Gear for the canine living the Rocky Mountain lifestyle
The Leon Engineering bike tow leash allows dogs to run while their owners ride. The bar trains dogs to stay in the heel position, and prevents them from tipping over the bike, impaling themselves or getting tangled. Available at Fresh Tacks Pet Shoppe in EagleVail.
Water Rover’s hands-free, waste-free, leak-free, hassle-free water bottle has an attached bowl. When your dog is thirsty just unplug the bottle, lay it flat on the ground and the water will flow into the bowl. When Fido is done, the leftover water goes back in the bottle. Available at The Pet Spot in Edwards.
Brown Jordan has introduced a line of outdoor pet beds this season. Made from outdoor fabrics, these perfect pet pads can be left out in the rain and sun without worry. Available in a variety of styles from Inside Out Home Furnishings and Design in Edwards.
More water, please
Another low-tech option for bringing water on the trail, the Gulpy water dispenser for dogs clips to a belt. Simply flip open the tray and let your dog drink. Available at The Pet Spot in Edwards.
The Kurgo Mud Dog Travel Shower turns any standard plastic bottle into an impromptu pet shower that will last for a couple of minutes. Made with food-grade silicone, it’s dishwasher safe. Available at Fresh Tracks Pet Shoppe in EagleVail.
Bold Lead Designs’ all-American leather dog products are made by hand in Aurora, Col. Founder, owner and designer Katrina Boldry created the company when she tried to replace her beloved leather guide dog leash and couldn’t find anything suitable. So she made her own. Her leather dog leashes and collars are both beautiful and well designed; most products can be customized, too. Available online at boldleaddesigns.com.
Tether Tug’s pole-mounted tug toy comes in three sizes to accommodate different breeds. Dogs get a cardio workout while playing. Available at EagleVail’s Fresh Tracks Pet Shopper
»Selections by Kelli Holtz & Wren Bova
Photography by dominique taylor