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When shade is low and the mercury is high, dogs can count on the Swamp Cooler to help get them outside. Strategic material choices and design offer solutions for the challenges that warm-weather exploring presents. The light-colored fabric reflects solar radiation and provides shading while wetting the vest activates our Swamp Cooler™ Tech for that refreshing, just-stepped-out-of-a-lake feeling also known as evaporative cooling. Just give it a soak, put it on your dog, and go. When it dries, re-soak it to recharge it.
The Swamp Cooler Vest includes side-release buckles for easy on/off and a lead portal so it can be worn over a harness – topping off the essential features to make it our highest-coverage cooling option in the Swamp Cooler™ Collection.
What's New: We updated the external air mesh for improved abrasion resistance and improved water absorption, and we developed a new construction that retains more water in high-exposure zones on the vest for a longer charge.
How does Swamp Cooler™ Tech work? Learn more about evaporative cooling and other ways to keep your dog cool here.
Vest style provides good coverage for maximum shade with side-release buckles for easy on/off.
Three-layer construction absorbs water and promotes evaporative cooling.
Lead portal on back for layering over a harness during on-leash pursuits.
Relaxed Fit for maximum shade with UPF 50+ coverage and side-release
buckles for easy on/off
Wicking outer layer reflects heat and facilitates evaporation
Absorbent middle layer stores water for evaporation
Mesh lining keeps dog dry and comfortable
Leash portal on back is compatible with most harnesses
Reflective trim for visibility in low-light conditions and light loop for attaching The Beacon™
Learn more about the Swamp Cooler Vest from Mary and Marv.
Learn more about how to use Ruffwear cooling gear from Rachel and Nova.
Measurement is around the widest part of the rib cage.
While each style of Ruffwear apparel is designed for its intended use, this guide generalizes our fits in three ways. The Swamp Cooler Vest is a Relaxed Fit with vest coverage and side-release buckles for easy on/off.
13-17 in (33-43 cm)
17-22 in (43-56 cm)
22-27 in (56-69 cm)
27-32 in (69-81 cm)
32-36 in (81-91 cm)
36-42 in (91-107 cm)
All of our products are rigorously field tested and we proudly guarantee against defects in materials and craftsmanship.