Getting ready to conquer the great outdoors with your best friend? These amazingly awesome products will help you do it in style!
#1 – RinseKit
This is an INGENIOUS invention, perfect for cleaning your dog off before he shares your tent for the night. Invented by a surfer in California, RinseKit is like having a garden hose at the beach, the park, the trailhead or anyplace a hose can’t reach. The self-contained system quickly fills from a household water spigot and sprays high-pressure water through a nozzle with 7 different settings. It requires no batteries or pumping, holds water pressure for a month and sprays for up to 4 minutes. It weighs 24 pounds when full with 2 gallons of water and sells for just $90. www.rinsekit.com
#2 – WonderWoof
This brand new device is a small little bowtie that attaches your dog’s collar and packs a powerful app to help you keep tabs on just about everything your pup is up to! The app tracks exercise and training STATS, schedule play dates with other dogs and alert you if your dog is out of range. www.wonderwoof.com.
#3 – Tru-Fit Smart Harness With Camera Mount
Everybody is “go-proing” these days – even your dog! This clever harness by Kurgo allows you to mount an action camera (GoPro or Sony Action Cam) to your dog’s back or chest for hiking, biking or just running around the campground. The harness has a five-point adjustment system to provide the perfect fit for your dog, and stability for the camera. www.kurgo.com
#4 – Doghouse Solar Exhaust Fan
Want to keep your dog cool while he is in his crate camping? This solar powered exhaust fan will help keep him cool by circulating the air around him. www.improvementscatalog.com.
#5 – Swamp Cooler For Dog
The Swamp Cooler from Ruffwear helps your dog beat the heat. Just soak the Swamp Cooler in cold water, wring it out and fasten around your dog. Evaporative cooling exchanges the heat with the coolness of the stored water in the coat. The light-colored vest keeps the sun off your dog’s back for additional heat relief. Re-wet the vest as needed as water evaporates to recharge the cooling action. www.amazon.com
#6 – Doggy Air Mattress
What? You thought your Diva Dog wants to sleep on the hard ground? No Sir! She’s expecting “glamping” and this mattress, specially made for dogs out of tear-resistant plastic and microfiber, it’s perfect! www.overstock.com
#7 – Portable Dog Run Leash
This may not seem that awesome, until you have spent your entire camping trip untangling your dog from the tree or picnic table he is tied to. This simple product creates a line above your dog so he can’t get tangles, but gives him room to roam around the campsite safely without wandering off. Amazon.com
#8 – Cool Pet Pad
Set this atop that inflatable mattress and your dog will be the Prince of the campground! It’s the only cooling pad that does not require water OR electricity. Their patented Cool Pet Pad cools your dog as soon as they lay on the pad. Its pressure-activated, non-toxic gel formula works immediately! www.thegreenpetshop.com
#9 – reLeash
This leash is crafted using excess materials from their other products, making it a cool upcycled product that will making camping with your dog easier. It features a dexterous swivel hook and a side-release buckle that allows for three handle conversions and easy dog handling: hand-held, waist-worn or fixed-leash (to a tree/post.). They also have a matching collar. www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com