Putting Dogs & the Ocean First


Oh, hey there, and welcome to Ocean Hound - the place where you can find comfortable and durable nautical rope dog gear that's better for you, your dog, and our oceans. Ocean Hound exists because I, Julie, understand one thing very clearly. And that is that you want strong, durable dog gear that gives you a sense of security - and you want that gear to be extremely comfortable for both you and your dog.

And more than that? You want your purchases to make an impact. Founded in 2019 by me, Ocean Hound started as a dream to create secure, durable dog gear using recycled plastic water bottles and impact the number of plastics entering our oceans. And now we've got dog friends across the country running around with our ReBottled™ nautical rope dog gear, and together, we're keeping plastics out of our oceans.

As a dog mom to five big dogs (Yep, five! I'm THAT crazy dog lady), I was looking for a strong, solid leash I could trust on our adventures. And I needed something that wouldn't give me friction burn when my dog pulled and could get wet without losing shape, getting heavy, or smelling funky.

Growing up, I spent time in Pine Point, Maine, and fell in love with the coastal charm of New England. Those memories led me to nautical ropes strong enough to dock a boat and built to get wet. I knew with the meaningful design of those ropes, by using fibers made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles, Ocean Hound could make its impact on reducing the number of plastics entering our oceans.

So I quit my product management job in corporate America to focus full-time on Ocean Hound. After years of research, experimentation, and lots and lots of adventures with our dogs, I created the industry-disrupting ReBottled™ Nautical Rope Leash.

The ReBottled™ Nautical Rope Dog Gear you will find here at Ocean Hound is all driven by my desire to provide the most secure and most comfortable coastal-inspired gear for you and your dog. It is how we help you have the safest and most fun adventures with your dog while making an impact on our oceans.


Creating our ReBottled™ Nautical Rope

The recycled bottles we use are collected before they have a chance to become ocean plastic pollution. Once the bottles are shredded into flake and the flake is melted into pellets to become fibers, the fibers are woven together to create our signature ReBottled™ nautical rope.

Ocean Hound ReBottled Process - Making Leashes from Recycled Plastics

Your Impact
When you buy an original ReBottled Nautical Rope Leash, you're keeping nine plastic water bottles out of our oceans.

Each leash is hand-spliced in coastal Massachusetts and finished with authentic, marine-grade hardware, including a stainless steel nautical thimble for added strength and durability.

 Ocean Hound Navy ReBottled Leash

As a small business, your support means everything. We hope you and your dog(s) love our ReBottled Nautical Rope Dog Gear as much as we do!

Go play & have fun,