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Keep cool: Dog accessories for water activities

More than the doggy paddle!

Summer is all about having fun and splashing around at the beach or pool. If your dog wants to get in on all the outdoor summer fun, make sure he’s safe and entertained with our top picks for summer doggie accessories.
Dog with toy
Doggone fun

More than the doggy paddle!

Summer is all about having fun and splashing around at the beach or pool. If your dog wants to get in on all the outdoor summer fun, make sure he’s safe and entertained with our top picks for summer doggie accessories.

1

Doggles

Doggles

Protect your dog’s eyes from the bright sun, harsh winds and other debris while on the water with Doggles (petco.com, $25) — the most fashionable dog shades around! With polycarbonate lenses that block out harmful UV rays and a secure wraparound design, these are a necessity for the dog who’s going places on the water this summer.

2

Flyer toy

Dog flyer toy

What dog can resist an airborne Frisbee? Not one I know! Next time you’re on the beach, treat your pup to a game of Frisbee with the Mini Orka Floating Flyer dog toy (petco.com, $8). Whether it finds itself in the water or not, this textured flyer will be easy to retrieve and fun for dogs and owners alike! This dog toy offers great exercise too!

3

Cooler bowl

Doggie cooler bowl

While swimming and splashing around at the beach or pool is a lot of fun, it’s still exercise, so make sure your pup has access to fresh, cool water with the two-compartment K-9 Cooler bowl (mykooldog.com, $30) — the ice below keeps the water on top nice and cool! This is a summertime must for the thirsty pup!

4

Floater toy

Dog floater toy

A dog’s life revolves around playing and counting down the time until he gets to play again, so make sure his favorite pastime is the best it can be with the 100-percent rubber Holee Roller Floater toy (soaap.com, $9), perfect for lazy days by the pool. It’ll stay afloat and keep your aquatic dog happily entertained.

5

Life jacket

Dog life jacket

Your dog enjoys his time on the water as much as you do, but even if your dog can swim, play it safe when you’re at the beach with this perfectly pink Outward Hound life jacket from Kyjen (shop.kyjen.com, $25). Available for dogs both big and small, this life jacket will keep your pup safe so you can relax and enjoy your fun in the sun.

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