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Ruffwear Fernie Fleece Dog Sweater

Fall arrives with crisp air marking the start of the changing seasons. It also means it’s time to bring back our sweaters into our wardrobe and for our dogs too. This fall, Delilah tested Ruffwear’s redesigned Fernie sweater in size medium and color hibiscus pink. Depending on the light, the sweater’s color could look dark […]

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Ruffwear Climate Changer

Pumpkin spice, flannel sheets, hearty soups, crackling fires, and cozy sweatshirts are just a few of my favorite things during fall. As we adjust to the colder temperatures and the yearly transition into winter, we were excited to add the Climate Changer by Ruffwear to Winnie’s wardrobe and our growing list of fall must-haves.   The Climate […]

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Ruffwear Powder Hound

I laughed when I read this trending headline: “Groundhog predicts an early spring. Don’t get too excited, he’s usually wrong” early in the month of February. Here we are approaching March, and I can’t help but think winter has decided to fully mock the groundhog. Let’s be in on the joke with this moody winter […]

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Ruffwear Approach Pack

Sometimes people ask me what made me decide to get my dog Atlas. There were many reasons why I wanted a dog in my life and it’s hard to narrow it down to what aspects of having a dog like Atlas appealed to me most. When searching for my beloved companion, I was hoping for […]

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Ruffwear Swamp Cooler

Summer is a wonderful season for adventuring with your dog and enjoying the sunshine and warmth. The heat, however, means there is a greater risk for your dog to overheat and become at risk for heat stroke. While being active in warmer weather, it is important to take the necessary steps to protect both you […]

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Ruffwear Jet Stream

It’s the dog days of summer and that means it’s hot outside! But that doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy the outdoors with our dogs. In fact, for many of us, the summer is when we are able to spend more time with our dogs outside anyway.  Many dogs will run themselves ragged with no thought […]

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Kayaking With Your Dog

When it’s too hot to hike but there is a nice, cool breeze out on the lake kayaking is our go-to activity…and of course Tansy and Crockett come along! Kayaking can be a lot of fun for both you and your dog but there are a few steps to follow to ensure a safe and […]

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Which Life Jacket is Best for Your Dog

If you’ve been following along on our blog or our social media you may have noticed that some of our Explorers have been testing a lot of life jackets lately.  And now you’re questioning – which one is for me? There are a lot of great options on the market and what works best for […]

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Ruffwear Float Coat

Farley enjoys swimming and has become quite confident in her skills. Despite Farley being a strong swimmer, we often adventure near glacier water, which means a life jacket is necessary to ensure her safety. The main purpose of a life jacket is to keep your dog afloat and providing a handle that is strong enough […]

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Ruffwear Polar Trex

Since an excursion in Red Rock Canyon, NV that involved Breezy tearing off a nail (slipping on a wet rock) and wearing her claws down rock climbing she has gotten very used to wearing boots.  We primarily use them to shield from red ants and foxtails, protect from the hot ground, and to prevent ice […]