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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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4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Adjustable (6)
  • Comfortable (5)
  • Waterproof (4)
  • Good size/fit (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating / sailing (4)
      • Chest Size:
      • Feels too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        100% 

        (6 reviews)

        Feels too big

         
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    (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

      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 West Marine Pet Vest, Small, 18"-24" Chest Girth, >12" Back Length, 12-24lb. Weight:

      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 3 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 West Marine Pet Vest, Small, 18"-24" Chest Girth, >12" Back Length, 12-24lb. Weight:

        great pfd.

        • Chest Size:
        • Feels true to size

        (22 of 23 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 West Marine Pet Vest, Medium, 24"-30" Chest Girth, >16" Back Length, 24-60lb. Weight:

        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 West Marine Pet Vest, Medium, 24"-30" Chest Girth, >16" Back Length, 24-60lb. Weight:

          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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