At my house in the early hours of Saturday morning, we will of course be #BackingBlack, and perhaps in predictable style the only one of us that will be actually wearing a black rugby jersey will be Twiggy the Bulldog (follow me on Instagram to see Twiggy sporting her Dogs of Desire ‘McPaw’ rugby jersey on game day!). With the nation in black-out, here’s what you need to prep for game day with your four legged friend.
- Kong Extreme. This classic dog toy is long lasting and perfect for stuffing with treats, available from most pets shops and online from Pet.co.nz
- Kitty Oval Black Bowl. The low/wide design of this bowl makes it perfect for sensitive kitty whiskers and at just $14.95 it’s also a bargain! Available online from Pet Central
- White/Black Canvas Lead by Love Thy Beast. Designed and hand crafted in New York, this monochromatic lead would look great paired with a matching canvas collar. Available instore and online from Eight Paws
- ‘A dog can change the way you see the world’ women’s tee by Dog is Good. Available in sizes small to XXL, this is a must-have for any dog lover! Order online from Puss & Pooch
- Wild Whiskers catnip cat toys by Love Thy Beast. Made with eco felt and filled with 100% organic catnip, these sophisticated cat toys is sure to be a hit! Available instore and online from Eight Paws
- ‘The Cat Burglar’ cat bow tie by Sweet Pickles’ Designs. Hand made in the USA, these adorable accessories slip onto any standard cat collar. Perfect for every feline fashionista! Available online from Puss & Pooch
- ‘Dog is Good’ signature cap by Dog is Good. Designed in the USA by leading lifestyle brand Dog is Good, this unisex cap features quality construction and detailing. Available online from Puss & Pooch
- All Blacks pet ID tag. The range of official canine supports gear from Champions of the World includes ID tags, collars and travel bowls. Available in store and online from Champions of the World
- Spike the Spider by Jax and Bones. This little creep is hand-tied and made with 100% natural and chemical-free vegetable dyes. Available from Pet.co.nz
- Flip Stich Bed (in black and grey) by Love Thy Beast. Durable, practical, stylish and comfortable. Available instore and online from Eight Paws
- Dog is Good water bottle for dogs. These light weight stainless steel water bottles (for dogs!) feature a large ball-bearing flow control, carabiner and fit any standard sized cup holder. Available from Pet Central and Pet.co.nz
- Jailhouse Striped Merino Tee by Mr Soft Top. Made in NZ from 100% Merino wool these pullovers offer lightweight warmth. Available in sizes XS to XXL and in an array of colours. Available online from Mr Soft Top
McPaw Rugby Jersey by Dogs of Desire. Handmade in Auckland, New Zealand. These have to be the ultimate in canine RWC supporters gear!
GO the All Blacks! #BackingBlack #EverythingBlack