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Top 16 Summer Dog Products in 2020

On extreme hot days, it is vital that your dogs have constant access to both fresh water and shade as heat stress can develop extremely quickly. Whenever possible, allow your pets to stay inside the house and share the air conditioning or electric fans.

Of course, NEVER leave your dog in a hot car - even with the windows down - as heat stress and death can occur within 6 minutes.

There are many ways you can help your dog enjoy these hot days and here is our pick of innovative and life-saving pet accessories that will take your dog through the summer months in comfort and style.

To keep your pooch cool and entertained during the summer heat, simply add water to the Lexi & Me Cooling Toy Popsicle, exclusive to PETstock.

Freeze it overnight and let your dog play with it while it defrosts so they too can enjoy a refreshing ‘popsicle’ in the hot Australian sun. 

Available in pink, blue or turquoise, this cooling toy works to keep your four- legged friend safe and comfortable throughout summer.

RRP: $14.99 from

The Drinkwell® Ceramic Pagoda Fountain continuously recirculates and filters your pet’s water, keeping it cleaner and fresher tasting than a normal water bowl.

The Pagoda Fountain by PetSafe offers 2 litres of fresh, filtered water in a ceramic design that is easy to clean and looks great in your home. 

The upper (this elevated drinking dish is great for senior or arthritic pets) and lower dishes provide two drinking areas for your pets, and the open design makes it easily accessible. Dual patented free-falling streams add oxygen for freshness and encourage pets to drink more.

Drinking enough water is important for your pet’s overall health. Your pet needs 70 ml of water per 1 kg of body weight every day. Keeping your dog properly hydrated 
helps prevent urinary and kidney diseases and assists the body with temperature regulation and fat metabolism.

RRP: $159.99 at

Just pack it, pop it and pour to quench your dog's thirst!

This Kurgo Dog Bowl is so compact and versatile, it will soon become indispensable for all your walks and road trips.

It has won numerous awards and you’ll hardly know it’s in your backpack, glove compartment, or anywhere else that’s handy.

PVC and BPA free, it is made with food-grade silicone. It collapses to less than 2.5cm high, yet holds up to 710ml.

RRP: $24.99 at

Vetafarm All Animals Spark Liquid is a veterinary formulated, multipurpose electrolyte that is essential for every pet owner to ensure their pets stay hydrated, happy and healthy. 

To prepare a fresh solution daily, simply add 20ml of Spark Liquid to 1L of drinking water. The electrolyte is quickly absorbed into the water, enabling optimal and convenient hydration. 

Giving your pet Spark Liquid during high temperature will help to recharge them, especially in times of stress or during transport, making it the perfect addition to every pet parent’s first aid kit. 

RRP: $19.99 (125ml) from

Made in the USA, this bright and colourful range of fetch toys are made from DOOG’s unique new rubber formula that is not only puncture-resistant but also soft and supple on dogs’ teeth and gums. 

The Fetchables have been designed for dogs that play hard and can withstand rough play on land and in water. The bright colours are easy to spot at the dog park and in the water.

The Fetchables collection includes a frisbee, a high bounce ball, and a tug ball complete with marine- grade rope. They are BPA and phthalate-free.

RRP: from $16.99 from and all good pet retailers.

The KONG Belly Flops Dog Toy range brings oceanic creatures (Starfish, Stingray, Octopus, Lobster) to life!

The unique belly-spinning action engages and stimulates even the most curious of dogs whilst the soft yet strong material ensures long-lasting play. There's also a squeaker for excitement and floating ability for water fun. 

Made from Cotton/Polyester and washable at 30°C.

Not recommended for tough chewers or dogs with a destructive personality. 

RRP: $22.00 - $24.00 from

Hemp has been used for thousands of years due to its fibre strength, high rate of water absorbency, UV resistance, insulation properties, anti mould and anti-microbial properties. 

These unique properties of hemp combined with the softness of organic cotton creates a light weight, high stretch long-life robe designed for the adventure dog.

The unique properties of hemp means your dog’s new robe can be used after a bath, beach, playing, for UV sun protection or dogs with skin sensitivities. 

The Doggy Eco Dog Robe is fashioned with high grade stitching and embroidery with customised straps made from recycled plastic bottles and a high cut design for maximum mobility and comfort.

Available in six sizes and packaged in a customised display box perfect as a gift.

RRP: $79.95 from

This Sunscreen Balm by Good Boy Bones is zinc-free, water resistant and SPF 15.

We know our dogs love to lick everything so i
t is all natural and "taste tester friendly"Made with Jojoba Oil, Candelilla Wax, Coconut Oil, Tapioca and Titanium Dioxide (6%) as the active ingredient. 

It comes in an easy to use twist tube. Apply to your dog's nose, ears and naked belly and don't forget to reapply every four hours for a full day of outdoor fun!  It will keep dogs safe from those burning sun rays so that they can run around at the beach or play outside all day. 

RRP: $11.99 (15g Twist Stick) at

Shady Paws® is an Australian-owned small business located at Currumbin on the sunny Gold Coast.

The Shady Paws® Pet Shade provides a safe and secure place out of the sun for your pet, whilst being able to enjoy the outdoors with you.

Simply to use, it is set up in a matter of seconds! It is also light, compact and easy to carry and you can personalise it with your pet’s name. Also included are two galvanised pegs to secure it, 
a collapsible water bowl and a convenient shoulder strap to make carrying easy.

RRP: $99.00 (special introductory price) at

This brand new addition to the Huskimo range is the perfect addition to any dog's summer wardrobe!

These Rashies provide sun protection as they're made with 60+ UV fabric to protect your dog from harmful ultra violet rays, whilst still being comfortable and breathable.

They are made from 100% Lycra, which is easy to wash, chlorine resistant and fast drying.

They come in Whitsunday Green or Byron Blue and are available in 6 sizes (from 27cm - 60cm).

RRP: $34.95 - $49.95 from

Research has shown that long hours in the sun without adequate eye protection can increase the chances of developing eye disease. UV-absorbent sunglasses and sun goggles can help protect your pet’s eyes (and yours) from sun damage.

The ideal sun goggles do not have to be expensive, but they should block 99 to 100 percent of UVA / UVB radiation

Doggles offer 100% UV protection, shatter-proof lenses, and anti-fog treatment on the inside of the lenses. Lenses on the ILS style are interchangeable and replaceable. This style is suited to all dog head shapes and sizes. 

Doggles have been designed with comfort in mind and have foam padding on the inside which also helps create a good seal as it contours to suit your dogs head shape. Doggles also have two elastic straps that are adjustable for a good secure fit. 

They come in a range of colours and five sizes (XS to XL).

RRP: $45.00 from

Many dogs love cooling off in the summer by swimming especially Labradors, Spaniels, Setters and other retrieving breeds. The problem is that dogs are susceptible to chronic ear infections. Ear infections can be a very painful side effect of all that water play time. 

The Aquabandit puts an end to this painful and sometimes expensive problem caused by water. It acts as a bathing cap, preventing water and debris from entering your dog’s ear. It is comfortable, lightweight and very easy to use. The adjustable velcro closure ensures a proper fit.

Perfect for swimming, hiking, grooming and overall ear protection.

The Aquabandit comes in a range of 5 sizes from Small to XXL to suit all dog breeds.

RRP: $55-$60 from 

Dog Pools Australia pools are designed for Aussie dogs: big dogs, chewing dogs, dogs who feel the heat and dogs who just want to have fun! 

They stock a range of quality dog pools to suit all dog sizes, all breeds and all budgets. 

Your dog can lie down and fully submerge in the pools. No matter what breed! 

The dog pools are built specifically for dogs. These pools are UV and chew resistant and virtually bomb-proof. 

Dog Pools Australia's most popular dog pools are the huge, bone-shaped pools but foldable options are also available. You won’t find more durable or gorgeous dog pools on the market!

RRP: $445.00 (One Dog One Bone brand) or $295.00 (Dog Pools Australia brand) at

The Pet Travel Towel by Indie Boho is the latest addition to their designer range and perfect for all your summer adventures.

The Byron Surf design is the epitome of a vagabond life.
Ultra absorbent, quick-drying (4x faster than regular bath towels) and best of all it folds up so small, you can pop it in your handbag! Now, you can always be prepared on weekends or use it at home for bath time.

Measuring 130cm x 80cm, it comes in a waterproof satchel or you could use the unique built-in strap. 

RRP: $59.95 at

Enjoy the beach and pool this summer with a light weight, quick dry microfibre towel from Dashing Dog Co

Featuring a Flamingo Palms design on one side and a lovely sunset wave pattern on the back, it also features a handy pocket, which is big enough to hold your keys, mobile phone and other essentials. 

The Small (60cm x 120cm) is perfect for your dog and the Large (60cm x 180cm) is aimed at humans so you can play matchy-matchy!

Both come in a handy black mesh carry bag and are available for purchase separately or as a combo for a discount.

Price: $39.99 at

Walk your dog beachside in sophisticated style with one of these gorgeous Rope Dog Leashes from Barker & Bone

Crafted by splicing three-strand cotton rope and strengthened by whipping the edges with waxed cord, the Barker & Bone rope dog leash is a style investment!

Hand-dyed in small batches so each colour run is limited edition. A welded O-ring with the B&B logo is included which is perfect for attaching your favourite accessory (or waste bag dispenser!).

The choice of gold or silver hardware adds the final touch to the leash, creating a timeless look that will withstand all types of rough play. As your new leash ages with wear, it will soften to the touch and the colour will develop into a one of kind piece. 

RRP: $49.95 at

There are dog treats, and then there’s Golp treats.

Golp created a range of delicious treats just for dogs like their Vanilla Berry Ice Creams, for instance. It is Australia’s first range of ice cream in a cone for dogs, made from natural ingredients.

It is 97% lactose free and was specially formulated for your dog's sensitive tummy.

Presented in a box of six ice creams, it's the perfect treat on a hot summer’s day! Available in two flavours: Vanilla/Berry and Vanilla/Green Tea.

As a frozen product, Golp Ice Creams are available instore and for Click and Collect orders only.

RRP: $14.99 (6-pack) instore. Order from

Smoothpaw Smoothie is an an all natural smoothie drink for both dogs and cats, combining the flavours of of HoneyBanana, Coconut and Turmeric.

Manuka Honey is rich in Vitamins A B Complex C D E and K and contains minerals such as calcium magnesium copper with the antioxidant power.

Banana is a wonderful source of fibre, vitamin C, B6 biotin and copper whilst Turmeric is known as a powerful anti-inflammatory antioxidant. 

Simply add 150ml of lukewarm water, shake, serve and enjoy watching your dogs lap it all up!

RRP: $5.95 (single shot) from

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