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Approach Dog Backpack


Approach Dog Backpack


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Approach Dog Backpack is available to buy in increments of 1

The Ruffwear Approach Pack is an everyday pack with excellent performance, fit, and functionality. It provides dogs with the ability to efficiently carry a load, generating instant four-legged motivation to explore.

It’s recommended that your dog carry no more than 25% of their body weight in their dog pack. If your dog is new to dog packs, start with a light load and work up to a heavier load as your dog gets accustomed to wearing the pack.

  • Customizable fit with five points of adjustment allow for full range of motion
  • Two leash attachment points: single-piece, anodized aluminum V-ring and webbing loop
  • Padded handle and non-slip girth straps offer good load dispersion for controlled and comfortable lifting
  • Trail-ready details: stash pockets and external gear loops
  • Radial cut, weight-forward saddlebag design creates passive compression that stabilizes pack contents
  • Harness suspension system provides stability, comfort and fit


  • XS: 0.8 lb / 6 L
  • S: 1.05 lb / 12.5 L
  • M: 1.15 lb / 14.5 L
  • L/XL: 1.3 lb / 24 L


  • XS: 17-22 in (43-56 cm)
  • S: 22-27 in (56-69 cm)
  • M: 27-32 in (69-81 cm)
  • L/XL: 32-42 in (81-107 cm)
  • In between sizes:  Choose the smallest size

Material: 420 Denier Nylon RipstopĀ 

Foam: Closed CellĀ