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Outward Hound PupSaver Ripstop Dog Life Jacket on dog

Best Dog Life Jacket for Puppies

The weather is warming up and that means spending time at the lake, or rafting on a river this summer. It that also means bringing your pet along with you to the lake  you may be in the market for the Best Dog Life Jacket for Puppies to keep your pet safe.

Outward Hounds Best Dog Life Jacket for Puppies

The best dog life jackets are the ones that fit snugly, and don’t get in the way. You want to select a jacket that allows your dog to play freely and not tire easily.

That means it’s important to do your research about the best fit, and get a light jacket that won’t weigh down your dog. Keep in mind that life jackets are heavier when they are wet (not much you can do about that, though).

When I was a child we got a Cockapoo dog (that’s a mix of Cocker Spaniel and Poodle in case you were wondering). We took this dog everywhere with us! On road trips, camping, even sailing! Granted, I think sailing was his least favorite activity, but at least we knew he was safe.

Today I’m going to tell you about the Outward Hound PupSaver Ripstop Dog Life Jacket. This life jacket has a really long name, but when looking for the best dog life jacket for puppies the Outward Hound brand is all you really need to know! This life jacket comes in a bunch of sizes ranging from XX-Small to X-Large.

Dog Life Jacket Measuring Chart

 

I’ll try to outline the small sizes for you, and help you decide on the best fit for your puppy!

Small Dog Life Jacket

One of my favorite features of the Outward Hound PupSaver Ripstop Dog Life Jacket is the easy grab handles on the jacket. There are two of them, so you can easily grab your dog out of the water and lift your dog into your boat, or on dry land. I can’t tell you how useful this is! Especially in places where it’s difficult to get a grasp of your dog. Like in a canoe or a kayak where you don’t have very much leverage.

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It also has a front float that goes under the dogs neck. These features alone make this the Best Dog Life Jacket for Puppies. This comes in quite handy and will help to keep your dogs head above water. Bigger dogs often don’t need this, but smaller dogs do! Especially in rough water where waves might splash the dog.

All of the straps are adjustable, and the life jacket features lots of reflective gear. The small life jacket size comes in orange or pink.

X-Small Dog Life Jacket

Similar to the small size, but a few inches smaller and for really small dogs or puppies. Use the provided chart to determine what size is best for your dog life jacket.

small dog life jacket

 

XX-Small Dog Life Jacket

For the smallest dogs and puppies! If you have a ultra small dog or a newborn puppy you can look to the XX-Small life jacket size. This size is perfect for dogs who are really small.

 

small pet life jacket

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Chris Tingom

I’ve owned three dogs in my lifetime: A cockapoo while growing up, a Shar-Pei-Boxer mix, and a schnauzer. I live with my family in Phoenix, and often go sailing at Lake Pleasant, Tempe Town Lake, and the Pacific ocean.

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