Go, dog, go! Your four-footed trail pal will be proud to schlep their own hydration in Ruffwear’s snazzy new Trail Runner™ Dog Running Vest.

The vest is super easy to put on even the most fidgety pup, and it’s exceptionally comfortable. Ruffwear clearly put a lot of thought into its design; we really can’t think of anything to improve on! Made to move, the vest is adjustable, breathable, and – very importantly – bounce-free.

There are two zippered side pockets that securely hold Hydrapak® soft flasks (included). Additionally, a top zippered pocket can hold a collapsible bowl (check out Ruffwear’s Trail Runner™ Bowl) and poop bags-a-plenty. A reinforced webbing tow loop allows for secure leash attachment at the rear.

Michele Lamelin’s four legged trail friend – Anneke – wearing the Ruffwear Trail Runner™ Dog Running Vest. Photo: Michele Lamelin

The Trail Runner™ Dog Running Vest comes in sizes from XS to L/XL, and comes in two vibrant colors for this season: Lichen Green and Blue Pool.

How do I get my dog used to wearing a pack?

Try having your dog wear their pack on walks and short hikes. It’ll give both of you the chance to get to know the pack and its features. Plus, you can dial in the fit. Start with an empty pack, then work up to carrying some weight.

Lots of praise, treats, and fun while the pack is on go a long way when a dog is warming up to a pack.


Made to Move

Adjustable vest-style design

Adjustable vest-style design for comfortable and bounce-free water carry while running.

Carry hydration & essentials

Adjustable vest-style design

Two large zippered side pockets for carrying soft flasks or other running essentials.

Strong connection

Reinforced webbing tow loop leash attachment point.

running vest for dog

Materials & Care

Materials Care
  • Main body fabric: polyester air mesh (bluesign® approved)
  • Pockets: 150 denier 91% nylon/9% spandex
  • Chest and belly straps: 20 mm nylon webbing and ITW Nexus Mach 1 cam lock buckles
  • Zippers: YKK reverse coil zippers
  • Made in Vietnam
  • Hand wash
  • Mild detergent
  • Air dry

MSRP: $109.95 • ruffwear.com


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