Galtee loves to wear his shoes after it rains; it saves him having to have his feet washed when he gets home. The Ruff Wear style he is wearing in the photos is no longer available; the new design is not as pretty. These shoes cost $65 about 3 years ago. I got one set of the same shoes from REI about 2 years ago for only $28–on clearance. Galtee has 4 sets of the same shoes. Other brands I bought just shredded after about only 2 wearings. The only durable brand for Galtee is Ruff Wear–and they stay on! He wears them with matching socks….