DOG COOLING VEST

£30.00

Help your dog stay cool and refreshed with a ThermLow cooling vest, designed and made in Scotland by Freckles Designs.

The Dog Cooling Vests are made from a soft lightweight nonwoven PVA foam fabric that absorbs and retains water. This amazing fabric becomes really cold when activated by water. The coat will stay moist and cool for several hours (dependant on weather conditions) and the evaporative process activated by the cool fabric allows your dog to cool down more than the outside air. You will also find that although the cooling vest is damp, your dog will remain dry.

ThermLow Cooling Vests slip over your dog's head and have an underbelly strap which covers the chest of your dog, and fastens with a velcro strap. The underbelly strap is very important as this allows the body core to cool down too which provides for a more efficient cooling process, and means your dog is much more comfortable than a coat that simply covers your dog's back.

 

Standard Sizes

This item is for a Standard Size Cooling Vest. Please click here for guidance on measuring your dog.

Should a Standard Size not be quite right we also make custom sized vests. To order a Custom Size ThermLow Cooling Vest please click here 

SIZE LENGTH (A) GIRTH (B) NECK OPENING BREED SUGGESTIONS
Extra Small 35cm  35cm  30cm  Yorkshire Terrier
Small 40cm  40cm 32cm Jack Russell, Bichon Frise
Medium 48cm 48cm 35cm Cocker Spaniel, Border Terrier
Intermediate 54cm 54cm 38cm Sprocker Spaniel
Large 60cm 60cm 46cm Springer Spaniel, Pointer, Small Border Collie
Large Wide 60cm 75cm 50cm Labrador
Large Deep 65cm 65cm 48cm Large Pointer, Dalmation
Extra Large 70cm 75cm 55cm Golden Retriever, Large Border Collie
2XL 80cm 80cm 60cm German Shephard
3XL 85cm 95cm 80cm Newfoundland
C1 40cm 50cm 40cm French Bulldog, Pug, Boston Terrier
C2 45cm 55cm 45cm French Bulldog, Pug, Boston Terrier
C3 40cm 60cm 50cm French Bulldog, Pug, Boston Terrier

 

Why does my dog need a cooling vest?

Unlike humans, dogs do not have efficient cooling systems and so they can overheat easily. Dogs try to regulate their body temperature by panting, or by perspiring through the pads of their paws, as they have almost no sweat glands like humans.  However, dogs can only expel a small fraction of a their excess bodyheat in this way. Using a cooling vest can therefore help your dog maintain a normal body temperature.

How to use the vest

To use the ThermLow cooling vest simply soak it in in water and then wring out so that it is moist but not dripping. Slip it over your dog’s head, tuck the underbelly strap between the dog's front legs and bring the straps up and secure the hook and look fastenings.  If the coat starts drying out, simply re-wet it to maintain the cooling effect.

How long does the vest stay cool?

This depends on the outside temperature, but generally it will stay cool for a few hours. If the vest starts drying out, simply re-wet it to maintain the cooling effect.

Caring for your vest

When not in use, leave the vest to dry out. It is not recommended that the vest is stored in a plastic bag for longer than a day once wet as it may start to smell. Instead, while damp, fold the vest into the shape that you would like to store it in, let it dry naturally and it will become hard and then it can be safely stored away.

DO NOT try and unfold your cooling vest when it is hard and dry as it could tear. Soak it in water and it will become soft and supple again and ready to use. If the vest starts drying out, simply re-wet it to maintain the cooling effect.

If required, the cooling vest can be machine washed at 30 degrees. Wash separately. Do not use conditioners or softeners and do not tumble dry

Customer Reviews

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Happy dachshund!

I purchased this for Dotty as she always struggles in the heat. Dachshunds are difficult to find a good fit for but this fits like a glove. The cooling vest is great quality without being too bulky and awkward I’m that pleased with it that I’m ordering another for Dotty’s sister, Mabel. Thank you so much.

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Happy Dog!

This coat is so well made, and fits like a glove - something we’ve really struggled with in the past with our Frenchie. He can move really freely in it and it means he can keep enjoying his walks as the weather gets warmer.

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The best cooling vests

First got a cooling vest about 6 years ago for an asthmatic dog. We got made to measure because he was deep-chested and it fitted him perfectly. It was a lifesaver. My other dogs also have them. They are all cold-seekers and the vests improve life when we have to be iut and about in summer immensely. I even leave them on indoors when it’s especially hot. The chest piece makes them extra effective and they stay on even very active young dogs.

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Thermlow Dog Cooling Vest

It does exactly what it says it does - it keeps my dog very cool. She lives wearing it and keeps her lively and cool and very relaxed, which is exactly what I bought the vest to do. Excellent value for good quality merchandise.

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Great product

It fits well and keeps the dog cool for several hours before you need to wet it again.

Customer Reviews

Based on 14 reviews
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P.L.
Happy dachshund!

I purchased this for Dotty as she always struggles in the heat. Dachshunds are difficult to find a good fit for but this fits like a glove. The cooling vest is great quality without being too bulky and awkward I’m that pleased with it that I’m ordering another for Dotty’s sister, Mabel. Thank you so much.

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R.P.
Happy Dog!

This coat is so well made, and fits like a glove - something we’ve really struggled with in the past with our Frenchie. He can move really freely in it and it means he can keep enjoying his walks as the weather gets warmer.

L
L.
The best cooling vests

First got a cooling vest about 6 years ago for an asthmatic dog. We got made to measure because he was deep-chested and it fitted him perfectly. It was a lifesaver. My other dogs also have them. They are all cold-seekers and the vests improve life when we have to be iut and about in summer immensely. I even leave them on indoors when it’s especially hot. The chest piece makes them extra effective and they stay on even very active young dogs.

E
E.D.
Thermlow Dog Cooling Vest

It does exactly what it says it does - it keeps my dog very cool. She lives wearing it and keeps her lively and cool and very relaxed, which is exactly what I bought the vest to do. Excellent value for good quality merchandise.

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Great product

It fits well and keeps the dog cool for several hours before you need to wet it again.

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