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WEST MARINE Neoprene Pet Vest

Specially designed for man’s best friend, this flotation device helps provide swimming endurance for Fido. Abrasion-resistant neoprene is soft and comfortable for your pet. Features include a handler’s strap for easy recovery and with SOLAS reflective surfaces for nighttime visibility.

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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Pet Vest, Small, 18"-24" Chest Girth, >12" Back Length, 12-24lb. Weight 10981660 65120259
In stock online.

$39.99

Pet Vest, Medium, 24"-30" Chest Girth, >16" Back Length, 24-60lb. Weight 10981678 65130259
In stock online.

$39.99

Pet Vest, Large, 27"-36" Chest Girth, >21" Back Length, 60-90lb. Weight 10981686 65140259
In stock online.

$39.99

Pet Vest, X-Large, 33"-44" Chest Girth, >27" Back Length, 90-120lb. Weight 10981694 65150259
In stock online.

$39.99

Product Description

Specially designed for man’s best friend, this flotation device helps provide swimming endurance for Fido. Abrasion-resistant neoprene is soft and comfortable for your pet. Features include a handler’s strap for easy recovery and with SOLAS reflective surfaces for nighttime visibility.

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West MarineNeoprene Pet Vest
 
4.3

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

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    (2)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Adjustable (7)
  • Comfortable (6)
  • Waterproof (5)
  • Good size/fit (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (5)
    • Chest Size:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
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4.0

great vest for your dog

By boom

from staten island ny

About Me Intermediate

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adjustable
  • Comfortable
  • easy to lift handle
  • Good Ventilation
  • Lightweight
  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating
    • Paddling

    Comments about Neoprene Pet Vest:

    The west marine store was a great help the showed use the vest they had and help us find the right one for our dog which wasn't easy since he is a litte fat but the one we found fits him good was very easy to adjust he doesnt try to get out of it so we guess he likes it to the handle on it makes it easy to lift him out of the water and he doesn't have any problem swimming in it.

    • Chest Size:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Great! No rubbing! Dog spends hours in the water with it.

    By Jay

    from Lake Ozark MO.

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Neoprene Pet Vest:

          Working great for us. Our dog is a nut for the water and spends hours swimming on her own. We needed something that wouldn't rub her raw and this is work really well.

          • Chest Size:
          • Feels true to size

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great fit

          By Harbor Dawg

          from Gig Harbor WA

          About Me Advanced

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Comfortable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boating
            • Paddling
            • Personal Watercraft

            Comments about West Marine Neoprene Pet Vest:

            We have two West Highland Terriers around 20LBs. We have used the Outward hound and the West Marine deluxe in the past. The West Marine Deluxe only uses two straps around the body which cause the straps to dig in when lifting the dogs by the handle. The outward hound is a great jacket but the fit could have been better on a small dog. It was bulky around the neck and the reinforcing cloth under the belly proved to be a restrictive for a male dog. The WM Neoprene fit exceptionally well with a zipper on the top and allowed freedom of movement. There is band that raps completely around the belly but still allows the dogs to relieve themselves with out removing the jacket. It all comes down to how the jackets fit your particular dog.

            • Chest Size:
            • Feels true to size
             
            4.0

            Great for older dog

            By Dogbalou

            from Redding, CA

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Waterproof

            Cons

            • Hard to Adjust

            Best Uses

            • Boating

            Comments about Neoprene Pet Vest:

            We purchased these for both of our dogs. Our hound didn't swim and we felt secure with the dog vest on her. Our lab/pit cross loves to swim but is 13 now. You can tell she feels secure as she swims further out with her vest on. She doesn't mind waiting for me to zip it up.

            • Chest Size:
            • Feels true to size

            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            comfortable and well made

            By shortstop

            from anacortes, wa

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Good Ventilation
            • Lightweight
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Boating
              • Canoeing

              Comments about Neoprene Pet Vest:

              great pfd.

              • Chest Size:
              • Feels true to size

              (25 of 26 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              It almost killed my dog !!!!

              By Just Jeff

              from Charles County Md.

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Adjustable

              Cons

              • Restricts Movement
              • Too Hot

              Best Uses

              • Boating

              Comments about Neoprene Pet Vest:

              My dog weighs 92lbs, is skilled in swimming so I though this would be a great add on considering his age of 8. I purchased the recommend size for the dog's weight ... When he jumped into the river I had to reach in and pull him up with the handle bringing his head above water!! He was literally sinking !! I cradled him all the way to the shore. I removed the "life vest" to check it's buoyancy and found it had little to none. I doubled the vest and found minimal effort was needed to push it under the water! Now that that was over I had to reassure my dog that things were ok he eventually swam back to the boat three separate times on his own with out the vest.
              I purchased this in case of an emergency for my dog and was really liking the idea but after seeing what I saw this vest won't do it. Seriously if I wasn't there when he jumped in I would have lost my best friend !! Test this product on with dog before relying on a emergency to only assume this will work.

              (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Super & Safe for our Poodle Honey Bear!

              By Cindy Lou Who?

              from Morehead City, North Carolina

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Pros

              • Adjustable
              • Comfortable
              • Good Fit

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Swimming

                Comments about Neoprene Pet Vest:

                The Pet Life Vest is used when we go out
                boating. We live at the Coast and needed a
                reliable vest for Honey Bear.

                Thanks, Thanks, Thanks.

                • Chest Size:
                • Feels true to size

                (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Charly's security

                By CAPNMAITAI

                from ROCKPORT, TX

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Good Fit
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Canoeing
                  • Swimming

                  Comments about West Marine Pet Vest, Large, 27"-36" Chest Girth, >21" Back Length, 60-90lb. Weight:

                  Extra protection for your best friend

                  • Chest Size:
                  • Feels true to size

                  (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Our black lab, Duncan, fell overboard!

                  By Capt. Jim

                  from Coles Pt, VA (Potomac River)

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Good Fit
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                  • Hot

                  Best Uses

                  • Boating safety

                  Comments about West Marine Pet Vest, X-large, 33"-44" Chest Girth, >27" Back Length, 90-120lb. Weight:

                  After our dog fell in the river in the dark, we decided he needed a vest with a reflective band and a handle to pull him back onto the boat. This vest fills the bill perfectly.

                  • Chest Size:
                  • Feels true to size

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