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Outward Hound Dog Backpack

Our new backpacks are perfect for the outdoors with their roomy saddlebag compartments, mesh pockets, and durable zippers, whether on the trail or around town. They are often used to give active working dogs a "job", thus calming them down.
Overall rating:
3.333 / 5
(3 reviews) 3
2 of 3(67%)customers recommend this product.
Reviews for Outward Hound Dog Backpack
Review 1 for Outward Hound Dog Backpack
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5 3 reviews

great backpack for working dogs

December 17, 2013
by emben
fromRichmond, VA
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?1
I bought this pack as an exercise tool for my 1 yo shepherd/plott hound mix.
My girl loves wearing the pack on walks and it helps her focus, but she hates doing her business with it on, so I love that the pockets easily detach from the harness piece. The pockets are spacious for carrying lots of weights, treats, water and what have you. Once she's better trained, I'm sure we'll use it on hikes and camping trips too.
My only issue is that the chest straps aren't as adjustable as I'd like them to be and it's a little tight trying to get it over my dog's head.
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Review 2 for Outward Hound Dog Backpack
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5 3 reviews


April 14, 2013
by Buckysafer
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?4
I was looking forward to having my 75 lb german shepherd pup wear this pack, but after only 3 times the one pack is pulling away from the harness. It is so disappointing because all that would be needed is reinforced stitching at the corners of the pack. I don't think a 16 oz water bottle should cause the stitching to fail. Poor workmanship!
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Review 3 for Outward Hound Dog Backpack
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5 3 reviews


April 4, 2013
by LibertyandJustice
fromNew York
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?5 or more
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Weekly
I bought one of these when they were on sale. I had my doubts about it fitting my dog, but I have absolutely nothing bad to say about it. It is spacious, and I have enough room to fit two medium size water bottles, one collapsible pet bowl, a stainless steel pet bowl, a medium size dog toy, a ziploc Baggie full of treats, a small first aid box, four booties, two bandanas and one small cloth. This has been very important to us because we go on a long hike every weekend and I got tired of carrying all the stuff. We walked five miles today and my dog got really wet from swimming in a river. The water did not leak through and my dog didn't really notice that it was there. There is some tough terrain in the park (rocks, tree roots, trees, thin trails, cliffs) and this is still in perfect shape. It is muddy, but we use it so much it doesn't stay clean for long so that's okay. It snagged on a few trees and some rocks today and I don't see any rips. It has a really convenient handle on the back and I clip the leash onto it. It fits my dog really well, and has so many straps so you know that it is secure. Two paws up!
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