Here's Everything You Need to Take Your Dog Running With You

Your daily jog will be even better with your furry friend by your side. Once you've made sure your dog is ready to run, this gear will help you and your pup have the best experience during your workout.

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Tuff Mutt Hands Free Bungee Dog Leash from Chewy photo

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Hands Free Bungee Leash

Keep your hands free and your pup close with this leash that attaches around your waist. Made with a bungee cord to allow your dog some freedom without pulling you over, this leash is 60 inches long when fully expanded. It features two handles so you can pull your dog closer to you if needed. Plus, it has reflective stitching to keep the two of you visible after dark. Choose from three colors for your medium to large dog. ($33;

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Kurgo Journey Air Dog Harness from Chewy photo

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Dog Harness

You'll want to make sure your dog has a sturdy, comfortable harness before taking her on a long run. This Kurgo harness is designed for long walks, hikes, and jogs thanks to its soft padding and breathable material. It has a deep V-neck design to prevent strain on your dog's neck and reflective material to keep you and your running paw-tner safe at night. Plus, we love that it has a leash clip in the front and back to create a no-pull harness that works best for your dog. It's available in five adjustable sizes and three colors to fit your pup perfectly. ($50, usually $54;

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Boots & Barkley Silicone Dog Bowl from Target photo

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Silicone Dog Bowl

Your pup gets thirsty while exercising too, so it's important to always have frequent water breaks for him. This collapsible silicone water bowl makes taking a water break a breeze. Simply pop it open and fill it up with water for your dog, then collapse it and clip it to any bag, belt loop, or leash using the attached carabiner clip when you're done. Bonus: It's dishwasher safe. Choose between pink and blue. ($8;

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Kurgo K9 Excursion Running Belt from Chewy photo

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Running Belt

Keep everything for you and your running buddy in one place with this handy running belt. Simply attach any standard leash to one of the two sliding leash clips and snap the adjustable belt around your waist. The included water bottle keeps water on hand for you and your pup (and you can easily clip the water bowl above to the belt). It even has a pocket to stash your keys or ID that has a hole for easy poop bag access. ($32, usually $36;

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Musher's Secret Paw Protection Natural Dog Wax from Chewy photo

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Paw Wax

Sand, gravel, and harsh weather can wreak havoc on your pet's paws. Whether it's too hot, too cold, or you've decided to tackle some rugged terrain, this paw wax will keep your pup protected. Apply it directly to and in between your dog's paw pads. It's 100 percent natural and non-toxic, so you can feel good about using it (with no need to worry if they lick at it a bit). Plus, it's moisturizing and feels soothing on cracked paws too. ($13, usually $15;

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