An Ode to Shark Week

Get Leashed celebrates the passing of another fin-tastic Shark Week

By Danielle Goreski

Photo credit: stormydog/CC

Nothing gets the blood pumping like the yearly, up-close look at the cold, dead eyes of one of the world’s scariest predators–thanks for the nightmares “Shark Week.” But while sharks might be the ultimate killing machines, these adorable, shark-inspired pet accessories almost have us rethinking our fear of the open sea.

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sharkswimvestSwimWays, Sea Squirts Doggie Swim Vest

Is it true that most people get attacked by sharks in three feet of water about ten feet from the beach?” Jaws, 1975.

Keep Fido afloat in adorably menacing fashion with the SwimWays® Sea Squirts® Doggie Swim Vest™, which features a full-body flotation to support your dog in and out of the water and a flexible dorsal fin and handle. You can also turn your pup into a land shark by attaching a leash to the metal D-ring on the back. Whether on land or at sea, your dog will definitely be the center of attention with this fin-tastic swim aid! Made of heavy-duty neoprene.

SwimWays, Sea Squirts Doggie Swim Vest, $29.99

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sharkbedShark Bed

No need to call Finn for help! It’s absolute cuteness to the rescue with this sweet little Shark Bed that was previously featured on Katy Perry’s Twitter with her cat, Kitty Purry.

This pet bed is perfect for small dogs or chubby cats weighing up to 25 pounds. Manufactured using nanotechnology from Japan, the bed guarantees a clean and fresh environment for your pet. The walls of the bed are coated with non-toxic silver nanoparticles, which destroy bacteria, viruses, and ammonia from any accidents, while the inside padding is removable and machine-washable.

Shark Bed, $100.00

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