Hurtta Expedition Parka vs Extreme Warmer

I said in the 2019 Gift Guide that the Expedition Parka is my new favorite coat for Robin and got a couple of shocked responses from those who know I previously LOVED the Extreme Warmer! So here’s a not-so-quick comparison of the two.

2019 Gift Guide

Our favorites from this summer and fall! Every item on here is something we own (or the newest version of something we own) and use all the time. Note – prices are for US Amazon! Please note: When you choose to purchase from any of the Amazon links in this post, Amazon gives me a…

2018 Gift Guide

No affiliate links. Just awesome stuff we’ve been using constantly this fall. Would love to hear what you think if you get something!   $15 and under: Kurgo Palm Water Bottle – $10 The ONLY water solution that’s ever jived with our needs. (This was actually the product that made me think of writing this…

Canine Equipment Ultimate Trail Dog Boots

Above all else, these boots are ridiculously flexible. This is a great thing, because boots are a weird thing for dogs to wear and the more flexible the sole and uppers, the more naturally they are able to move while wearing them.

Dog Sleeping Bag Comparison

We’ve gotten a few questions about the different dog sleeping bags we’ve tried – so here’s a quick comparison of specs between three bags: Alcott Explorer Sleeping Bag, Whyld River Doggy Bag, and the Hurtta Outback Dreamer.

MOD: Cuff Snaps on the Hurtta Body Warmer

There are no affiliate links in this article. I provide links to materials just to help you find what you need.  Our Body Warmers were sent to us by Hurtta America. Need help with fitting? Here’s a post I wrote about that. The Body Warmer is Hurtta’s baselayer coat – a thin knit with a…

Hurtta Eco Rain Blocker Raincoat

Unlike Hurtta’s other sleeved coats (the Body Warmer and Slush Combat Suit), the Rain Blocker comes in only one size per back length, which makes it much easier to choose a size…

Ruffwear Polar Trex Winter Dog Boots

Ruffwear’s $100 Polar Trex dog boots are the highest tech option I’ve seen so far, and feature an innovative new zipper cuff with good potential for keeping out snow. Read the review to find out how they stack up.

Hurtta Chill Stopper

The Chill Stopper is a lightweight softshell with wind and water resistance – the perfect shoulder season layer, in a sleek design that fits into a city environment as easily as a more rugged one.

Kurgo Core Cooling Vest

This post is part of our Summer Cooling Gear series! Exceptttt.. we never got through all the writeups while it was still warm, so here it is as an early reference for next year. See here for our previous Ruffwear Swamp Cooler (old model) review, and also check out the reviews of the Chilly Dogs Soaker Robe and Ruffwear Jet…

Hurtta Casual Padded Harness

We previously tried older-style Hurtta Padded and Padded Y harnesses and reviewed them here. We found them a little stiff, so we passed them on, but we recently received the brand new Casual Padded harness from Hurtta North America and it’s become our go-to harness. They’ve made some very important improvements to  Price: $30.00 Sizing and…