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Ruffwear Launches New & Updated Winter 2017 Outdoor Performance Dog Gear

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New nature-inspired toy line, SAR-inspired leash lead the line-up of outdoor gear for canine athletes.

October 3, 2017

{Bend, OR} — Ruffwear, the leader in performance dog gear, has announced the launch of its Winter 2017 product line, now available to retailers and consumers.



Pacific Gnaw-West Toy Line

Getting back to its roots…and rocks, and cones, Ruffwear’s new toy line takes inspiration from nature’s toys. The Pacific Gnaw-West collection includes three durable, chew-resistant toys made from renewable, natural rubber.

Gnawt-a-Stick™: engineered for above-the-water flotation, erratic bounce for engaged fetching and a faceted surface for gum massaging. $14.95

Gnawt-a-Rock™: internal chamber holds kibble or small training treats for mealtime or interactive play and an erratic bounce for engaged fetching. $19.95

Gnawt-a-Cone™: easy-to-clean inner chamber holds large biscuits or peanut butter for interactive play and erratic bounce for engaged fetching. $9.95

Patroller™ Leash

Inspired by working dogs and their handlers, the Patroller™ Leash is ideal for anyone who wants to keep a leash comfortably and conveniently on hand while their canine companion trains, works, or plays. This adjustable leash can be worn around the waist as a belt, allowing dogs and humans to transition smoothly between on-leash and off-leash without skipping a beat. Adjustable length from 30-40”, Ruffwear designed Tubelok™ webbing with reflective trim, Talon Clip™ is strong, secure and ergonomically designed for one-handed use. $29.95


Overcoat™ Jacket

A classic cold-weather utility jacket built with sturdy, durable materials to keep up with the most active dog. Wind- and water-resistant outer fabric protects against harsh elements, while interior recycled polyester fleece lining keeps body heat in. Auto-lock buckles on each side provide easy on/off, and a leash portal allows the Overcoat to be worn over Ruffwear’s Front Range Harness™ or Web Master Harness™. New colors: Twilight Grey, Baja Blue and Red Currant. $64.95

Cloud Chaser™ Jacket

This breathable, waterproof, and insulated jacket extends activities in inclement weather, protecting against rain, snow, wind and cold. Three-layer soft-shell upper fabric protects dogs from the elements while the updated coated lower fabric sheds water, snow, and dirt. Zippered closure for high-performance fit. New colors: Blue Moon and Sockeye Red. $79.95

Summit Trex™ Boots

The popular everyday boot features a weather-resistant upper, flexible traction and a reliable, intuitive hook-and-loop cinch closure system. Perfect for everyday traction and paw protection from wet conditions, abrasive surfaces and salt or snowmelt chemicals. New lower price, $49.95.


Gourdo™ Toy – Metolius Blue, Sockeye Red, Dandelion Yellow. $14.95

Turnup™ Toy – Metolius Blue, Sockeye Red, Dandelion Yellow. $9.95

Huckama™ Toy – Metolius Blue, Sockeye Red, Dandelion Yellow. $14.95


Ruffwear’s mission is to build performance dog gear to enhance and inspire exploration for outdoor adventurers and their human companions. For more than 20 years, Ruffwear Performance Dog Gear™ has combined technology, quality, fit, function, and safety to facilitate its belief that every dog is an explorer.

Ruffwear is committed to enhancing the lives of all dogs and their human companions through relationships with Best Friends Animal Society and The Conservation Alliance. Through its Ruff Adventure Dog Adoption Program with Best Friends, Ruffwear covers the cost of adoption fees and travel expenses for newly adopted dogs from the Kanab, Utah sanctuary, as well as a new Ruffwear collar and leash to go home with. By protecting wild places for their habitat and recreation values through membership in The Conservation Alliance, Ruffwear works to ensure there are plenty of wild, open spaces for dogs and their humans to enjoy together.

Based in Bend, Oregon, Ruffwear sells its products through specialty pet and outdoor retailers as well as at For more info, please contact Kate Ketschek, or 603-828-1050.