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Ruffwear Dog Float Life Jacket

Price: $89.99
Large X-large X-Small XX-Small Medium Small
Ships Nationwide
Color: Wave Orange
Size: Small
Color: Wave Orange
Size: Small


The Float Coat is the ultimate in canine flotation and water safety. For dogs that love to join their humans rafting, kayaking, boating, surfing and paddle boarding, this life jacket is designed for dogs of all shapes and sizes. This is a premium, fully-featured life jacket that includes thoughtful details like a strong handle, optimally positioned to lift dogs out of the water, and reflective trim for enhanced visibility in or out of the water.
  • Natural swimming position made possible by strategically-placed closed cell foam panels
  • Low-light visibility with reflective trim
  • Easy-to-clip, sheltered buckles keep straps firmly in place over time
  • Water-compatible webbing remains stable in wet environments
  • Strong, low-profile handle is optimally positioned to help dogs out of water
  • Telescoping neck closure adjusts for a range of dog sizes and is permanently attached and secure


Girth    Size

XXS     13 - 17 in (33 - 43 cm)            

XS        17 - 22 in (43 - 56 cm)

S          22 - 27 in (56 - 69 cm)

M         27 - 32 in (69 - 81 cm)

L          32 - 36 in (81 - 91 cm)

XL        36 - 42 in (91 - 107 cm)


Size      Length (A)                   Neck (B)

XXS      7.25 in (18.5 cm)         10.5 - 12.75 in (27 - 32.5 cm)

XS        10.25 in (26 cm)          12.25 - 16.25 in (31 - 41 cm)

S          11.75 in (30 cm)          15 - 19.75 in (38 - 50 cm)

M         15 in (38 cm)               17.75 - 23.25 in (45 - 59 cm)

L          16.25 in (41.5 cm)       20.75 - 26.75 in (53 - 68 cm)

XL        19.25 in (49 cm)          22.75 - 29.5 in (58 - 75 cm)

In between sizes? Chose the smaller size.

Materials & Care

1680 denier ballistic nylon
Closed-cell foam
210 taffeta nylon lining
Nylike webbing
ITW Nexus Airloc side-release buckle
Duraflex Duckbill tension lock


  • Secure fasteners
  • Wash in cold water, gentle cycle
  • Use mild detergent
  • Hang to dry
  • Do not bleach, iron or dry clean

About Brand

Our Pack

Since 1994, Ruffwear has always done things a little differently. We are driven by our shared passion for the canine-human connection. We are proudly self-funded, and by managing our business with thoughtfulness and intention, and reinvesting our profits, we give ourselves the freedom to pursue purpose rather than profit, to innovate, and to seek continuous improvement in everything we do. 
We are an adventurous and curious group. We’re self-reliant, but we’re also collaborative. We push the boundaries, but we don’t take unnecessary risks. We believe in honesty, transparency and integrity, and we honor each other’s hard work by offering gratitude and respectful feedback. We treat each other like family with support and trust. 
And we have fun. We go skiing together – and rafting, and camping, and hiking. We gather around the breakfast table, toasting coffee and OJ, and meet for beers after work. We take our dogs to the dog park, and when we need a laugh, we let them run off leash in the office. We’re passionate, and we love what we do. Sometimes we cry tears of joy or frustration together – we might be a little sensitive, but hey, we’re dog people.

Since 1994, Ruffwear has been dedicated to building gear for outdoor athletes and their human companions. We believe that our products should perform and that performance should be measured by the ability to enhance our outdoor adventures with our dogs. These guiding principles, along with a desire to push the boundaries and explore, are what fuel our soul and drive us to create the best dog gear possible. Thanks for sharing the adventure with us.
Designed from a dog’s perspective
At Ruffwear, we believe our dog’s gear should perform just as well as our own. We use technical fabrics with an athletic fit to guide us to the edge of exploration.
Connections built to last
Every Ruffwear leash is custom-designed, from the webbing patterns inspired by our favorite wild places to secure, ergonomically-crafted hardware.
Go the distance, get a grip
We partner with Vibram® to engineer outsoles for year-round trail conditions. Outdoor adventurers can forge new paths and take the trail less traveled.
Trail tested promise
All of our products are rigorously field tested and we proudly guarantee against defects in materials and craftsmanship.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Alyssa WarrenWood
Great service!

Well Bred made ordering a new pfd for my dog easy and stress-free. It arrived quickly and they even had the fit and color that I couldn’t find anywhere else! With free shipping and speedy service, I will definitely use Well Bred again when I shop for my Dog!

Kelley Oklesson
Great Fit for our Mini Weiner

We initially purchased a small Outward Hound life jacket (based on their size chart) for our mini male dachshund Teddy. The jacket was long, (and we have a long dog) so long that it wrapped around his pee pee. We decided to try the out the extra small Ruffwear Float Coat and it is a fantastic fit. Teddy took a swim this week and it kept his head above water with no problem. Purchasing from Well Bred was so easy. Would absolutely purchase from them again - even though we are in Maryland. ❤️

Fantastic quality products and great customer service

Thank you so much again for your fast, efficient, and effective help in my recent order for a Ruffwear dog float coat. Ruffwear products are of the highest quality. Your staff member was really helpful on the phone and gave excellent customer service. I really appreciated that she checked another store location for me while on the phone to ensure they had this hard to find item in stock for immediate shipping. This was wonderful because the item I wanted to order in the large size and red color was difficult to find at this time of year. I’ll have to check out your website for future items that I may need for my Golden Retriever. The item arrived very quickly and I loved the paw print tissue paper in the box too. Will check you out in the future for high quality items for my Golden Retriever.

Hilary Davidson
The Perfect Lifejacket for my Pup

Thank you so much Well Bred for guiding me to the perfect lifejacket for my pup! She can now go boating without fear. Not only did you have the exact product that I needed but it arrived well in advance of her first big sailing adventure!!

Sue Lobst
Order and delivery

The ladies at Well Bred could not have been more accommodating. It was shipped out quickly and Frankee’s Ruffwear Float jacket looks adorable. Thank you!