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Pet Apparel - Inventory Essentials 2010

26 Bars & a Band

26 Bars & a Band’s Avant Garde Retractable Leashes now have the Avant Garde Dog Harnesses to accompany them. The harnesses are constructed with a light rain-resistant fabric similar to that of “soft shell” jackets. Features include easy-to-fasten adjustable hook and loop straps that adjust around the body and neck, and a re-enforced D-ring for security of the leash. Four sizes are available: XS, S, M, and L.




Bandabling’s Slobber Blotter is designed to blot a dog’s drool before it hits the floor, furniture, car and people. Because it is reusable, it eliminates the need for rags and paper towels, the manufacturer reports. The snap closure allows for easy sizing, safety and comfort, the company states, adding that the Blotter looks like a stylish bandana, not a drool bib.



Black Sheep Creations

Black Sheep Creations introduces Doggiewrappers, a black cape made of water-repellent material to help keep dogs dry; fleece lining provides dogs warmth. Instead of pulling the cape over the dog’s head, it uses buckle closures, making it easy to get on and off, the company states. An elastic band around the belly area is designed so it won’t slip off while in use. It accommodates standard leashes and leads and is also adaptable for harnesses.



Bookie and Belle

Bookie and Belle’s collar accessories help dress up any collar or leash up to 1 in. in width—just slide the accessories onto the collar or leash. They come in three designs and are available in 3½-in.- and 4-in.-wide styles.



Bow Wow Bling

Bow Wow Bling’s Earring Bling! is suitable for dogs, cats, ferrets, rats, bunnies, and gerbils. The earrings attach to the back of a pet’s ears with Bling! It On Glue, a safe, nontoxic, nonlatex glue that removes easily with baby oil, according to the company. Two sizes are available; each carded set has four pairs of and a spare of earrings in red, pink, purple and diamond; the glue is also included. Each hang card measures 4 in.x4 in. and a point-of-purchase display measures 12 in.x22 in.


Cocojor Hawaii

Cocojor Hawaii introduces the Hawaiian Style Fashion line, which features several clothing items for dogs. Aloha shirts are 65 percent polyester and 35 percent cotton for easy care, the company reports. Other items in the line include Lokelani Mu’u Mu’u (a dress), Pualei Mu’u Mu’u (a dress trimmed with a lei neckline), Moana Tea Dress, Puananala Sundress, Hawaii 5-0 Top (a sleeveless Aloha top with a square collar for males or round collar and ribbon for females), Hang Loose Tank Top, Menehune Overalls, Manoa Reversible Raincoat, Kualoa Outing Vest, Hawaiian Yukata (Japanese kimono), a Surfer Hat, Beach Hat, Sunset Cap, Paniolo Hat, and Rainbow Bandana.



DogChewz NYC

DogChewz NYC has added a line of spring raincoats to its collection. Colors include khaki with purple, fuchsia and baby blue. Sizes range from 8 in. to 20 in.. Other features include D-rings in small sizes and buttonholes for the bigger dogs. Matching grograin leads are available for coats with D-rings.




EzyDog’s Element Coat is a windproof, waterproof, fleece-lined coat that acts as a barrier in bad weather to keep pets warm and comfortable, the company states. The neck area contains neoprene stretch panels that are designed to produce a secure, custom fit. Two quick-release side buckles with cam-locks make fitting easy, and reflective properties allow for nighttime visibility, according to the company. Six designs and seven sizes are available.



Hip Doggie

Hip Doggie’s Major Trouble Raincoat is desogmed to be easy to get on and off with its Velcro closures, as well as its hood that snaps back or stays forward with drawstrings. It has an opening for a leash, and it folds inside its own backpack to become its own carrying case.



Kakadu Pet

Kakadu Pet’s Explorer Dog Coats come in two styles—one with a nylon outer layer and fleece lining and the other a double-fleece version. They are ideal for autumn and winter months and are designed for comfort and safety, the company states.



Neo-Paws International

Neo-Paws International debuts its Neoprene shoes, which are available in regular or high-performance. The all-purpose shoes are made of 100 percent neoprene, a waterproof rubber, according to the company. Twelve sizes are available to fit any breed or size of dog. The Summer Indoor & Outdoor Shoes are double-glued and blind-stitched on the inside. The bottom is coated with a full non-slip grip-grid rubber with extra gluing around the outside seams.




PooBoss unveils its K9 Utility Vest. Featuring a built-in bag dispenser and zippered mesh storage pocket, the vest offers a simple waste management solution, the company states.



Pooch Outfitters

Pooch Outfitters’ Leela Harness Top is a dressy and functional harness that comes in elephant prints and has rhinestones and lace trimmings, the manufacturer states. Velcro closures make it easy to put on and take off, according to the company. It comes packaged on a hanger in a poly bag.




RoadWagz offers its Tux Bib and Matching Paw Cuffs for special occasions. Featuring a bowtie and white collar, it has matching paw cuffs. The set comes in many color combinations and in sizes from XS to XL.



Roxy and Lulu

Roxy and Lulu’s Urban Glam Leopard Lurex Tutu and matching Tee are designed to fit a multitude of body types. It’s available in sizes XXS through XL (6 in. through 16 in., back length).




TeddyEddies presents its fashion line of the same name, which is designed by Edward Gould.



Wool and Kashmir

Wool and Kashmir’s hand-knit Bruno sweaters are created with natural fiber, eco-friendly yarns and come from renewable resources, the company reports. Sweaters are available in sizes XXS (8 in.), XS (10 in.), S (12 in.), M (14 in.) and L (16 in.). Custom sizing is also available.



Zoe & Co.

Zoe & Co. presents its London Peacoat, one of four outerwear styles from the company, Inspired by the vintage styles of London, the 3/4-length wool coat features an oversized collar, short flared sleeves, a leash hole and full lining. Velcro closures make it easy to put the garment on and take it off, according to the company. Multiple colors are available in four sizes: XS, S, M, and L.

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