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K9 Ballistics Orthopedic TUFF Dog Bed Review

The K9 Ballistics Orthopedic Tuff Dog Bed is a bed I kick my dogs off on a regular basis. It's not so much because I see them getting rough with it, either. It's more for the quality and comfort my buttocks gracefully enjoys from sitting on the high grade memory foam. The density and quality of the memory foam is by far one of the best I have tested. The dogs who tested this durable dog bed ranged from 30 lbs all the way up to 90 lbs–jaws  as soft as marshmallows and strong as vice grips. Design & Construction Ballistic Bed Cover Each of the K9 Ballistics Orthopedic Tuff Dog Beds feature a RipStop Ballistic cover. Ballistic nylon was...

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Ruffwear Palisades Dog Pack

For as long as I've owned dogs, I've always established ways to let my dogs earn their part on our outdoor adventures. Living in California, we are completely surrounded by explorable wilderness year-round. No matter the weather, I'm a firm believer that dogs need jobs. I like to call them hobbies though. Aside from the necessities I carry like food and water, I'm always lugging around 2 DSLR cameras with various lenses. My dogs all the while only carry their food/snacks and water—sometimes more if we're out longer durations. We've been using the Palisades Dog Pack for two years now, and tested it in just about every environment you can think of. Now that some of my young dogs are...

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Ruffwear Web Master Dog Harness

The Ruffwear Web Master Dog Harness seriously got me thinking differently on dog harnesses. I grew up using quality leather collars and harnesses, especially for training dogs not to pull. Though bulky, leather is makes for a strong and reliable training device, plus it weathers beautifully. I wasn't sure what to think when I had the Web Master Dog Harness in my hand. It's very lightweight–no way this would be good for strong dogs, or even contain a dog when lugging them by the assist-handle. To put this harness to the test, I basically took it for a technical hike in La Tuna Canyon. This particular hike requires me to lift Frisco over boulders and ledges he can no longer...

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Kuranda Chew-Proof Standard Dog Bed

One quick glance at Kuranda's Chew-Proof Standard Dog Bed and you know it's definitely not the most traditional style dog bed you've come across as a dog owner. It has an actual frame for one. Second, it has no stuffing! What the?! However, if you're looking for the most indestructible dog bed, you've actually found it! Psychologically, this bed represents nothing a dog wants to have in their mouth. Furthermore, it also makes it the most difficult for dogs to try out. During our testing some dogs took to these beds immediately, while others remained completely clueless it was something designed for them to rest on. Through some guidance (placing blankets on the bed), all dogs managed to take to...

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Zogoflex Zisc Frisbee Dog Toy

While the majority of the world remains dormant (probably covered in white powdery snow) we were out-and-about receiving our dose of vitamin D. We had a full week of 75 degree weather and clear skies; a perfect winter day in Southern California. We set out early in the morning down the Pacific Coast Highway for a quick doggy adventure. Tagging along was a box full of colorful Zogoflex dog toys by West Paw Design. After arriving at one of our favorite Malibu beaches, my eye went straight for the Zisc frisbee, but only because I wanted to throw it in the trash with the rest of the frisbees I've used in the past. One of the main reasons I'm not...

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