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This pocket sized collapsible design makes it easy & convenient to feed your pup on-the-go. Machine washable & Made in California!
This pocket sized collapsible design makes it easy & convenient to feed your pup on-the-go. Machine washable & Made in California!
162 backers pledged $6,533 to help bring this project to life.

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Montara Pop-Up Dog Bowl: Easy & Portable Pup Hydration

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Have you ever tried to feed your dog water from your hands and gotten seriously slimy? Have you fumbled with a clunky silicone bowl and dropped it right on your pup's head? As everyone at the cafe watched!? 

We've all been through some of those more awkward moments in dog parenthood.

So we designed the Montara Pop-Up Bowl, a sleek & convenient portable dog bowl that brings ease & joy to every moment spent with your beest!

Compact & Light

After exploring with different forms, sizes, & folding techniques, we arrived at a box shape that can be constructed from a single piece of fabric. We doubled up on the layers to create an outer shell & lining for more structure and to build in a strap that keeps bowl closed.

Montara Bowl measures 5" x 2.5" folded down & weighs only 1.6 oz!

That's about 50% smaller & lighter than a silicone bowl. Call it truly portable :) 

Clockwise from top left:  Closed  |  Open Outside  |  Open Inside  | Popped Up
Clockwise from top left: Closed | Open Outside | Open Inside | Popped Up

Pops Up in 1 Second

Simply pull the loops on either side of the bowl to pop it up. Voila!

Loops are reflective so you can spot the bowl while feeding in the dark - think camping trip. You can also use them as good ol' handles to move bowl from one place to another.

Oh, It Holds (& Feeds!)

This bowl's designed to hold water, all 3 cups full! The whole made-from-one-piece thing also means no seams to cause major leakage. The slightly tapered profile securely contains what's inside. Outer shell & lining are food safe, water-resistant & dries fast. Plus, it's machine washable!

When in use, bowl measures 5" x 5" x 2.5" tall.

Opening of the bowl measures 4" x 4", sufficiently accommodating diverse snout shapes. 

Easy Toting

When not in use, the built-in outer strap keeps bowl closed with a minimal velcro tab -- please, none of that zipper nonsense! 

This nifty little detail also allows you to attach the bowl around your leash handle so you can always keep it close. No more bulky plastic bowl swinging from your leash or backpack! 

Made Locally With Love

We're working with our trusty manufacturing team here in the Bay Area to bring the Montara bowl to life. With much experience and love for their craft, the team delivers the best quality dog products you can find anywhere and this project will be no exception.

Colors

We're all about colors and going for 6 right out the gate! We've thought about "stretch goals" and "Kickstarter strategy" but let's save those for another time. If you like this project, just back it, simple as that. The hard part is having to pick from 6 amazing color choices! :) 

Heck, you can always get all 6 and stash 'em everywhere -- on your leash, in the car, at the office, in your favorite jacket pocket... you get the idea.

From left to right:  Red  |  Turquoise  |  Navy  |  Olive  |  Black  |  Charcoal
From left to right: Red | Turquoise | Navy | Olive | Black | Charcoal

Rewards

We've got so many GOOD rewards for you to choose from, all featuring our very own Wildebeest designs - Funston Leash, Alamo Treat Pouch, and of course, the Montara Bowl.

Colors on this chart DO NOT reflect what you'll get. YOU get to choose ALL your colors!

US Shipping is $3 or free for pledges over $50. Int'l shipping ranges from $12 to $25.


Watch the Embroidery video HERE!

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!

As a self funded small business, every new product we launch is a huge risk for us. Though we've successfully launched many great products on our own, we decided to turn to the Kickstarter community for the Montara Pop Up Bowl because we feel it has a truly universal appeal and deserves greater attention.

This is a short 15 day campaign so if you're excited about this project, jump on it and make a pledge TODAY! And please spread the word about this project in your dog lover community!

Thanks for checking out our campaign and helping us bring the latest & greatest Wildebeest product to life :)

Wildebeest is a small San Francisco studio led by founder and designer Jane Lee. Jane started Wildebeest in 2011 after adopting her dog Shelby from SPCA, wanting to create a new standard in the pet industry with more thoughtfully designed & made dog products.

Based in San Francisco, we design everything we make and make it with love. We’re animal lovers, obviously!, who are passionate about creating products we want to use everyday and making them accessible to all. Discover the wonders of Wildebeest!

Risks and challenges

While we cannot foresee unusual obstacles that may rise during our production process, based on our experience and problem solving skills, we feel fairly confident about meeting the timeline and goals we've set in place.

Our production is ready to start as soon as we meet our Kickstarter goal. So the sooner we meet our goal, the sooner you can bring it on your adventures with beest!

We're allowing ourselves up to 3 weeks to get our first batch of bowls ready and starting to ship out within the month of June! This quick timeline is ONLY possible due to our partnership with local manufacturing. AND of course, with YOUR help! :)

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    Thank You!

    Don't have a dog, but want to back this awesome project anyway? Every dollar counts. Thank you!

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    Single Bowl | Early Beest

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    Enjoy the Montara Pop-Up Bowl in the color of your choice, customized with your beest's name!

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    Try different colors or share with a friend, plus take advantage of the 20% off Early Beest discount!

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    Double Bowl

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    Single Bowl + Leash

    Enjoy the Montara Pop-Up Bowl & Funston Leash together. Mix & match colors and save 10% off the bowl.

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    Triple Bowl

    Try different colors, share with a friend, or stash away in your glove compartment! This bundle saves you 15% off retail value.

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    Single Bowl + Treat Pouch

    Enjoy Montara Pop-Up Bowl & Alamo Treat Pouch together. Mix & match and save 10% off the bowl.

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    Double Bowl + Leash

    Enjoy 2 Montara Pop-Up Bowls & Funston Leash together. Mix & match colors and save 15% off the bowls.

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    Double Bowl + Treat Pouch

    Enjoy 2 Montara Pop-Up Bowls & Alamo Treat Pouch together. Mix & match colors and save 15% off the bowls.

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    Bowl + Leash + Treat Pouch

    Complete your park day with the trio of Montara Pop-Up Bowl, Funston Leash & Alamo treat pouch. Mix & match colors and save 20% off the bowl.

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    • Funston Waterproof Leash (4 ft)
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    Double Bowl + Double Leash

    Enjoy 2 Montara Pop-Up Bowls & 2 Funston Leashes together. Mix & match colors and save 20% off the bowls.

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    6 Pack

    Try every color & have plenty of goodness to go around! Enjoy this 6 Pack o' bowls with our best value offer at 20% off retail value.

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    6 Pack | Custom

    Try every color & have plenty of goodness to go around, with each bowl customized with your beest's name! Save 20% off retail value.

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    6 Bowls + 6 Leashes

    Dog walker deal! Mix & match this beestly bundle and save 30% off the bowls.

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