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Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler

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Keep your dog's body as cool as his personality with the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Cooling Vest.

The Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Cooling Vest is specially designed with a patented three layer construction. The wicking outer layer facilitates evaporation; the absorbent middle layer stores water for evaporation; and the comfy inner layer transfers the cooling effect onto your dog. All three combine for maximum cooling through evaporation and heat reflection.

Made with quality stitching, the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Cooling Vest is designed with an active fit to allow for a full range of motion. The side release buckles allow for easy on & off and the reflective trim and loop for the Ruffwear Beacon let you easily transition those hot summer evenings into summer nights.

Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Cooling Vest

  • Features a unique three layer construction
  • Maximizes cooling through evaporation & heat reflection
  • Side release buckles for easy on & off
  • Reflective trim for low light visibility
  • Ideal for keeping active dogs at safe temperatures

Keep your dog cool during the active summer months with the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler Cooling Vest

Available in Graphite Gray in six sizes:

  • XX-Small: 13-17 inch girth
  • X-Small: 17-22 inch girth
  • Small: 22-27 inch girth
  • Medium: 27-32 inch girth
  • Large: 32-36 inch girth
  • X-Large: 36-42 inch girth

Review Rating: 4

Country of Origin: Vietnam

Manufacturer: Ruff Wear

Sizing

Jacket SizeDog's Girth
XX-Small13-17 inches
X-Small17-22 inches
Small22-27 inches
Medium27-32 inches
Large32-36 inches
X-Large36-42 inches

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Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (7)
  • Easy to put on (6)
  • Durable (3)
  • Washes well (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors (5)
    • Harsh weather (4)
    • Large dogs (4)
    • Travel (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        43% 

        (3 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Multiple dog owner (6)

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    5.0

    I can finally sleep past daybreak!

    By Mrs. Be Haven

    from Fairmont, WV

    About Me Dog Trainer

    Pros

    • Easy to Put On
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sunny Weather

      Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

      My Boxer/Dalmatian mix is very high energy and requires lots of exercise and challenging training. I, on the other hand, do not. But I've had to get up and out with her by 5:am all summer so we could return home as the sun crested the hills. Once the sun hits her dark brindle coat, she's toast (or will be if I keep her out). My husband is extremely sensitive to heat, also, due to an illness. His cooling vest allows him to be outside in hot weather, and now finally the dog has one, too! I can finally get some sleep and still give the dog the exercise and training she wants. The sizing chart for the Ruff Wear Climate Changer Jacket was useful in figuring out the right size cooling vest to get for her. It fits perfectly. It might look odd to the rest of the world to see a dog wearing a "coat" in hot weather, but I don't really care what they think. I know what it is and how it's helping.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Bigger would be better

      By Bevo's mom

      from Rome GA

      About Me Multiple Dog Owner

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy to Put On
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

          Nice product but wish it came in a bigger size. Our 200# English Mastiff looks like he has on his little brother's jacket!

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          We look crazy, but she is cool!

          By Runner Girl (actually old woman!)

          from Kure Beach, NC

          About Me Multiple Dog Owner

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Good Quality
          • Washes Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Harsh Weather
            • Large Dogs
            • Outdoors

            Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

            I bought this last summer for my rescued Australian Shepherd. We run 4-5 miles each morning, and the heat was really getting to her, especially with her thick coat. People look at me like I'm crazy putting a "coat" on my dog in our hot, humid, beach summers! But she is much happier. I notice that her gums and tongue do not get nearly as red, a sign that she is getting too hot. Although she still pants alot, she is working hard! I now have my son's rescued mixed german shepherd who runs with us. Although she has a shorter, thinner coat, she is black and will need a swamp cooler too! I plan on ordering one today!

            • Sizing:
            • Feels half size too big

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Swamp Cooler

            By Leo's MOM

            from Baltimore Maryland

            About Me Multiple Dog Owner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cute

            Cons

            • None so far

            Best Uses

            • HOT WEATHER

            Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

            My JRT just loves his Swamp Cooler. With the extremely hot weather we have been having lately (over 100 degrees) it has been a blessing. The vest allows my boy to be outside with me and still enjoy running around.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Looks like a straitjacket, but works!

            By Betawriter

            from Evanston, IL

            About Me Multiple Dog Owner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Put On
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Harsh Weather
              • Large Dogs
              • Outdoors

              Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

              If you've got a dog that loves being active and doesn't slow down in extremely hot weather, this cooling vest is for you! Er, not you, your dog. Our bloodhound doesn't mind wearing it at all, and it cools him down considerably. The only drawbacks, which can't be helped, are that it's white, so it shows dirt instantly. Of course, if it weren't white, it wouldn't work as effectively. It also makes your dog look like he's in a straitjacket, which is a pro if you like laughing at your dog. :)

              • Sizing:
              • Feels half size too big

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              4.0

              Funky but it works!

              By Me & Toby

              from Las Vegas

              About Me New Owner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Put On
              • Good Quality
              • Washes Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Dogs
                • Outdoors
                • Travel

                Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

                Great product! Kind of dries out quick but we're in the arid desert. I was so worried about how I was going to get Toby exercise during our outrageously hot summers. This does the trick! it puts the spring back in his step and the clown in him returns, otherwise a walk was torture. It also is great protection from the hot sun hitting his back. Couldn't be happier with this product. Note; it does have kind of a baggy fit.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Every black dog should have one!

                By Ganeshmom

                from Boulder, CO

                About Me Multiple Dog Owner

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Cute
                • Easy to Put On
                • Good Quality
                • Washes Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Harsh Weather
                  • Large Dogs
                  • Outdoors
                  • Small Dogs
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

                  Judgement turned into education! Everyone I pass on the trail is giving me a look like, really a vest in 90 degree weather but politely asking "So whats the story with the vest?" Once I tell them its a swamp cooler & reflects sunlight b/c of the color they are ready to go order one. My black 1 year old went on strike everytime he found shade- not anymore- he's running ahead of me the whole time! It dries out after about an hour in dry Colorado heat, but I send him into the water to re-wet it & off we go again. I agree this runs big. A medium cloud chaser from this brand is too small for my dog, but the medium in this is almost a bit big, so do not base your sizing on other products from this brand. My boy also layed in the mud; I washed it 2 days later & it came perfectly clean. I wish every dog I see panting on the trail could have one!Oh wait- they can!

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels half size too big

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  If you love your dog!

                  By The dog hiker

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  About Me Dog Trainer, Multiple Dog Owner

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Put On
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Harsh Weather
                    • Indoors
                    • Outdoors
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

                    Love this product, but had to send it back for a smaller size. That said, it's perfect for hot summer days when I'm hiking my dog. I've also recommended it to all my client's who's dogs I hike for them. It's an essential for larger and overweight dogs who suffer worst in the heat. Highly recommended for anyone with a dog who lives in a warm climate or traveling to a hot climate. This is the best cooling gizmo on the market. If you LOVE your dog, get one!

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels full size too big

                    Comment on this review

                    (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Just Kool!

                    By Ranger Rick

                    from Southern Oregon

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Good Value
                    • High Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

                        I bought this for my Blue Heeler who was getting overheated at the ranch and the weather seems to get hotter each year. This pup means everything to me, he is my friend, and I wanted him to keep cool and not suffer from heat stroke, the number one killer of dogs during the summer.

                        After putting this on him and I could tell the difference right away but what I like was the way to reactivate it.

                        However, I thought that after the first day of work it would never get clean but I followed the instructions on the tag and no problem just like new.

                        Do yourself a favor, save your dog from heat stroke, this will do it.

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        Not as good as I would expect

                        By bergwanderkennels

                        from florida

                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • Expensive

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Ruff Wear Swamp Cooler:

                          I used this on my boxer at my dogs club. In full sun it was fabulous but while he was waiting his turn to work it really did not keep him any cooler.

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