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Gear for Dog Lovers: Cool Finds for Lucky Dogs

It’s a dog’s life! Make it easier on you and your cuddly canine with gadgets that’ll earn you more tail wags.

Dog owners are always on the lookout for ways to enhance their pet’s comfort, activity, and health. New innovations and technology are making pet care options more convenient, easier, and safer for both you and your dog. We’ve come up with a list of well-thought out, highly-rated, essential gear and gadgets that’ll keep your furry friend in dog heaven!

The Headlight Harness

This patent-pending dog harness provides superior lighting for both you and those in the immediate area with its 80 lumen LED focused beam. The Headlight Harness is just what’s needed for those nighttime walks and hikes. Light is projected up to 100 feet and a reflective stripe make visibility easy and night outings safer. Four points of adjustments provide a no-pull design and a customizable fit for superior comfort. Check it out at the Headlight Harness website or on Amazon.

Furbo Dog Camera

Over 5,000 vets and professional dog trainers approve of the Furbo Dog Camera. It’s barking alerts feature has saved over 100 dogs lives! Featured by top media outlets, it is the perfect dog nanny when you’re away from home. You can toss treats to your dog and play a game of catch with the free Furbo iOS/Android app. The adjustable barking alert and 2-way audio lets you know when your dog needs you. The 1080 px full HD camera and night vision allows live stream video to monitor with a 160° wide-angle, 4x zoom day or night. Find out more about the FurboDog Camera at the Furbo website or on Amazon.

First-Quality Orthopedic Dog Bed

Pure heaven is what your dog will think as he lies down on the supreme comfort of the 5-inch thick First-Quality Orthopedic Dog Bed. Premium cushioning eases pressure points to relieve discomfort from conditions such as arthritis and hip dysplasia. Made with 100% shredded memory-foam fill that’s densely packed to provide softness without losing firmness, keeping its shape nicely. Its sleek and chic design fits any décor and it comes with a durable cover, waterproof lining, and non-skid bottom. An added plus is 10% of your purchase will be donated to the Humane Society to help support the needs of animals in their care. Find it on Amazon.

WOPET 7L Automatic Pet Feeder Food Dispenser

Perfect for when you’re away, the WOPET Automatic Pet Feeder Food Dispenser will automatically feed your dog or cat with up to four feedings per day. Simply program the timer with a few button clicks and you’re all set to feed small or large pets. Control food portions from two teaspoons to 4.5 cups per feeding. Wall powered or battery powered, the feeder continues to work during power outages using 3 D-size batteries. Plus, you can record a custom message to keep you pet excited about feeding times. The recording plays when the food is dispensed. A generous capacity of up to 20 cups of dry food can be stored in the removable storage compartment. Check this out on the WOPET website or Amazon.

Outward Hound Granby Dog Life Jacket

Water sport enthusiasts can ensure their dog’s safety by using the Outward Hound Granby Dog Life Jacket. Constructed with dual grab handles to easily lift your dog out of the water. A front neck float helps keep your dog’ head above water and foam panels add buoyancy. Adjustable straps provide a secure fit while a neoprene belly band gives extra comfort. Brightly colored vest with reflective piping can be seen from a distance. Your dog may love the water, but even good swimmers get tired, so suit up your furry friend and have peace of mind. Keep you dog safe with the Outward Hound Granby Dog Life Jacket, find it Amazon.

Whistle 3 GPS Pet Tracker & Activity Monitor

One of the best all-in-one GPS location trackers provides smarter pet care for your dog or cat. Whistle 3 tracks your pet’s activities using cellular and GPS technology locating him anywhere in the U.S. via AT&T’s network. Proactive alerts are sent via text, app, or email notifications when your pet leaves home. You’ll receive health insights letting you know your pet’s daily activities and how he measures up for his age, weight, and breed. Waterproof and durable, it’s recommended for pets 8 lbs+ and attaches to any collar or harness up to one-inch wide. Subscription and Wi-Fi are required for use. Learn more at the Whistle website or Amazon.

Wisdom Panel 3.0 Canine DNA Test

If it’s good enough for humans, why not canines? Find out your dog’s breed and ancestry with the Wisdom Panel 3.0 Canine DNA Test. Easy to use, just activate your kit online, do a simple cheek swab, and mail the pre-paid kit to the Wisdom Panel lab. The test analyzes for more than 350 breeds, types, and varieties. You’ll get the genetic analysis of your dog’s ancestry and breed identification within two weeks. Use the results to work with your veterinarian and to develop training, nutrition, and long-term health care plans. Discover your dog’s unique appearance, behaviors, and wellness needs by the leading canine genetics company that’s tested DNA for over 1.5 million dogs and developed the world’s largest and most comprehensive breed database. Check it out at the Wisdom Panel website or on Amazon.

Outward Hound Interactive Puzzle Toy for Dogs

Got a squirrel chaser? Then your furry friend will really love play time with this hide and squeak toy! Who needs parks when your dog can go squirrelly right in his own domain. Stash these critters indoors or outdoors and your dog will enjoy seeking them out. Or stuff them in the soft tree trunk and watch him root out those varmints from their hiding places. Great for interactive play, teach your dog to sniff, hunt, and fetch them. A real boredom buster, dogs entertain themselves for hours. All you do is keep stuffing them back into their hiding places. Find the Outward Hound Interactive Puzzle Toy on Amazon.

ThunderShirt Classic Dog Anxiety Jacket

Many dogs suffer anxiety during fireworks, separation, thunder, vet visit, travel but now you can calm them without expensive training or medications. It’s even effective for problem barking and reactivity. The ThunderShirt Classic Dog Anxiety Jacket is so successful, it’s recommended by thousands of vets and professional dog trainers. Scientific studies show the jacket has a dramatic calming effect for over 80% of the dogs wearing it. Easy to use, just adjust for the right pressure to calm your dog. With over one million jackets in use and thousands of high customer ratings, it’s a big win for both you and your dog. Find the ThunderShirt Classic Dog Anxiety Jacket on the ThunderWorks website or Amazon.

Pet Gear Booster Car Seat

Your darling little dog will love you for this – the Pet Gear Lookout Booster Car Seat that comes with a safety tether and removable comfort pillow that’s washable. Easy to install with no assembly required, just attach to the front or back car seat. Attach the tether to your pet’s harness to keep them secure. Choose from two sizes and three colors. The large size can accommodate two small pets. Made of sturdy foam with a soft micro-suede cover. Check it out on Amazon.