K-9 Float Coat - Ruffwear Dog Lifejacket - New Design 28 April 2021


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Ruffwear are releasing a newly designed K9 Float Coat for 2021!

We will have this available for dispatch on the 28 April!

The K-9 Float Coat by Ruffwear is a premium life jacket designed for dogs that love to SUP, surf, kayak, raft or boat.   It is the ultimate in canine floation and water safety with great details such as a strong, centrally placed handle on the back that allows you to help your pup out of the water and reflective trim that gives enhanced visibility.


The K-9 Float Coat is available in 6 sizes - to choose the best size, measure around your dog's girth/chest.

If your dog is in-between sizes or a unique shape, you can also consider the neck size (around the neck) and the coat length (from the base of the neck towards the tail).   Note: the dog coat should only cover the ribcage and not go the full length of the body - otherwise it can interfere with the rear legs in swimming.  

Check out the video further down this page on fitting the K9 Float Coat.

Size Chest/Girth Measure Neck Measure Back Length
XXS 33-43cm (13-17") 27-32.5cm  18.5cm
XS 43-56cm (17-22") 31-41cm 26cm
S 56-69cm (22-27") 38-50cm 30cm
M 69-81cm (27-32") 45-59cm 38cm
L 81-91cm (32-36") 53-68cm 41.5cm
XL 91-107cm (36-42") 58-75cm 49cm

Key Features:

  • A strong, low profile back handle that allows you to help your dog out of the water
  • Telescoping neck closure that is adjustable yet permanently attached and secure
  • Reflective trim to enhance visibility
  • Sheltered, easy to clip buckles that allow easy, one-handed clipping
  • Foam panels are strategically placed to aid a natural swimming position
  • Made from time-proven abrasion-resistant materials

Here are what a couple of our customers say about the K-9 Float Coat:

'We're so proud of Marley and her new jacket.   She is now my paddle board buddy (and everyone else's…she will hijack a board on approach!).   It's wonderful to see her happy again after we lost our old girl of 14 years (her best friend).   I especially love the hand on the back of the K-9 Float Coat".   Mel

"Best day ever trailing out my new jacket.  I have never swum so confidently - mum and dad were very impressed!  Swam out to Dad about 30-40m offshore to get my ball and then back again - all by myself!"  (Sprocket says he's feeling awesome!)

Washing Instructions

Secure fasteners.  Hand wash with mild detergent. Air dry.

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
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I have a French bulldog and she loves the jacket as it keeps her chest high up in the water.
I recommend this jacket to other people who have small dogs

Canine Float Coat

The order was put on hold as you were not in stock for the one I ordered.

K9 Float Coat

I thought my dog might have issues wearing the coat as he normally doesn't like anything around him, but he was quite comfortable and seemed to enjoy not having to paddle so hard... great buy!

K-9 Float Coat

Excellent float coat.my dog is 45kgs & this float coat handled her weight with ease in the pool..Also have to mention excellent customer service received!!


Great fit and well made. I absolutely recommend.

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