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Have your pet beat the incredible summer heat and enjoy the season with these must-have pet products. Whether you are taking a staycation at home or traveling by plane, train or automobile, use these products to keep your pet cool, hydrated, and safe.
1. Insect repellent apparel
The mild winter temperatures throughout the country have caused an increase flea and tick populations. Other than providing flea and tick protection (spot-ons and shampoos), invest in some Insect Shield Repellent Apparel. This doggy apparel repels mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, ants, flies and more! Just like human wear, the apparel is made with a long-lasting and odorless insect repellent, derived from the Chrysanthemum flowers. Good for up to 70 washes. Bandana and Doggy T-shirts (sized from XS-XL) are priced starting at $9.99+. Doggles
2. Cool bones
Keep your pet hydrated with Hydro toys shaped like bones, balls, saucers and fetch sticks. The molded, rubber toys have a foam core which absorbs and holds liquid. Soak the Hydro toys in water sot that they release water through the specially designed holes as your pet chews on them. It’s the perfect way to quench your dog’s thirst as he plays. Serve frozen for even cooler fun on the hottest of days. $9.99 at Hugs Pet Products.
3. No more tangles
Inspired by the surf industry, this 6 ft. coiled leash never touches the ground and doesn’t get tangled in your dog’s paws. Perfect for the beach, pool or rainy days, the leash is a great alternative to retractable leashes. $28.50 at Surf’s Up Dog.
4. Keep your pet comfortable when traveling
The Throver, a versatile dog blanket that looks like a luxury throw, is really a tough tarp. Prior to your vacation, store in your hamper so that your scent can envelop the Throver and keep your dog calm while traveling. Take the “blankie” from the home and car to the hotel and beach. Made with Crypton Super Fabric, it’s stain, moisture and odor-resistant. Made in the USA with environmentally friendly technology and a Green Guard Certification. $99 at CryptonatHome.
5. Oufit the car with pet-friendly accessories
Since pets are spending more time in the car, outfit your car to keep it clean and your pet to keep her safe. While seat covers and door guards can maintain a clean and scratch-free interior, a safety harness can protect your pet while traveling. $23.00+ at Kurgo.