Review: Swamp Cooler & Kool Dog Collar

Products:  Ruffwear’s Swamp Cooler Jacket and the Kool Collar for Dogs. Purpose:  Keeping dogs cool in the heat.  Both products use evaporative cooling to lower body temperature.  The Swamp Cooler needs to be wet to work.  The Kool Collar comes with its own (nontoxic) gel pack that you ‘charge’ by freezing; or you can fill the […]

How to Beat the Heat, Part 1

Here’s Zip geared up for a hot summer commute into work.  We walk in from the South End, so it’s about 30 minutes at pug pace to get to the store on Newbury Street.  That’s too long without packing water, at a minimum.  Today we’re trying out the summer gear:  Ruffwear‘s Swamp Cooler Jacket, and […]