TAKE FIVE: Barkarama’s Five Hot Summer Picks for Dogs

We’ve got that sweltering summer feeling so we asked Alex and Basil the Boston Terrier from one of our favourite pet blogs, Barkarama to reveal their five hot picks for pooches this summer.  

We don’t know about you but summer is paws down our favourite season. Our petwear choices are brighter, our step is springier, our faces are smilier (Basil’s included) and we’re much more fun to be around. With this cheery disposition in mind, Basil and I share our top five summer picks for your dog.

outdoor dog bed by fatboyFOR SUMMER SNOOZING

A whirlwind of social engagements, keeping up with the latest petwear styles, deciding whether to switch to ‘raw’ or not … life can be tiring as a modern dog. Re-charge your batteries with an outdoor snooze in the comfort of the Fatboy Doggielounge Dog Bed. Available in two sizes (small and large) and in an array of colours, we love this bed because not only does it look super comfy but it’s made in moisture-repellent material that can be easily cleaned making in perfect for outdoor use.

by Fatboy at Fatboy.com – from £61.50

dog bow tie by puptart

TROPICAL PET STYLE

Liven up your dog’s summer look with a handmade Tropical Flower Print Pet Bow Tie. This little beauty is limited edition so snap it up quickly, or take your pick from other faraway designs such as Pineapple and Jungle print.

by Pup Tart Handmade at Etsy.com – £8.00

ice cream for dogs billy and margot

COOL TREATS

While you indulge on fro-yos and 99’s, give your dog their own pot of cooling deliciousness in the shape of Billy + Margot’s Iced Treats for Dogs. Using human-grade ‘good stuff’ like pure fruit, coconut oil and flaxseed oil, there are three flavours to choose from.

by Billy + Margot from Ocado.com – £2.99

water dog toy waggo 700

SPLASHING AROUND

Waggo’s nautical-inspired buoy dog toy is perfect for the dog that likes a dip. Simply launch in the direction of water and watch them doggy-paddle towards their prize.

by Waggo from Freepeople.co.uk – £12.00

dog water bottle travel bowl

ESSENTIAL HYDRATION

Keeping your woofer’s water levels topped up is a summer must! Hydrate in style on walks and beyond with this Pet Water bottle that uses a clever design with a stainless steel ball releasing water as your dog licks.

by Long Paws from StyleTails.com – £23.00

 

Alex Frith is a freelance lifestyle PR and editor of pup culture and modern dog lifestyle blog Barkarama. With the help of her devilishly handsome repawter and dog model in the making, Basil the Boston Terrier, Alex shares her favourite petwear styles, dog products, unique finds and doggy news ‘n’ events.

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