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Pamper the pooch

Aesop Animal Wash

He eats your food. He sleeps in your bed. Hell, he kisses your significant other more than you do. Yet you bathe your dog with a hose and a bottle of harsh, ineffective soap. Aesop Animal Wash ($35) is a bit of a splurge, for sure, but it's made

No teeth on these balls

The Varsity Ball

Your dog shreds his toys like Lindsay Lohan shreds career opportunities. No more. The Varsity Ball ($40) is a dog toy seemingly built by the makers of the M1 Abrams tank. Designed for active dogs (Bassett Hounds will probably just

Four wheels short of a dog RV

Mountainsmith K-9 Cube

Think about how much joy your pooch brings to your life (except for that time he chewed up your bespoke wing tips -- that was bad). Well, there's a way to pamper him that doesn't involve dressing him up like Beverly

The canine equivalent of a BFF bracelet

Stunt Puppy Go Dog Glo Collar

Your four-legged best friend has borne witness to a lot in your life -- new jobs, ex-girlfriends and the like -- so the least you can do is repay your pal with some decent doggy gear. The Stunt Puppy Go

Ruffin it

RuffBowl

While outfitting man's best friend with the basics (leash and water) is mandatory, over-accessorizing the poor pooch on walks and trips can dismantle dignity -- both his and yours. Lucky for you, the RuffBowl ($8) combines both of these

Fido Freezer

Chillspot Pet Bed

Our canine friends typically have it pretty good – sleeping through the day, chasing the occasional squirrel, barking at the mailman. Even so, when it's time for us to go to work, many pets wind up fighting the heat in the

Pooch Goop Galoshes

Musher’s Secret All-Season Paw Protection

A dog's paws can withstand all kinds of extreme conditions, but that doesn't mean traipsing around in the snow, hot sand, or grimy asphalt for long periods of time is good for them. One solution is to pick up some fido

Dogs in Cars

Everything looks better in slow motion -- or in this case cuter. If the toils of this week have left you drained or down, this five minute film depicting man's best friend living it up on the road is guaranteed to make you smile. It appears they enjoy the thrill

Perfect Pup Protection

Ruff Wear K-9 Overcoat

Just because your four-legged friend sports a coat year round, doesn't mean they're invincible to the cold. Knowing when your dog requires added protection depends on a variety of factors including, age, weight, fur-type, and height. Generally speaking, though, unless you

Don't Go, Fido.

Tagg Pet Tracker

Like it or not, technology has made it easier for the powers that be to keep track of our movements. So as long as we're killing personal privacy, shouldn't we at least leverage the same gear to keep tabs on our

Canine Shine

Glowdoggie LED Collars

Glowdoggie LED Collars ($45-$50) are designed to make b(raving) the elements with your four-legged friend a safer affair. Their integrated Superflux LEDs have a lifespan of 150,000 hours or roughly 81 dog years of use — providing owners and other

Good Design Unleashed

Kosoku Dog Leash

It’s amazing how much we take the basic designs of products for granted. Case in point, after seeing the Quirky-developed Kosoku, we’re now questioning why dog leashes have taken this long to evolve. The Kosoku Dog Leash ($40) features a

Lil' Snooze

Bow Wow Beds

Made entirely of durable Duck Canvas, the Bow Wow Bed ($20+) can be filled with your stuffing of choice (old pillows, memory foam, old shirts) to create a long-lasting chaise for good ol' Rover. The zipper-free construction is safe for

Where Design Meets Dog

Holden Designs Pet Bed

The Holden Designs pet bed ($250) is for those who demand that their four-legged friend's possessions match their own distinguished tastes. Constructed from bent-ply wood and coated in a walnut finish, its retro curves and white detailing certainly look better

Can Your Dog Learn a New Trick?

Doggie Fountain

After spending a long winter couped up, summer is the time for man's best friend to cut loose. Especially if you have a backyard that they can explore even when you're away at work. Dehydration though is certainly a concern that most

Healthy Eating Means Your Dog Too

Proportions Custom Canine Nutrition

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Eating healthier is no fad. Whether you're cutting down on processed foods or looking for more whole or organic ingredients, better nutrition is more important than ever. The problem is, we've forgotten about man's best friend. Your pooch isn't

The Ultimate Mutt-Mobile

Dog-Friendly Honda Element

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Tails are wagging at the news. This fall, Honda's dog-centric Element will hit lots with K9-specific accouterments to assist with dog transport that will have Fido cruising in comfort: cargo area cushioned pet bed, walk-up ramp, bone patterned rubber floor mats,

Dog Poo Bags

Shit Happens. Just Be Prepared.

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Further evidence, everything can be civilized if you look hard enough...

Let’s be honest for a moment. When you leash together your fate with that of your four-legged friend and head

J.Crew Leather-Backed Madras Dog Collar

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The only accessory we condone for your pets is a collar. Period. If you wrap your pet in frilly sweaters then I emplore you to stop reading Gear Patrol. What kind of collar you choose for your compadre we'll leave to personal discretion, but