Are you ready to get out of the house and into the sunshine with your dog this summer? Get ready to take off with the whole family and get your pup prepared for any outdoor adventure with Ruffwear’s dog accessories. Whether you are getting ready for a beach trip, a lake trip, hiking trip or even a glamping trip, Ruffwear’s top rated dog accessories are the icing on top of the adventurous cake. 

The summer months can be some of the most active and adventurous months of the year, but the high temperatures can make it difficult for your four legged pal to play in the heat. While going exploring on a hike or taking a trip to the beach is a lot of fun, it is important not to risk a heat stroke with your dog. Ruffwear has an abundance of outdoor accessories, from optimal cooling gear for the hot days to protective shoes and harnesses. No matter the adventure, Ruffwear’s outdoor dog accessories will have your pup safe, protected and ready to explore with the whole family.

Table of contents

  • The Best Accessories To Beat The Heat
  • Ruffwear Swamp Cooler
  • Ruffwear Core Cooler
  • Ruffwear Grip Trex 


  • The Best Accessories For Wet Adventures
  • Ruffwear Float Coat
  • Ruffwear Sun Shower Rain Jacket
  • A little about Ruffwear

The Best accessories to beat the heat

Ruffwear swamp cooler

main benefits:

  • Three layer evaporative cooling gear technology 
  • Easy to use 
  • Comfortable and flexible for playful pup
  • Reflective outer layer

The Ruffwear Swamp cooler is a dog vest that uses evaporative cooling to keep fido cool in the hot sun. The vest has three layers, each with their own evaporative cooling technology. The top layer is reflective and enhances the evaporative cooling. The middle layer absorbs and locks in moisture to be evaporated while the inner layer conveys the evaporative cooling effect from the vest to the dog. 

The Ruffwear Swamp Cooler has buckles on the side for an easy slide on and off function. The vest is also flexible and designed to ensure a comfortable range of movement during outside puppy playtime, while keeping them cool and comfortable no matter the hot the weather. The outer reflective layer keeps your pup safe and easy to spot in lowlight settings. So your dog is free to explore while you still can keep an eye on them. 

Size and Color:

The Ruffwear Swamp Cooler comes in six different sizes, making it extremely easy to find a vest for any dog. The sizes are: xxsmall, xsmall, small, medium, large, and xlarge. The vest also comes in a graphite gray color that is designed to block the heat unlike darker heat absorbing colors. Another way the Swamp Cooler cools your pup for playtime. 


Ruffwear core cooler

Main Benefits:
  • Add on to current harness 
  • Built to Last
  • Evaporative cooling 
  • Three layer cooling 

Already have a harness but want the cooling effect without having to buy a while new vest? We’ve got the trick! The Ruffwear Core Cooler is compatible with Ruffwear’s packs and harnesses and uses evaporative cooling technology to cool down your dog though all day playtime in the sunshine. The Core Cooler is made with the same three layer evaporative cooling technology as Ruffwears Swamp Cooler. Activating the Core Cooler is very simple. All you have to do is get it wet and then wring it out and your pup is safe and ready to go play. The velcro straps make it easy to slide on and adjust to your dogs current harness or pack. The Core Cooler also helps keep your current harness or pack stable and comfortable on your dog during all of your pup loving adventures. 

size and color:

The Ruffwear Core Cooler comes in xsmall, small, medium and large/xlarge. This makes it easy to pair with any harness on any dog. It also comes in a light graphite gray to reduce heat absorption. The color alone helps reduce the chance of a heat stroke on your dog and is just another way it keeps your pup cool in the sunshine. 


Ruffwear grip trex

main benefits:

  • Protect Paws
  • All Terrain 
  • Wide open design 
  • Keeps Air in and dirt out 
  • Reflective trim
dog running on a trail with owner

Ruffwear Grip Trex are made with a breathable mesh material that allows air ventilation while keeping dirt and debris out, making the boot extremely comfortable and breathable for fido. Not only are they easily washable with cold water, a gentile cycle and left to air dry, but also has a wide opening design to make it easy to put on and off fidos paws so that you can spend less time gearing up and more time to adventure and explore the world around them. 

Size and color:

The Ruffwear Grip Trex comes in a variety of sizes ranging from 1.5 in to 3.25 in. The easiest way to measure your pups paw is to measure the widest part of each paw while it is bearing weight. If you notice the paw is between sizes, it is smart to go the size down for security. The Grip Trex is designed to wrap the tightest around the narrowest part of fidos leg to ensure security and comfortability while exploring. Available in sets of two or four depending on your dogs needs, and comes in colors blue, red and black for a stylish adventure. 


The best accessories for Wet adventures

Ruffwear Float Coat

Main Benefits:

  • Life Vest 
  • Adjustable fit 
  • Comfortable Swimming
  • Durable  
  • Reflective trim 

Planning a water adventure? No worries, we’ve got just what you need. The Ruffwear Float Coat is perfect for any pup loving water playtime and is essential for water safety and floatation, especially for those dogs who love water but need some assistance when swimming. This is the perfect Ruffwear accessory to bring for fido on any water adventure. From lakes and beaches to rivers and pools, your dog will be safe and prepared no matter the water adventure. 


The handle on the top of the Float Coat make it simple to lift fido in and out of the water while the easy-to-clip buckles and adjustable strap provide easy on and off abilities while promoting a comfortable and breathable fit for your dog while swimming. The Float Coat was designed with closed cell foamed pannels that were placed intentionally to support their upright natural swimming position and ensure that if fido flips over, the jacket will return your pup back to the the upright position. This is an additional safety feature that is essential for keeping your dog safe during every water adventure this summer. 


Size and color:

The Ruffwear Float Coat comes in six different sizes to ensure that a secure fits a wide range of pups. It comes in sizes xxsmall, small, medium, large, xlarge. The Float Coat contains a reflective trim as well as a light loop that allows for additional visibility and safety during water playtime. It comes in the variations of blue, yellow, red and orange for a stylish water adventure. 

Ruffwear Sun shower Rain Jacket

Main Benefits: 
  • Lightweight 
  • Rain Protection 
  • Non- insulated 
  • Easy on/off access


Get ready for any wet adventure with the Ruffwear Sun Shower Rain Jacket. Don’t let a little rain keep you from enjoying your fun summer activities. The Sun Shower is a lightweight dog rain coat that is perfect for warmer weather. Keeps your pup cool but not wet. Sometimes dogs can get muddy and wet while playing outside during the wet seasons. The Sun Shower is made with a waterproof material that minimizes the water and mud clean up so you can explore with no worries about the mess afterwards. 

The Sun Shower’s lightweight feature helps fido stay cool and dry in the summer. Its lightweight feature also makes it compatible with a winter jacket to make it waterproof without having to purchase a whole new jacket. The Sun Shower also has a reflective layer that allows for longer visibility through the evenings. So no need to stress about that extra mile!

Size and Color:

The Sun Shower comes in six different sizes, including xxsmall, xsmall, small, medium, large, xlarge. This makes it easy to find the perfect fit for any pup. The rain jacket also comes in a variety of fun colors including pink, blue, gray, green, purple, and red for a stylish water adventure. 

A little about Ruffwear

The Ruffwear company has been dedicated to creating durable, high quality gear for dogs since 1994. They pass on pup loving passion and quality essurence with every harness, pack, jacket, and vest that goes to their customers. Customer satisfaction is Ruffwear’s #1 priority and believes in quality and purpose over profit. Ruffwear prides themselves on bringing together owner and pup and creating long lasting products that make everyday adventures possible. From boots to vests they got your pup covered in safe and comfortable protective gear. Heat strokes to frostbite, Ruffwear is here to protect your dog. Enjoy fun stress free exploring with your four legged pal because, what is better than spending quality time bonding with your dog on a fun summer adventure!?