The Wanderer

    Father’s Day Gift Guide For Dog Dads

    Posted by LINK AKC on Jun 12, 2019

    Father's day is almost here. If you’re having a hard time figuring out what to get for the Dog Dad in your life, we can help! We put together 13 of the best gifts for the best puppy papa you know!

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    The Diva Dog: Dog Fashion at its Finest

    Posted by LINK AKC on Feb 27, 2019

    2019 is the year of the diva dog! The dog fashion industry was once a topic that most would scoff at, however, over the years it has become apparent that fashion accessories for our furry friends are not going anywhere. In fact, the industry is booming as more and more companies are creating everything from customized collars and tags to sweaters and even sunglasses for dogs.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    5 Products That Keep Your Dog Safe In The Car

    Posted by LINK AKC on Jan 26, 2019

    Thinking of going on some adventures with your pup this year? Thankfully, these five products were designed to make doggy road trips safer and more enjoyable for both of you. Stumped on where to go? We've put together a list of incredible dog parks in the US that should be on your bucket list this year.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    Does Your Dog Need to Wear a Winter Coat?

    Posted by LINK AKC on Dec 09, 2018

    We've all heard people scoff at the notion that dogs need to wear clothes. During the cold winter months, however, a coat might be just the ticket for making your pup's life a whole lot more comfortable and help you both survive winter cabin fever. If you're concerned about the cold, there is absolutely nothing wrong with putting an extra layer on your dog.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    A New Leash On Life

    Posted by LINK AKC on Nov 06, 2018

    What could be better than switching up your pup's style up for fall? There is so much to do in the fall, from hiking to roadtripping. Why not tackle these adventures with a brand new leash? Whether you’re looking for a training leash, a comfortable grip, or a fashion statement, we’ve rounded up our favorites for you.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    The Perfect Pair: Dog & Owner Halloween Costumes

    Posted by LINK AKC on Oct 24, 2018

    Planning to rock matching dog and owner costumes at your Halloween party this year? Or maybe your plan is to stay at home, and surprise trick-or-treaters by answering the door in an outfit that coordinates with your best furry friend. It's not too late to make plans for a memorable holiday! Choose one of these spook-tacular dog and owner costumes to make this Halloween howlingly special. 

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    5 Reasons to Get a LINK AKC Smart Dog Collar

    Posted by LINK AKC on Apr 02, 2018

    Combining groundbreaking technology with a connected app on your iPhone or Android device, the award-winning LINK AKC Smart Collar helps your four-footed best friend live a healthier, safer and more active life. Learn about the five features that make our collar indispensable.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    Holiday Must-Haves: Ultimate Pet Tech Gift Guide

    Posted by LINK AKC on Nov 09, 2017

    Keeping your dog happy and healthy is one of the most important things you can do as a pet parent. You make sure they're eating the right food for their size, breed, and age, getting enough exercise and having treats that support all of their wellness goals. But what about when you're away from home or have plans after work with friends? There's a new trend in pet-tech and it involves toys, collars and more to give you peace of mind when you're with or away from your furry best friend. Some of these tech toys even make the not-so-great things about owning a dog (like their fur on the furniture) even better!

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    D.I.Y. Dog Halloween Costumes

    Posted by LINK AKC on Oct 20, 2017

    Does your pup have the pawfect Halloween costume yet? If the answer is no, don't worry! We found two Do It Yourself tutorials that we think you might like and one that can be the base for a ton of other costumes. They're super easy, even if you're not the most crafty dog pawrent on the block. 

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    Lapdog of Luxury: Accessories for an Upgrade | LINK AKC

    Posted by LINK AKC on Jul 13, 2017

    We live vicariously through our dogs. Three-hour naps followed by Frisbee with friends is a pretty sweet routine, but when you're ready to indulge in "champagne wishes and caviar dreams," try these luxury dog accessories.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    Top Dog Grooming Trends

    Posted by LINK AKC on Jul 05, 2017

    Whether it's a summer shave down or the standard breed-specific cut, your dog's grooming routine might be getting a bit routine. It's time to change it up! Many pawrents are venturing out and selecting trend-setting hairstyles for their dogs. We asked Helen Adler, owner of a grooming company in New York City, to clue us in on the latest trends.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    5 Adorable Dog Makeovers

    Posted by LINK AKC on Jun 21, 2017

    A trip to the grooming salon doesn't have to be routine. With a trendsetting groomer on her side, your dog can join a pup strut with a runway-worthy look. You'll find inspiration from these pawsitively stylish dog before and after shots.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    Best Dog Training Collars: 4 Must Have Features

    Posted by LINK AKC on May 20, 2017

    Training your four-legged friend is a challenge whether you're dealing with a new puppy, rescue dog or an older pooch that needs to learn a few new tricks. It's also a necessary and rewarding part of dog ownership, and it's easier if you have a collar that supports your training goals. How do you find the best dog training collar? Here are four things to help you choose:

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    Top 10 Dog Fashion Trends to Watch in 2017

    Posted by LINK AKC on Mar 13, 2017

    Dog clothes are all the rage for fashionable dogs and their equally fashionable owners. What began as a way to keep shorthaired or shaved dogs warm in colder months has burgeoned become a multi-faceted industry encompassing everything from dog collars to beach wear. That's right, fashionable doggies don't swim without appropriate clothing anymore. We asked Susan Fredricksen from Paw Paws USA for her doggie fashion trends to watch this year. Make sure your furry pal is dressed to keep up with her peers with these must-have dog clothes.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    An LED Collar is a Must for After Dark Safety

    Posted by LINK AKC on Feb 14, 2017

    Seeing in the Dark

    Finding ways to keep your pet safe is a constant concern for dog parents. And life outdoors after dark, whether you're taking a leisurely stroll around the block after dinner, playing in a park off leash or camping with the entire family, offers additional challenges. An LED dog collar, monitored from your smartphone, provides an essential safety element for your beloved pet and peace of mind for you.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories

    Link AKC wins Best of Innovation in Wearable Tech at CES 2017

    Posted by LINK AKC on Jan 04, 2017

    CES 2017, the biggest tech tradeshow of the year starts on Thursday, January 5th in Las Vegas and we’re excited to be part of it. The Las Vegas expo is known for showcasing the best new products from self-driving cars to drones, TVs, virtual reality and wearables.

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    Topics: Dog Accessories