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The Best Dog Accessories of 2016

(Inga Hendrickson)

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Treat your pups right with everything an adventure companion needs for out-of-town journeys.

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(Ruffwear)

Ruffwear Haul Bag 

Think of this as your dog’s go-to daypack. With 25 liters of storage and a wide opening, the Haul easily fits food plus other essentials.

Price $80

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(ResQ Co.)

ResQ Co. Strong Leash 

A three-strand marine-grade rope makes this lead almost Kevlar tough—essential if your furry friend is a gnawer. And it looks handsome to boot.

Price $54

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(Kong)

Kong Ball with Rope 

Unlike tennis balls, this Kong will withstand years of loving abuse. Go ahead: put the dense rubber toy through all manner of tugging and chewing.

Price from $12

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(Filson)

Filson Dog Collar 

The best way to land a date on the mountain? Bring along a cute dog. Bonus points if they’re rocking this leather collar, made from hides sourced stateside.

Price $65

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(Kurgo)

Kurgo Collaps a Bowl

The dishwasher-safe Collaps a Bowl folds down smaller than a Frisbee but holds an impressive 24 ounces of water when open. 

Price $10

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(Fishpond)

Fishpond Westwater Bed 

Buy your dog the Westwater—with its internal inflatable mattress and plush fleece top—and he’ll sleep more comfortably than you. 

Price $90

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(Ruffwear)

Ruffwear Singletrak Pack 

The low-profile saddlebag design and five-point harness hug your dog’s body when he’s moving fast and light in the backcountry. Inside, 3.2 liters of storage space holds treats, a bowl, and a leash. 

Price $90

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(Kaufmann)

Kaufmann Mercantile Double-Sided Beechwood Brush 

With beechwood pins that massage and condition, this brush tames even the gnarliest coats. But it has a soft side, too, with boar bristles that buff fur.

Price $29

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(Whistle)

Whistle GPS Pet Tracker 

If Fitbit and Garmin made a doggy wearable, this would be it. The waterproof device attaches to a collar and tracks activity patterns and location via an accompanying app.

Price $80

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(Merrick)

Merrick Power Bites Treats 

Even the frilly breeds need real meat. Good thing these treats are loaded with proteins like rabbit and turkey.

Price $7

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From Summer Buyer's Guide 2016
Filed To: Summer Buyer's Guide
Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson
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