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Dogs that are lightweight, have short legs, or will be spending time out on the boat in deep waters with you should be outfitted with their own life vest or jacket. Too much noise and activity can be distracting. Begin with a quiet area of the lake, river or pool, and keep your dog leashed at all times in case she gets into trouble—and to keep her from swimming too far out. The leash should not come off until she is able to swim unassisted and is consistently returning to you when called back.
Dogs who can’t swim — though they may try their best — are typically those with large, heavy chests in relation to their hindquarters, and they often have short muzzles. These dogs may swim well enough to splash about a little under supervision while wearing a life vest, but that’s about it. The most extreme example of these breeds, the , is so poorly built for water survival that breeders and rescue groups often require a home check to ensure that a pool is safely fenced off, and that an emergency monitor is used to alert those inside the house when something, such as a child or dog, breaks the surface of the water. typically sink like rocks.
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Here’s a fun and functional swim vest that’ll let your dog swim in style. Designed specifically for canines, the shark swim vest features a cute dorsal fin and a handle on the back allowing for quick control of your pup. It’ll definitely make your dog the center of attention! Swimming is a fun activity that dogs enjoy. With Dog Swim Vest, playing in the water becomes even more exciting. This dog clothing consists of buoyancy cells to keep your canine buddy afloat. It is made from 1680 denier nylon and includes a reflective trim and a D-ring for leash attachment. The harness design of this dog clothing allows excellent mobility for your dog.The Fido Float features: collar-to-tail back zipper closure (easy on and off), reflective label and bright yellow color (aids visibility), generous closed-cell buoyancy support, U-shaped buoyancy collar keeps your dog's head above water, ergonomic fit prevents twisting, stepping or swimming out of the vest and a mesh underside for additional comfort and support. Easy care nylon makes these dog swimming vests quick to dry, long lasting and easy to store. Comes in 6 sizes.The is a performance dog life vest designed for use in the rough water conditions often encountered in rafting and kayaking. The K-9 Float Coat is ideal for use on active dogs that frequently engage in swimming and other water activities for prolonged periods of time. The Ruffwear K-9 Float Coat features several layers of closed-cell foam along with precisely sculpted contours that match the shape of the dog for maximum buoyancy and prolonged comfort. The Float Coat features a telescopic collar that adjusts to the size of the dog and protective covers for all buckles to prevent accidental release. The underside of the Float Coat contains flotation foam as well, which provides additional buoyancy for the dog.