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Kurgo brings a new wave of travel and outdoor gearto Australia’s dogs and their humans

Successful pilot program drives Kurgo expansion down under



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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Australia’s adventurous dog lovers will soon be able to go together with Kurgo, as the travel/outdoor dog brand expands its presence in that region. The fast-growing Kurgo brand offers a broad range of solutions for pet owners on the move, geared toward travel and time outdoors, keeping canine companions fun, safe, and whenever possible, a little bit less messy.

Kurgo’s award-winning safety harnesses, coats, car seat covers and a wide array of clever accessories will be available to retailers in Australia and New Zealand in the first quarter of 2021. After a limited but successful pilot program in the region, Kurgo is expanding its offering to include beach-day PFDs, car safety harnesses, active harnesses and auto accessories to reduce distracted driving and protect car interiors from muddy claw paws.

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“Now more than ever, people are taking their dogs with them, and everything Kurgo offers is designed to improve the quality of those outings,” said Jamie Hildebrand, general manager, Australia and Japan for Radio Systems Australia. “We already know that Kurgo is a terrific fit in the Australian market, and we look forward to getting our customers and their dogs out there with our gear, comfortable in the fact that their companion is right there with them, safe and well cared for.”

Kurgo harnesses earned top honors from The New York Times’ Wirecutter and Business Insider in 2020, while other Kurgo dog accessories have been racking up kudos from Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Popular Mechanics and Outside Magazine.

For dealer inquiries in Australia and New Zealand, contact Sales Manager Martin Claus (mcla@petsafe.net). For US dealer inquiries, contact Director of Sales Keith Dugas (kdugas@petsafe.net).

ABOUT KURGO
Kurgo (www.kurgo.com) gets dogs where they’re going with new possibilities in canine travel and outdoor gear. Kurgo dogs are family members, hiking buddies and daily travel companions, taking their people from work to play and everywhere in between. Making life better for dogs and their people since 2003, Kurgo offers a lifetime warranty and leads the canine travel industry with pioneering crash-safety standards for dogs, based on the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard for child restraint systems. For media inquiries, contact Chris Hrenko at Pale Morning Media: chris@palemorning.com.

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