They would like to see more sturdy dog gear available in a wider variety of sizes. For those with a preference for larger dog breeds, finding larger sizes should be available for Bull Mastiffs, Great Danes, Great Pyrenees, and other breeds in the 80+ pound weight range.
Our survey showed that men mentioned that during hot weather or for those who live in hot weather areas they would like to be able to keep their animals safely restrained but also cool with a sturdy yet breathable harness to help prevent their dogs from getting they overheat during hot weather. especially when they reside in temperate areas of the world. Or if your activity is particularly bumpy. You want a product to keep your pets cool.
Guys also wanted hands-free dog leashes so they could exercise or walk and have their hands free for water, cell phone, or bells. These hands-free leashes must meet all of the above criteria for masculinity, sturdy with metal buckles to prevent accidental release while providing this added convenience for the active man and his dog.
Now we know what men are looking for when preparing their dogs for walks, hikes, or any activity that includes their dogs. They want “tough” gear that looks like a man’s gear.