I can't see what the point of this item is. It's extremely thin fabric. There's no way it would do anything to keep my dog warm. It's not water resistant or anything. I also ordered the Kurgo Stowe base layer which is definitely a bit thicker and I would have kept that too if the velcro actually worked. I'm just going to order a fleece onesie instead.
Pekoe is 23” chest, 17” back, 13” neck, 34lbs. Based on the size chart, we got Size 18. Way too small! Then we sized up to 20, and while that fit better, it was still a little too tight length-wise for his proportions (his backs legs were restricted a bit). I think he could have worn it on walks, but for the amount of money it cost, I’d rather something that fits well. I had originally got this because I thought the full-body coverage would help him stay warmer on walks, but I think all you need is a good jacket (e.g. Ruffwear) to keep your dog’s core warm. This material is pretty thin anyhow.
My 30lb Beagle is skinny and in the winter he is chilly even inside but absolutely miserable in the cold even with a coat. I got this to cover his back half + legs when going outside in winter. The material is stretchy and soft, like human athletic wear. I ordered only 1 size up from his measurements: size 20 and it’s perfect. Not too tight or baggy! Comes on a very nice hanger.
it’s on the expensive side, but great for layering under jackets and stuff. i mainly wanted to add some protection/warmth to my dog’s legs and belly, so this does the trick! it runs big (i think i measured correctly), but the longer sleeves worked out for the aforementioned purpose, and a five minute sewing adjustment made the length fit better.
I read all the reviews before purchasing this re fit and re the fabric, and here are my thoughts: 1) There's variation in the same size, which means that quality control is not as good as it should be. 2) People's definition of what fits on their dog (how tight, how loose) is relative to their ideas of how clothing should fit a dog. 3) Dogs are the most morphologically diverse species on the planet, meaning that their form (size and shape) varies incredibly. Factory-produced clothing is never going to fit every dog precisely, as there's a 2 inch gap between sizes. e.g., if your dog's length, depending on exactly where you start to measure, could be 12.5", which makes a 12" onesie a little too tight, but a 14" way, way too big. Then there's how chesty they are, like bulldogs and greyhounds vs really slender builds. Ideally, manufacturers would provide more sizing options, ie, 10", 11", 12", 13", 14", etc. Unfortunately, they don't. That said, I have seen that Hurtta provides additional size options, such as 10XS, 10S, 10M, which helps out for the chest and leg lengths, but not the back lengths. Since the fabric isn't stretchy enough, it would be logical (but annoying) to buy several of the same size and see if one was made slightly larger or smaller. Or take it to a tailor and have them fit the onesie to your dog, obviously driving up the cost. Re the fabric, it says that the fabric is graphene. There is a honeycomb print on the interior of the fabric, which I believe is the graphene layer printed onto the fabric. According to my research, graphene is excellent at conducting heat. Therefore, I think that this onesie is meant as a base layer, underneath an outer layer. If you think about copper pans and how they heat up and cool down quickly, graphene is something like that. (I'm just relaying what I read about it.) Re price, this is on the high end of dog clothing, along with Hurtta. We got the Hurtta thermal onesie, but the elastic obstructed my male dog from peeing. Not sure where all the great reviews came from, as we tried about 3 of them, including the different variations. Also, I don't think the fabric on the Hurtta one has any special heat retention properties.
Thin stretchy material, well made and good for layering. Measurements were accurate. Keeps my pup’s legs covered in the cold and he can still pee! I use this underneath a more substantial puffy vest for my 11 yr old Boston terrier.
This "thermal" is equivalent to a long sleeve shirt. Not recommended if you're trying to keep your pet warm on a walk outside. Highly disappointed especially for how expensive this was. Putting one of my sweatshirts on my dog keeps her more worm than this "thermal".
This is so great under Ben’s coat or alone on our walks. It fits him snuggly and not only keeps him warm but, I believe, gives him a little more confidence on our walks. Ok, so he doesn’t exude confidence in this pic, it was his initial fitting. He love his long johns now.
I use this under a puffy jacket that doesn't cover her rear end, and it works really well. The fit is perfect. I used the size chart; it was exactly as described.
I bought this for my Pittie, Sadie. She's always cold and wants to be under a blanket all the time. I put it on her and it's a bit snug, maybe a little too snug, so I'll probably return it and get one or two sizes bigger for her. While she had it on, she seemed to love it. Like it provided warmth and just enough pressure for her to be able to relax and feel supported. I loved that it didn't have rubber duckies or any other pajama type graphics on it.