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Deluxe Pet Life Jackets

Keep your faithful companion safe on the water!

Though you might consider your pet a strong swimmer, fast currents or choppy water can sometimes prove too much for your faithful companion. Our new Deluxe Pet Life Jackets have been redesigned to keep your pet safe and comfortable on the water. New sizing provides maximum flotation while maintaining a comfortable fit for total freedom of movement.

  • D-Ring for attaching leash
  • Reflective trim
  • Padded handle
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Deluxe Pet Life Jacket, Yellow, Large (27"-36" Chest Girth; >21" Back Length; 60-90lb. Weight) 7837263 WM-DPV-YEL-L
In stock online.

$29.99

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Deluxe Pet Life Jacket, Yellow, Medium (24"-30" Chest Girth; >16" Back Length; 24-60lb. Weight) 7837255 WM-DPV-YEL-M
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$29.99

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Deluxe Pet Life Jacket, Yellow, Small (18"-24" Chest Girth; >12" Back Length; up to 12-24lb. Weight) 7837248 WM-DPV-YEL-S
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$29.99

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Deluxe Pet Life Jacket, Yellow, X-Large (33"-44" Chest Girth; >27 Back Length; 90-120lb. Weight) 7837271 WM-DPV-YEL-XL
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$29.99

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Deluxe Pet Life Jacket, Yellow, X-Small (12"-18" Chest Girth; >9" Back Length; up to 12lb. Weight) 7837230 WM-DPV-YEL-XS
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$29.99

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Product Description

Keep your faithful companion safe on the water!

Though you might consider your pet a strong swimmer, fast currents or choppy water can sometimes prove too much for your faithful companion. Our new Deluxe Pet Life Jackets have been redesigned to keep your pet safe and comfortable on the water. New sizing provides maximum flotation while maintaining a comfortable fit for total freedom of movement.

  • D-Ring for attaching leash
  • Reflective trim
  • Padded handle

Specs

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West MarineDeluxe Pet Life Jackets
 
4.1

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (22)
  • Adjustable (21)
  • Comfortable (17)
  • Durable (17)
  • Good ventilation (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (22)
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting (8)
  • Paddling (5)
  • Personal watercraft (4)
    • Chest Size:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      96% 

      (22 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Intermediate (14), Advanced (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My Pom loves his life vest

My Pomeranian loves this life vest. He loves the water but gets tried so he could not swim as long. So I decided to buy this life vest he can stay in the water...Read complete review

My Pomeranian loves this life vest. He loves the water but gets tried so he could not swim as long. So I decided to buy this life vest he can stay in the water and play longer! We also take him on the boat and I feel like a life vest is a must for any dog on a boat.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Dangerous: pets float face down

This is a terrific life vest except for one critical aspect: The large amount of floatation in the back and lack of collar floatation means the pet floats face (head) down and could...Read complete review

This is a terrific life vest except for one critical aspect: The large amount of floatation in the back and lack of collar floatation means the pet floats face (head) down and could easily drown.

A simple redesign could address this "fatal flaw." Until then, purchase a different vest with this critical feature.

Reviewed by 28 customers

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5.0

Pet Jackets

By Chris G

from New Hampshire

About Me Intermediate

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adjustable
  • Good Ventilation
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating
    • Canoeing

    Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

    Fits nice on my two jack Russells, easily grab the handle and pick them up

    • Chest Size:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Dog Now Sails with Confidence

    By Skipper Bob

    from Chesapeake Bay

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Easy Grab Handle
    • Good Ventilation
    • Lightweight
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Boating
      • Canoeing
      • Paddling
      • Personal Watercraft

      Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

      The life vest helped my dog feel more comfortable on the boat and on the water, and I worry less as well.

      • Chest Size:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      We Would Buy This Product

      By Guy and Donna

      from Sacramento, Santa Cruz, CA

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adjustable
      • Comfortable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Boating

        Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

        Puppy.

        • Chest Size:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        3.0

        Better if had a shackle for the leash clip

        By Nauticat

        from Santa cruz

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Generally satisfied overall

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

          Would be really cool if the in expensive plastic leash ring was replaced with a salty looking shackle. I might even make the modification myself.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Good vest. Worked great first time.

          By Rob

          from Santa Cruz

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boating
            • Canoeing

            Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

            First time we had this on our new dog she jumped out of the kayak chasing a bird. Kept her floating, handle made for easy retrieval. Easy to adjust and put on the dog.

            • Chest Size:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            My dog was very comfortable in this vest.

            By David

            from Chain of Lakes, IL

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight
            • Waterproof

            Cons

            • Rides Up in Water

            Best Uses

            • Boating

            Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

            Use this to ensure my dog stays safe while onboard.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Picked up at store.

            • Chest Size:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            worked great,sturdy easy to put on pups

            By Patsy

            from Pensacola,Florida

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Boating
              • Canoeing
              • Paddling
              • Personal Watercraft

              Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

              Purchased 2 for 5 mos pit bull pups for kayaking. Easy storage, light weight,worked and fit well. Liked handle on top for easy pick up from water. Priced fair!

              • Chest Size:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Toot did notind wearing the best. Easy to put on.

              By Nano

              from New Bern NC

              About Me Intermediate

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Boating
                • Personal Watercraft

                Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

                Did not encumber on dogs activities

                • Chest Size:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Too Big

                By Yorkie Mom

                from Norris Lake, TN

                About Me Intermediate

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • front strap is too wide
                • Restricts Movement
                • Rides Up in Water

                Best Uses

                • Boating

                Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

                I purchased the life jacket for a 1 year old Yorkie. The vest is a little too big on his back and the front Velcro strap is too wide for his little neck. He had a hard time swimming but his head was definitely out of the water because he couldn't move his head.

                • Chest Size:
                • Feels too big
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Great way to keep your best friend safe out on the lake!

                By Lucky

                from Harrison Twp, MI

                About Me Intermediate

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Durable
                • Lightweight
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Boating
                  • Canoeing

                  Comments about Deluxe Pet Life Jackets:

                  My dog is about 80#, so I went with Large.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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