All dogs need to be walked at one time or another. Whether you have to walk your Fido multiple times per day or just once in a while to get in a little extra exercise, having the right gear is a must. Dog Owners Outdoor Gear (DOOG) manufactures products that match their name. These DOOG Dog Walking Supplies are made for active pet owners and their canine companions.
We're all on a budget, and raising dogs on a budget can be challenging at times. There are so many pet products on the market, and it seems like you have to have them all to be a good owner.
There really aren't that many must-have pieces of dog supplies that are necessary for all owners to purchase. Of course, you'll need dog dishes, a leash and harness and dog toys.
But, what about all of the other technological gadgets and convenient products for pet parents that are hitting the market? Many of these aren't necessary unless you have a certain kind of dog. For example, you don't need to waste money on a a doggy stroller if you don't walk with your small breed very often.
I was interested in DOOG Dog Walking Supplies when I saw them, but I was curious as to whether or not they were worth the expense. Like most pet owners, I'm always worried that I will spend my hard-earned money on a product that I won't end up using or liking.
So, here's what I thought about DOOG Dog Walking Supplies. I'll let you know all of the details, discuss the prices of these products and tell you whether I would recommend them to my friends and family.
DOOG Dog Walking Supplies Review
DOOG offers their Walkie Belt and Mini Belt for dog owners who want to bring supplies along while walking or adventuring with their pet. As the names would suggest, the Mini Belt is a similar concept, but much smaller than the Walkie Belt.
The DOOG Walkie Belt is a one-size-fits-most fanny pack-style belt for hands free walking. It secures with a plastic buckle, and the nylon waist strap can be adjusted to fit up to a 55″ waist. This piece of DOOG Dog Walking Supplies is made of all-weather material, so no worries if it gets wet.
It's comfortable to wear, and the Walkie Belt is quite convenient. There are pockets to hold dog treats and any small belongings (like your phone, credit card or car keys). As you can see in my video review, there is also a small pocket on the side that can hold dog poop bags. Plus, you get a free roll of bags with purchase.
My favorite feature of this belt is the small Velcro strip on the side that holds a tennis ball. I was skeptical that it would be strong enough to hold a ball, but it actually works very well. There is nothing more gross than having to carry a slobbery tennis ball around after your dog is done playing. But, I don't have to do that anymore, thanks to the Walkie Belt.
This product is advertised as a “hands-free” belt. I think that's a little misleading. Other hands-free dog walking belts come with a leash that clips to the side, so you can walk your dog completely hands free. The DOOG Walkie Belt does not come with a leash!
You can purchase this piece of DOOG Dog Walking Supplies for $29.99-$32.99 on Amazon, depending on the color that you choose. This price point is similar to other hands-free dog walking systems, but you don't get a leash with this product. For that reason, I think it is a little overpriced.
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The Doog Mini Belt is a small fanny pack-type belt that only has two pockets. There is one for your small belongings and the other holds poop bags. This piece of DOOG dog walking supplies also comes with poop bags if you purchase it.
The Mini Belt is more comfortable than the Walkie Belt. It has an elastic waist belt, and the pouch is made of a soft nylon material. While it's more comfortable, I would choose the Walkie Belt over this one if I had to make a choice.
The Mini Belt can be purchased on the company's website for $19.99. That's only $10 less than the Walkie Belt, but the Walkie Belt is better quality and has more features.
If you're interested in one of these DOOG dog walking supplies, I would recommend the Walkie Belt as the best value for your money.
The DOOG 3-in-1 Water Bottle is one of the best water bottles for dogs that I have ever used. The bottle itself isn't anything special, but the neoprene sleeve is what makes this product really amazing.
The sleeve wraps around the bottle to insulate it and keep the water cool. But, when your pup is ready for a drink, you can easily turn the sleeve into a convenient doggy bowl.
As you can see in my video review at the top of this article, it only takes a few seconds to turn this neoprene bottle sleeve into a portable dog bowl. It's very convenient, while not taking up much space. It's also extremely lightweight. For this reason, the DOOG 3-in-1 Water Bottle is my new go-to dog water bottle to bring hiking with us.
It even comes with a caribiner clip that is easy to clip to your hiking pack or one of the DOOG dog walking supplies belts above. You can purchase this water bottle on Amazon for $14.99. That's a comparative price to other dog water bottles, and this one is a 3-in-1 product.
My favorite piece of DOOG dog walking supplies is the DOOG Walkie Bag. As I mention in my video review, this bag doesn't look like a product for walking dogs. You could wear it anywhere, and I doubt anyone would notice it was a bag designed for owners walking their dog.
The only feature that really screams “this product is for dogs,” is the poop bag pocket on the front. There is a small slit that you can pull the bags from, and the DOOG Walkie Bag comes with 20 scented dog poop bags with purchase.
There is a mesh pouch on the side that can hold a water bottle or tennis ball. There is also a large interior pocket that could hold a leash, dog toys, treats or any other supplies you'd like to bring with you. This bag also features a waterproof sleeve inside that will protect your electronics from rain or a sweating water bottle.
I love the adjustable should strap. It allows you to use the bag over one shoulder or as a cross-body bag. The Walkie Bag is also available in black, blue, green, grey and navy with white polka dots. If you'd like to use it as a dog walking/day bag like I do, you can certainly find a color that will match your style.
The Walke Bag retails for $40.63 on Amazon. It's a bit pricey for a bag that is only supposed to be used when walking your dog. However, if you'd have use for it as a day bag, I think the Walkie Bag is a good value for the money. It's well-made with durable materials, so I forsee it lasting quite a few years if you take care of it.