Ruffwear Float Coat

There’s a lot to like about the Float Coat. In several ways, it’s better than our reigning champion, the Hurtta Life Savior.


Hurtta Life Savior (and Hurtta Life Jacket)

Robin might be at the top of his life jacket’s recommended weight, but he bobs on the surface like a cork.

Why Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket, and which one you should try

All dogs can swim, right? Well, not necessarily, and even those that swim well can panic if they slide off a paddleboard involuntarily. Here are a few reasons to use a dog life jacket for water adventures, especially for paddling or boating where the shore may not be easily reachable. 

Ruffwear Portage Float Coat

Update: Since the date of this review, Ruffwear released a new edition of their life jacket called simply the “Float Coat”. They’re available in teal, red and orange, while the previous version, the “K-9 Float Coat”, was available in red and yellow. This review references the K-9 Float Coat but the redesign does not appear…