Rated 5 out of 5 by Courtney Don't Second Guess!
If you are thinking about buying the Outward Hound PupSaver Ripstop life jacket, don't second guess yourself! I am one to read reviews until my eyes cross and if I see even a few bad reviews I will look at another product. Boy, am I glad that I decided to go with this life jacket. I have a yellow lab (65 lbs) and she fits perfectly in the Large size. She is one to squirm when anything is put on her, and she didn't even flinch with this. She swam and swam and swam, and I was able to rest easy knowing that she had the additional floatation support. We take her on Lake Michigan which gets incredibly choppy and rough at times, but with this she swam with no problems. I ordered on a Monday morning and received the product by Tuesday afternoon. Everything from searching for the product to actually using the product was flawless. I have looked into many other life jackets, and would buy this again without thinking twice.
July 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5
by AdventureAng Great flotation with handles!
If you're looking for peace of mind, then here's the life vest for you! This life vest is perfect for my 67 lb. Siberian Husky. She is a great swimmer, but is getting older and I just wanted to make sure that she could spend a lot of time in the water without being afraid that she would drown. The handles on this vest are great because you can pull your dog in with ease. The sizing is a little tricky and I ended up with an XL (even though if I went by the weight, she would have been just a large). I ordered the large first and the Velcro flaps just barely touched and it was obviously too small, so I ordered the XL and it fits perfect! Do yourself a favor and size up (especially if you want them some room to grow). She has plenty of room in the XL, but you can see by the pictures that it fits her perfectly. She never really likes "wearing" things, but actually put this on with no problem.
July 19, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bella A Must Have for Boating
I bought one of these jackets for my Blue Heeler about 1 1/2 years ago for trips to the lake since I wasn't sure how she would do in water over her head (it doesn't take much, the little squirt barely passes my knees). Forgot it at home once and will never do that again. She's 40 pounds when she's dry and impossible for me to pull out of the water without the handles on the jacket. They are a life saver!!
The only thing that disappointed me was the length of the straps. I bought the jacket while she was still growing and she is still well within the weight range for a medium vest but due to the stocky nature of her breed, it's very tight around her chest so I will have to buy a new, larger one for her before our next trip to the lake.
July 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Captkess Love handles perfectly placed
My pup was fearful of the water and floundered before I got him this..although he still doesn't fully adopt the seadog lifestyle, he's doing laps across the pool. FIts securely and easily adjustable..we both feel more comfortable..the handles allow for easy in and out from the pool and easy direction and support while in the pool..I'm sure by the end of summer, he won't think twice about taking the plunge. Nice product
July 27, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by LabMom Great product
Bosco is comfortable in it and can swim easily. I like the two grab handles and the buckles that provide reinforcement to the Velcro closures on the tummy neoprene. I would prefer solid Velcro patches, but instead it is three strips one way that attaches to three strips at right angles. It works. My previous dog's PFD had solid Velcro...this one doesn't...hence, four stars instead of five.
July 24, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amlev81 Great life jacket!!
Very happy with this life jacket! I have a cocker spaniel who is about 40 lbs and based on the other reviews that said the sizes ran small, I decided to order a large. It is a little big, but there are adjustable straps on the side so you can make it tighter. My dog didn't mind wearing it, and he loved swimming with it on. The shipping was super quick too. I arrived within 24 hours. This was my first time using Chewy.Com and I will definitely order from this site again.
July 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by LovemyLarry Very soft inside & perfect fit.
The Chin rest and handle are fantastic! Great product for older dogs that love to swim. He used the chin rest and it worked perfectly. When he had trouble with the stairs, the handle is nice and long and easy for me to hold to assist my puppy with no problems.
July 25, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Jennifer21 Love the two handles
I have a 14 year old lab that was knocked over by another dog last year. Since then his back legs have got worse. He is unable to swim like he use to and the jacket helps me and my husband get him in and out of the pool. The head float to the jacket doesn't work. and after 2 weeks it is starting to fray at the bottom wear it the jacket and bottom fabric are sewed together.
July 25, 2016