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Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Dog Vest

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    3 Reviews


    Coolio, Dawg.

    On a hot day, your dog will appreciate the cooling effect of the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Dog Vest. Just soak this vest with water, secure around your dog, and as the water evaporates away from the three-layer material, the cooling effect of the evaporation will help your pooch beat the heat. And for dogs with dark-colored fur, the light color of the Swamp Cooler will be particularly helpful when the sun is beating down.

    • Keep your pooch cool with the help of this vest
    • Fabric reflects heat and wicks away moisture
    • Absorbent midlayer stores water to promote evaporation
    • Inner layer transfers cooling sensation to dog
    • Leash portal can be attached to Ruffwear harnesses
    • Reflective trim enhances visibility in low-light
    • Item #RUF001W

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    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping
    Manufacturer Warranty
    limited lifetime

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    Hot Diggity!!!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    The Swamp Cooler has been a life saver for our black lab mix so far this summer. From playing fetch, to longer hikes, she has been noticeable more comfortable in the heat. She weighs just over 30 lbs and we got the medium in hopes that she would grow into it eventually as she is still a pup and there is plenty of room to spare. The material does tend to dry out fairly quickly, but the light color is great for reflecting heat away.

    A must for big black dogs

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    My dog is a 100 lb. Black Golden Retriever mix that loves winter and the cold, not so much summer. He just gets too hot, you can find this guy sleeping on the coldest piece of concrete he can find, and would sleep out in the snow if I would let him. Utah has hot, dry summers so I was looking for options to cool him down other than always hiking by the water. We've tested it out a few times and he absolutely loves it. It's nice, damp and cool under the vest, in dry heat it needs a refresher water soak, but even the fact that it's a lighter color on his back instead of just black helps a lot too. We put his pack on over it, he carries his own water. It does get dirty really easily and it can grab some fox tails but I haven't had any get stuck in the vest. As far as how dirty it gets, he's a dog, I think only the humans worry about that stuff. The large fits him perfect and it's easy to put on and doesn't seem to restrict him at all. I'm happy to find a product to make the best dog ever a bit more comfortable in the heat.

    Works so far

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    About 90% of my dog's coat is black fur. I used this on her when hiking in southern Utah. Her fur felt cool to the touch under the vest, and I think it helped her out a great deal (went on a different hike without the vest and wished I hadn't left it in the car). The only issue I think is that the jacket dries off very fast in the dry air of the southwest, but I cannot really fault the product for that!

    Works so far