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“Fine design for furry friends” is the tagline over at Petswag — and they mean it! Doug and Amanda Loback — Petswag’s founders, curators, and resident crazy dog people — love good design almost as much as they love their pets. When they began to furnish their first home, Doug and Amanda realized the only thing missing was good design for their three dogs, Dexter, Holder, and Lucy — and they were not alone. Alas, Petswag was born!
Petswag carries a wide range of unique and stylish pet products — from beds and bowls to collars and carriers – for dogs, cats, and more. Every brand Petswag carries is hand-selected, including many of our favorite brands like Cloud7, Doca Pet, and Free Stitch.
Check out our top picks from Petswag: 1. Found Rope Collar 2. Ore Recycled Canvas Biscuit Toy 3. Sleepypod Air In-Cabin Pet Carrier 4. Doca Pet Dogleg Diner 5. Jax and Bones Azul Bed 6. Bauer Dog Bowl 7. Chilewich Dog Food Mat 8. Free Stitch Duca Pet Carrier 9. Cloud7 Jamie Bowl 10. Billy Wolf Plaid Bandana
Stop by Petswag to see their full selection of modern dog products!
It’s cold out there, y’all. Sometimes a pup needs a little extra protection from winter’s chill, and we here in the South know that nothing takes the edge off a frosty morning like a sherpa-lined wool coat — in plaid, of course. Billy Wolf Fine K9 Coatery‘s dog jackets are handmade in the USA from vintage, dead stock fabrics. They’re sophisticated and rootsy at the same time — designer Lyndsey Drago honed her skills at Ralph Lauren and Timberland — and their velcro closures make them easy to put on and remove. And if your pup is already warm enough but just needs to sport a bit of flair? Billy Wolf makes awesome bandanas, too. Check out the complete line at Billy Wolf.
When it comes to dogs, bandanas are the ultimate accessory. You tie one little piece of fabric around a dog’s neck, and boom, that dog’s ready for a party or for an adventure or for a job (or for gang membership, depending on the bandana’s color and placement). I wish accessorizing were that easy for humans. And now Wildebeest has taken the doggie bandana to a whole ‘nother level with their new XX Bandana Collar, a classy collar/bandana combo released just last week.
American Digs is a brand new dog apparel label that just launched their debut line of clothes and accessories inspired by timeless styles seen in human apparel. Aiming to “meet the needs of consumers who increasingly view their dogs as family and demand higher-quality products than they have in the past,” American Digs sources and manufacturers all of their products right here in the USA.
Amailo is an adorable little shop full of crochet doggie-wear that makes me “awww” out loud. Named after Mailo, the fetching Jack Russel model seen in all of these photos, Amailo creates each one of these beautiful crochet bandanas to order and in a variety of different colors, just for your dog.
Remember when you got that big, fat September issue of your favorite magazine in the mail? The Fall fashion one? I do. I would spend hours pouring over it, flipping through it’s glossy pages of deliciously expensive clothing, happy over-18 models posing as schoolgirls, wishing I could look like that when going back to school. Those days might be over for me, but that feeling I get each August when I begin to think about the Fall has never gone away. It’s almost a feeling of rebirth and excitement. But, I digress…really what I want to talk about here is Fall fashion — for dogs.
Now, I’m not one to dress up my dog in Juicy Couture and Ed Hardy, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t fashion trends to take note of — especially for the modern pup. Beans and I got together to peruse the Interwebs and find some of the best Fall trends for the modern dog this year. Think of this as your Fall fashion issue of doggie Vogue.
Doesn’t he look excited? It might be because I said “Fall Fashion” or maybe it’s because I’m holding his favorite ball…
It’s hot out there. My dogs can only walk about half the distance they could a few months ago. I stumbled on the Cool-It cooling bandanna from Outward Hound. You soak it in cold water for 15 to 30 minutes before venturing outside. It contains non-toxic polymer crystals that absorb up to 30 times their weight and claims to help keep your dog cool for several hours. It comes in three sizes, too.
Interesting, huh? I wonder if this would really help my pups stay cool outside in this heat.