Some may say that nature itself acts as a dog’s swim trunks; with their fur and the cool breeze coming together to keep them dry and protect their modesty.
But to those naysayers, we say: ‘Why can’t a dog accessorise at the beach? And why can’t they do so while matching their loving owner?’
Amazon is also very anti-naysayer in this situation, as they’re offering up with a way a dog can do just that, selling matching trunks for pet and owner.
The Kove Mate trunks are the dog version, and they come in teal or striped sage green. Rather than pulling them on, you put them over their legs, and fasten a strap round their tummy, leaving room for pup to go to the loo and not feel restricted.
Kove Nomad is the human option, and come in matching prints, but with the standard swimming short design you know and love.
Both pairs are available in different sizes depending on the dog or man wearing them, and are quick-drying and stretchy.
Even better, each pair is made from eight recycled plastic bottles, helping towards clearing our oceans and make a difference to sealife.
The plastic bottles are cleaned and rinsed, then made into plastic beads that are spun into fibres and woven, with Kove having recycled over 200,000 water bottles into swim suits and swim tees over the years.
INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOUR PET: Spiked collars were originally fashioned in ancient Greece to protect dogs’ throats from wolf attacks.
There’s only one review for the dog pair, with the customer saying: ‘These are amazing. Got a pair for my dog. Ordered a size XL and it fit him well. He’s a 100 pound lab!’
They also shared some pretty adorable photographs of said 100 pound lab modelling his new wares.
Although there’s no real advantage to pup trunks, they’re a solid fashion choice to help your pooch stand out by the pool or sea. And since they already say dogs start to look like their owners over time, why not help things along with matching outfits?