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Posts tagged ‘dog walking’

Product review: New dog-walking hip pack from Tom Bihn

The last dog-walking hip bag I really liked was the OllyDog Walker, but it’s no longer available and there are days — especially hot days — when I look at it and think dang, that’s huge. I was happy, therefore, to catch a glimpse of the Citizen Canine, a new waist pack from Tom Bihn. Tom Bihn is a Seattle company I love — we own a range of their products, including their TSA-friendly laptop bag, the Imago messenger bag I  … Read more

Hands-free leash-holding: Clip on a carabiner

I first saw this on a dog-walking hip pack that I wasn’t otherwise enthused about, and I like it: You clip a carabiner or an S-Biner to your dog walking belt, or to a belt loop on your pants, and when you want to have your hands free you clip your dog’s leash handle to the carabiner. I’ve attached one to my OllyDog Walker, and I’ve used it a couple of times when I really wanted both hands free to  … Read more

Yet another hip pack for dog walking

This is my third post about hip packs for dog walking — I still love the OllyDog Walker I reviewed back in May, and if I wanted more room to carry stuff I’d be happy with the WalkyBag I found a couple of weeks later, but the one I just found today is worth a look. (It was cunningly concealed in a website about Golden Retrievers, so it’s just a fluke that I stumbled upon it.)

The Hound Hipster covers the  … Read more

Another hip pack for dog walking

While looking for something else, I came across another hip pack for dog walking or going to the dog park: the WalkyBag, either “Pro” (fully loaded with leash, harness, poop bags, etc.) or “Custom” (with only the Gulpy-type bottle; suitable for people who already have the items the Pro is loaded with). It looks like it’s a bit bigger than the OllyDog Walker reviewed earlier by Dog Jaunt, but you might like having the extra pocket. Like the OllyDog Walker,  … Read more