Dog Life Jackets

Dog life jackets are essential safety gear for dogs designed to keep your canine companion safe and buoyant during aquatic adventures. Even if your dog is a regular dock diver or a swimming enthusiast, proper water safety is a must. Whether you're planning a day at the beach, a boat trip, or simply want to ensure water safety for your furry friend, dog life jackets and vests offer peace of mind and protection. Shop our selection of durable, functional, and reliable dog life jackets to complement all your dog's water adventures.

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  1. Ruffwear Float Coat Life Jacket for Dogs
    Ruffwear Float Coat Life Jacket for Dogs
    Starting From: $96.99 Our Price: $96.99
  2. Hurtta Life Savior ECO
    Hurtta Life Savior ECO
    Starting From: $97.99 Our Price: $97.99
  3. Kurgo Surf N Turf Life Jacket
    Kurgo Surf N Turf Life Jacket
    Starting From: $59.99 Our Price: $59.99
  4. RC Pets Tidal Life Vest
    RC Pets Tidal Life Vest
    List Price: $50.00 Starting From: $45.99 Our Price: $45.99 You Save: $4.01 (8%)
  5. Hurtta Life Savior
    Hurtta Life Savior
    List Price: $73.60 Starting From: $90.99 Our Price: $90.99 You Save: -$17.39 (-24%)
  6. Canada Pooch Wave Rider Dog Life Jacket
    Canada Pooch Wave Rider Dog Life Jacket
    Starting From: $56.99 Our Price: $56.99
  7. Silver Paw Neoprene Life Jacket
    Silver Paw Neoprene Life Jacket
    Starting From: $49.99 Our Price: $49.99
  8. GF Pet Life Vest
    GF Pet Life Vest
    Starting From: $39.99 Our Price: $39.99
  9. Canada Pooch High Tide Dog Life Jacket
    Canada Pooch High Tide Dog Life Jacket
    Starting From: $61.99 Our Price: $61.99

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Dog Life Jackets FAQs


Should dogs wear a life jacket?


A dog life vest Canada can be beneficial for dogs that spend time near water, especially if they are not strong swimmers or if the water conditions are rough.


Can I use a human life jacket on my dog?


Using a human life jacket on a dog is not recommended, as they are not designed to fit a dog's body properly and may not provide adequate buoyancy or support.


How do you size a dog for a life vest?


To size a dog for a life vest, measure their girth and length, and choose a vest that is appropriate for their weight and swimming ability.


Should a dog life jacket be tight?


Dog life jackets should fit snugly but not tight. The idea is to fit comfortably around their body so they can't slide out of it but also have a full range of motion.


Should all dogs use life jackets?


It is not required for all canines to use the best dog life jacket, but it is highly recommended to ensure your dog's safety when they will be participating in water activities, especially if they are not strong swimmers or if the water conditions are rough.


Shop Dog Life Jackets & Water Safety Gear in Canada


If you’re planning on enjoying water sports with your canine companion, you’ll want to ensure the pooch is safe. Check out our dog life jackets Canada. At Homes Alive Pets, we offer water safety gear, life jackets and life vests for dogs of all sizes.


Many dogs love swimming and water sports. Swimming is an excellent way to keep your dog active, build muscle, and stay healthy, but it's not without its risks. Even strong swimmers can get in over their heads, and dog life jackets from top brands like Hurtta, Ruffwear, and Kurgo can be a literal lifesaver.


The best life jacket for dogs helps keep your four-legged friend safe during water sports or from inadvertently falling into a river during a trek. In addition to keeping Fido safe, a spiffy Canada Pooch Life Jacket will make your furry friend look cute on the shoreline.


Dog Life Vests for All Breeds


When shopping for dog life jackets Canada, the Ruffwear Float Coat Life Jacket for Dogs stands out as a leader. Lightweight, this dog life jacket effortlessly floats your canine companion while letting the pooch enjoy the freedom to swim and splash. The design features a telescoping neck to fit a wide array of body shapes, making it one of the most popular large dog life jackets in Canada.


Little dogs need help staying afloat too. A small dog life jacket is highly recommended to help small breeds with short legs keep their heads above water. Try the Silver Paw Neoprene Dog Life Jackets for a snug and comfortable fit.


Dog Water Safety


A good dog life vest should do more than just hold your dog above water. Look for additional features, like easy grab handles, reflective material, and adjustable straps. Measure your dog to make sure your dog life jacket is properly sized and secure.


Some dogs are excellent swimmers, but the Hurtta Dog Life Savior can provide support and safety with its lightweight design. What if your dog tires or gets a cramp? You’ll want to ensure the canine’s safety in the water. The life jacket’s design even features a durable handle to help the dog in and out of the water.


Dog Life Preservers for Water Sports


Planning on playing in the ocean or Great Lakes? The Canada Pooch Wave Rider Dog Life Jacket has high buoyancy with a chin clasp, which further supports the canine’s head above the crashing waves. Whether you are swimming, canoeing or kayaking with dogs, the best dog life vest will keep them safe.


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