space when you're ruffing it outdoors.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Dior LOVES her tent! It was perfect for our eclipse camping trip. She took naps in it and just hung out in it while we all hung out playing card games and such." —Aly Daher

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    6. A rechargeable LED-light collar that'll help with visibility at night — and/or prepare them for the dog rave happening later.

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    The collar is 70 cm long but can be cut to fit your pup's size.

    Promising review: "I love these so I bought three total — they really glow brightly and you are able to size it perfectly. He’s all black and all I see at night in dark places is his collar glowing like a UFO!" —Jeffrey Straight

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    7. And a clip-on light for additional reassurance when you're hangin' with your best bud after dark.

    amazon.com

    The water-resistant clip has a 20-hour battery life.

    Promising review: "The best thing I have purchased. I bought along with a lighted safety collar. The two put together is AMAZING! You cannot lose him. He can be spotted everywhere on our property and so can our neighbors. As well be seen from anyone driving, which is great being that we do not have streetlights. I highly recommend this product and give it five stars!!!!" —Sweetpea

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in nine colors).

    8. A life jacket with dual handles and reflective piping so they can pawty safely all day long in the pool or in the sea.

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    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). We ordered a size small. For reference, he is only 9 pounds (which is in range for size XS), but all of his measurements put him in the small range. I was worried it would be too big, but he fits (almost) perfectly in the small since the straps cinch him in. It's a little big in the back, but he's still young so he's got room to grow." —Kristina Circelli

    Get it from Amazon for $12+ (available in sizes XS-XL).

    9. A misting fan to keep both you and your doggo cool when the temps heat up and there's no AC in sight.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a lifesaver in the hot and humid Florida summer. The battery compartment look flimsy but it survived abuse from a 6-year-old boy for two weeks. My wife got the great idea to add ice into the bottle to make it much more pleasant when using the spray. Just make sure to keep the battery compartment dry, otherwise the metal there might rust." —J

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88+ (available in six colors).

    10. A natural flea and tick repellant so they can frolic without fear of nasty pests killin' their vibe.

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    Promising review: "This spray works really good!! And smells fantastic!!

    It's useful to use as a secondary flea prevention. I also give my dog the flea pills. The pills only work under normal circumstances... We live in the woods of Michigan. The flea and ticks create quite the challenge for us!! My wolfdog is outside as much as in. She has a very thick and long coat. I have to stay on top of it daily... I spray it on my dog when she's scratching those fleas. And it works almost instantly!! It also is all-natural, no chemicals, which I find very important!!! I'm a vet tech, and know the dangers of chemicals in flea prevention products. Natural is the best. This product gets my seal of approval!!! 👍" —Marash

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    11. The Zip Flight, a lightweight, unsinkable fetch toy that'll fly through the air and float in the water — so nothing will stand in the way between your pupper and their beloved toy!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It is very durable, water-resistant, and my dog has found various ways to catch it. The donut hole in the middle helps her to grab it by putting her nose through it. It doesn't absorb water, so very beach-friendly." —BellaLuvs

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95+ (available in two sizes).

    12. A special pupper seatbelt to keep them safe on the car ride to whenever you're headed.

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    Promising review: "On 2/8/17 my service dog and I were in a terrible accident. We spun on black ice into a concrete median, into a semi, and back into the concrete again. I was wearing my seat belt and walked away with just minor scrapes and bruises. Thanks to this device my service dog was not thrown from the vehicle and walked away with only a bruised paw. I almost lost my best friend and lifeline but thanks to this purchase and a safety harness I'm happy to say we're both here today!" —TeagenQueen613

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in five colors).

    13. And a handy seat cover that'll protect your car from being covered in pet hair or anything the dog drags in after a day in the great outdoors.

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    Promising review: "This is an amazing product. This works wonderfully for the back of the truck for my Siberian husky (who sheds like CRAZY). It keeps my car clean from fur, dirt, and even mud. My husky is gets quite hyper and moves all over the car, but this product is HIGHLY DURABLE. What I love about this product is its ability to be easily moved and fit in any car. So, if I ask someone to look after my dog(s) I don't feel so bad about letting them use it! Plus the pockets on it are great for toys, treats, a leash, a ball, or other items. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!" —Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in standard and XL sizes).

    14. A collapsible pet food bowl so meal time on the go is a breeze.

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    Promising review: "Took these camping/hiking with us. Worked great. Easy to fold up and carry. The clips were great to hang off hiking gear We have a large dog and he seemed fine to eat and drink from them. Did not leak, and stayed upright. Zero complaints." —Vetia

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    15. A pair of water-resistant, anti-slip boots with reflective Velcro, for the xtreme-adventure pup who could use a little protection on their sensitive paws.

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    Promising review: "My husband has a service dog, and as such he's out in the hot summer, on concrete and asphalt every single day. We don't want his feet to burn so he wears shoes. We had tried a few from local stores, but could not find any big enough or that stayed on.These have been great! We bought the largest size for Tango (he is almost one year, and 76 lbs). They stay on and provide excellent protection and grip." —Katie

    Get them from Amazon for $35.99 (available in eight sizes and four colors).

    16. A convenient pouch for carrying all their essentials, because you wanted an excuse for a fanny pack anyway — here's one as good as ever.

    amazon.com

    The pouch can also be worn over your shoulder.

    Promising review: "The large main compartment is a pretty light green nylon that pulls all the way out so you can empty crumbs and wipe it clean.

    It easily held a baggie of small reward treats and some larger biscuits for my Dachshund, along with a roll of dog waste bags, some folded paper towels, my wristlet purse, cell phone, keys, small flashlight, and a collapsible water bowl. The main treat pouch has a draw cord with a push bead that keeps the opening the size you want or close it all the way, especially if you set it down where little noses will try to poke in and help themselves. There are three other sections to carry essentials and leave your hands free. As a large general-purpose dog-walking pouch, I feel this is an excellent choice." —SandC Tayor

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    17. A Paw Plunger paw cleaner to prevent brown paw prints from decorating your floors or car after frolicking outside.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Best money I've ever spent on a dog with feet. We have a goldendoodle with curly hair and large paws, and a brand-new yard on the coast that is 95% sand. In the past three months I've been wiping his paws ineffectively and spending most of my housekeeping time sweeping/vacuuming all the sand that he brings in. Our new veterinarian, upon hearing me whine about the situation, recommended I buy this product because she uses it with her own dogs. From the first time I used it I was sold! It looks like one of those oversized water jugs you can get at a convenience store, with a fitted insert for paws and legs. I stuck my hand (and my kids') inside to try it out and the bristles inside are very soft, and will not hurt sensitive paw pads. I wish I'd found this years ago; it would have saved my sanity and my floors many times over. I've already recommended it to my friends and family with dogs who understand the struggle." —Heather

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

    18. A roller toy you can stash treats in so they'll be occupied for hours on your next trip to the park or beach.

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    Promising review: "I was searching for a great toy for my pit bull (8 months old) and decided on this toy. He is a chewer, and destroys anything he can rip apart. I went with the green XL-size ball, and he just loves it. It has some weight to it, and he still picks it up and runs around with it with ease. I try to only let him play with it while supervised, and so far it is still in one piece! After a month now. When you throw it, it rolls, does not bounce. Hope this helps." —DZ

    Get it from Amazon for $4.95+ (available in five sizes and assorted colors).

    19. A cute, comfy, and Instagram-ready front-facing bag to tote your pup around on adventures.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This item is perfect for my 20 lb. corgi mix! He has short legs and a club foot, so he can't walk very far. My boyfriend and I love to hike, and would love to take him with us. This pack was perfect for our two-day hiking trip. Our pup was super secure, and he was smiling the whole time he was in there. It was also easy on our back. Highly recommended." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95+ (available in sizes XS-L and in five colors).

    20. A compact first-aid kit you can clip right onto your dog's leash that'll have you prepared for any emergency situation.

    amazon.com

    The kit includes a pet first-aid pamphlet, latex-free exam gloves, first-aid tape, three gauze pads, a PBT bandage gauze roll, four antiseptic wipes, two patch adhesive bandages, and one elastic bandage.

    Promising review: "I purchased this because I like the small size of the kit. There is a plastic bag inside the kit that holds all the items together. That seemed redundant so to save space I removed that bag and just placed everything back into the orange kit. On the back there is a little opening if you want to use it for doggie bags. I purchased this little bottle of Miracle Care Kwik Stop Styptic Powder, 0.5 oz., which fits into a full brand-new first aid kit. You don't really need much else. It has come in handy at the dog park for a bite and torn nail (both on other dogs)." —Ken

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    21. Joint supplements for your senior dog that could have them feeling like a spring chicken (spring puppy?) again and ready for a rollicking good time outdoors.

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    The chews are grain-free and GMO-free.

    Promising review: "Our dogs Mr. Darcy and Gatsby LOVE these treats and I love that they are good for them. Joint health is especially important in large older dogs like them so I'm thrilled to have found a tasty, affordable supplement for them. To top it all off, the ingredients are well tolerated even in my fur baby with food allergies. I also love be the adorable, sturdy, resealable packaging!" —Christine M. Riley

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99.

    22. And a lightweight, collapsible all-terrain stroller to transport your furry BFF or give them a break after a busy day — in *the* cutest freakin' way.

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    The stroller can accommodate pets up to 75 lbs.

    Promising review: "REALLY well made, sturdy pet stroller, and one of the ONLY ones that hold a pet up to 75 lbs! We can take our Great Dane rescue puppy everywhere with us, until she outgrows the stroller at 75 lbs, which won't be for a while, and then it will be perfect and roomy for our senior dog. Easy to collapse, and travel with. You can take your pet anywhere and nobody says, 'No dogs allowed,' because it's the perceived the same way as a teacup dog in a shoulder bag. We bring her to gymnastics, the mall, and all restaurants with outdoor or mall seating, which is REALLY fun, because she gets SO much attention and socialization! Whether you have a puppy who you can't bear to leave at home, or a big senior dog, this stroller is life-changing. The large rubber wheels and sturdy metal frame make it very safe, fabric is thick and easy to wipe clean. I'm sure it will last for a LONG time. Great product." —Sylvia

    Get it from Amazon for $174.98+ (available in three colors).

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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