One of the most common reasons we get asked to work on pool projects is family. Whether it’s empty nesters hoping to spend more time with the grandchildren or couples who work hard and want to play hard too. Summers spent around the pool create memories that last a lifetime.
Pets are an equally important family member to consider when building your backyard getaway. A species known to be naturals around water, dogs, love enjoying summers around the swimming pool. With this in mind, we’ve put together a compilation of our favorite pet pool accessories.
If you have a zero entry pool no need to worry, but in case you don’t, we love doggydocks®! This first of its kind floating dog ramp is portable, lightweight, and attaches to your pool deck in seconds. It works with any size or weight dog. When a dog is ready to get out of the water, they swim to the end of the doggydocks® , and as they walk up the patented flirtation system Snapbag™ will stop the incline from becoming too steep allowing your pet to easily exit the water.
Louie The Lobster Heavy Chewer Rope Dog Toy
This adorable lobster chew toy from Jax & Bones is equal parts heavy duty and cute! Strong enough to withstand the might of even the most relentless of doggy chewing, the lobster themed toy is not only bright but also fun for a backyard water setting. In addition, Louie The Lobster is made of all recyclable and non-toxic materials. If lobsters aren’t your thing check out some of the other fun and water inspired rope toys like Flip The Frog or Sid The Squid. 10% of any rope toy purchases from Jax & Bones are donated to animal rescue organizations to boot!
Paws Aboard Puncture Resistant Lazy Water Raft
Now your pool pal can kick back and relax with this Lazy Raft. The Lazy Raft’s large paw shaped flat surface and durable vinyl construction will provide your dog with years of laziness and safety while lounging around the pool. Easy to inflate and available in a small or large size depending on your breed of choice. It even comes with a puncture-free guarantee from dog claws.
KONG Aqua Dog Toy
KONG is synonymous with our thinking of dog toys. Why wouldn’t they make one especially for the pool? The KONG Aqua, formerly the Cool KONG, is a floating retrieval toy that promotes fun and exercise both in and out of water. With a foam core to keep it floating, your dog can swims out to fetch it for hours of summertime fun. This pool pet accessory is even recommended by vets worldwide for safe chewing while remaining gentle on teeth and gums.
Fun Fish Life Jacket
Although swimming seems like second nature to most dogs, not all are keen on it. They don’t have to miss out on all the swimming pool fun though thanks to the Fun Fish Life Jacket. Featuring safety orange high-visibility colors, reflective accents, adjustable side release buckles and dual grab handles, the Fun Fish Life Jacket is designed to keep your pup safe in the water—and looking cute too! Perfect for pool parties, the adjustable straps ensure the perfect fit for your four-legged fur baby while the dual grab handles make it easy to pull your dog out of the water in an emergency. Available in five different sizes to accommodate dogs from 5-100 lbs.
SwimWays Spring Float Paddle Paws Dog Pool Float
Your furry best friend will love having their very own pool float designed specifically for them to cool of on those hot summer days! With reinforced construction that is paw-and-claw-friendly, your pup will enjoy floating with you all summer long on the SwimWays Paddle Paws Dog Float. A sewn-in inner spring around the outside edge of the float provides greater comfort and stability in the water. Easily inflates and deflates so your pup can enjoy the water at the wag of a tail.
With all of these amazing finds you’re sure to enjoy a fun and family filled summer in the pool. What are some of your favorite pet pool accessories?