Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co
One morning in Santa Monica, CA coffee-lover Jordan Karcher happened upon a dog adoption event. With no initial preparation or planning, he walked home that same day with a malnourished dalmatian Molly. Inspired by the positive impact Molly has had...
For those who are toting their dogs around, it'll be hard to find one more appropriate and stylish than this offering from Cloud7. It incorporates a removable undyed sheep's wool inlay and a safety leash. The outside structure is adjustable (and washable...
Award-winning pet photographer and animal rights activist Seth Casteel compiled his captivating photographs of puppies under water into a book featuring 72 highly entertaining portraits.
Upcycled iMac Pet Bed
The '90s stay alive—for your animals at least—with this upcycled iMac pet bed. This isn't some nostalgic reproduction, this is the actual shell of a candy-colored computer hollowed out to make room for a cozy nook for a small dog or cat.
South African designer Porky Hefer pleases dogs and adults alike with Rogz Grinz, a hilarious throw toy that turns your pup's mouth into an ear-to-ear grin.
Laurel Braitman Reads Pets' Minds
Senior TED fellow and science historian Laurel Braitman delivered one of the most engaging talks at TED's 2014 conference. Her topic? Animal psychology and the emotional spectrum of pets. Braitman has studied the history of science for years—most...
A solid pack and pair of sturdy hiking boots are essentials for all outdoor enthusiasts, but nothing propels you further and with a better attitude than having a dog by your side. After a long day when all parties are exhausted through, having your...
PetNic Basket by Miriam Mirri for Alessi
Rounding out celebrated designer Miriam Mirri's ever popular range of accessories for dogs and cats (with uses extending beyond the world of pet owners), Italian brand Alessi now offers the PetNic Basket. This carryall is charming and handy, with...
With the recent release of its teeny yet powerful Trax realtime GPS solution, start-up Wonder Technology Solutions joins a growing list of Swedish wearables-focused companies with roots in the crowdfunding system. The successfully Kickstarted Trax...
Spoil Me Rotten Dog Biscuits
The natural, artisanal and small-batch renaissance hasn't left the pet world untouched—with some hits (like CH favorite Bocce's Bakery) and some misses. Spoil Me Rotten Dog Biscuits are the newest to receive paw-prints of approval from CH mascots...
Nylon Leash and Collar
Beware of the dog, cause this handsome hound is making one serious fashion statement. Luxury dog clothing and accessories brand Ware of the Dog is inspired by the graphic sensibility and humor inherent in "Beware of the Dog" signs. From their stylish...
Giant Lips Dog Toy
Move over Dita Von Teese, there's a new pair of blazing red lips in town! The Giant Lips Dog Toy from Third Drawer Down is your pet's favorite fetch toy with a wicked sense of humor. The plump pout is affixed to a non-toxic ball and is sure to inspire...
While there's an impressive offering of high-quality leashes four four-legged friends on the market, like RESQ/CO's rope leash, sometimes a bit of attitude is what the dog park lacks. Recently launched Rio de Janeiro-based Zee.Dog creates high-quality...
RESQ/CO Rope Dog Leash
From print journals dedicated to dogs to digital sensors for monitoring your pooch's activity and health, we've seen some pretty spectacular products aimed at canine culture. And so, handmade accessories don't seem like that far of a stretch. Using...
Nike Fuelband, Jawbone UP, Fitbit Flex—there's no shortage of personal tech accessories to aid in the always popular search for the quantified self. But what about the number two in your life? Thankfully, there's Whistle, an on-collar monitor to...
Arrf Scarf Ice Cream for Dogs
Beef Brisket, Peanut Butter Bacon and Gouda Burger probably aren't the flavors that come to mind when you think of ice cream. But then again, you probably don't have four legs and identify with a certain type of breed. Leo Emerson—a Brussels...
Brad's Raw 4 Paws
While the raw food revolution transforms the eating habits of health conscious humans, Brad's Raw Foods—known for their savory vegetable based chips, crackers and crunchy kale—is launching a line of raw treats for dogs. We found the...
Ware of The Dog
Riffing on ubiquitous "Beware of the Dog" yard signs, Ware of The Dog is a line of clothing for fashionable canines, whcih include colorful merino jacquard and luscious alpaca fur to serve as a second coat. Ware also cleverly breaks down their online...
CH Gift Guide: Kids and Pets
The may be short in stature, but you still need to give them presents. (If you've ever tried to shortchange a well behaved toddler or a treat-deserving terrier, you know what we mean). Kids and pets can be a troubling demographic for both parents and...
Bamboo Lounge Bed
Let pooch kick up his paws in a velvet-soft pet bed featuring a custom floral print by San Francisco artist Alicia Pompei, a reversible interior cushion and eco-friendly filler made from post-consumer recycled bottles.
Leather Dog Leash
Walk your favorite canine in regal style with this handmade leather dog leash complete with solid brass snap.
Jonathan Kirschner readily admits that the idea for the initial prototype of WaterDog was born mostly out of laziness. Romeo, Kirschner's Great Dane, would often beg his owner for a drink during their daily walks. While he was happy to oblige and...
Besides their quiet companionship, cats offer a relatively low level of demand as a pet. Owners and their feline friends will enjoy the freedom of cat lover Philip Eu's cleverly named invention, the Gatefeeder. The minimally designed controlled...