Float Coat Life Jacket


  • CANINE LIFE VEST: A life jacket designed just for dogs; Ideal for rafting, kayaking, boating, surfing, paddle boarding and swimming
  • EASY SWIMMING: Strategically placed closed-cell foam panels let your dog swim naturally and support an upright position; Strong, low-profile handle on the back to help dogs out of the water
  • ADJUSTABLE FIT: Telescoping neck closure adjusts to fit different shapes and attaches securely in place; Easy-to-clip buckles firmly hold straps
  • DURABLE WEBBING: water-compatible webbing maintains stability in wet environments
  • REFLECTIVE TRIM: Low-light visibility for additional safety; Integrated light loop for attaching The Beacon light (sold separately)


The Float Coat Life Jacket is made for dogs who love to join their humans on all sorts of water adventures.

The Ruffwear Float Coat dog life jacket includes thoughtful details.

A brand new design for 2021, the Ruffwear Float Coat has been updated with some bright new colours and improved materials. This is the perfect life jacket for your dog whilst swimming, rafting or cooling off on hot beach days.  Providing safety, security and comfort when running or floating with their canine friends. 

Life JacketCoverage and Fit

The coverage and fit of this coat are the same as the previous design, with improved lighter weight shell fabric and a soft, flexible inner foam layer. With strategically placed panels for a natural swimming position, to keep your pup safe in the water,

It provides ultimate comfort when swimming and on dry land. As with other Ruffwear products, the Float Coat has Bluesign approved materials, which have been produced in a sustainable manner and environment.

Details of the Life Jacket

Featuring a robust and low profile handle for easy lift and assist when you need to pick up your pup.

The Float Coat has a reflective screen print for 360° visibility and a convenient light loop to attach the Beacon Safety Light so your dog can shine bright in the waters.

The new design has added integrity throughout the spine for better structure and safety. With two release buckles on the side and an adjustment point on the front, easily tailor the fit to your dog’s needs.  These straps are made from water-specific webbing, making them long-lasting and stable when in contact with water. Any extra webbing can be velcroed back to keep it out of the way. 

Additionally, the Ruffwear Float Coat has become the go-to flotation aid in hydrotherapy centres across the UK.

It is the perfect tool that will help the rehabilitation of your dog post-surgery.


  • Strategically placed foam panels for a natural swimming position
  • Lightweight shell outer fabric and soft, flexible inner foam
  • Bluesign approved materials
  • Robust, low profile handle for easy lift & assist
  • 2 side release buckles
  • Water specific webbing keeps straps stable in the wet
  • Adjustment point at the neck
  • Screen Printed material and light loop for The Beacon

Washing Instruction

  • Secure Fasteners
  • Hand Wash
  • Use mild detergent
  • Hang to dry
  • Do not bleach, iron or dry clean