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ThermLow Dog Cooling Vest

£30.00

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


The Cooling Vests are made from a soft lightweight PVA foam fabric that absorbs and retains water. The coat will stay moist and cool for several hours (dependant on weather conditions) however your dog will remain dry. The evaporative process activated by the cool fabric allows your dog to cool down more than the outside air.

The cooling vest slips over your dog's head and has an underbelly strap which covers the chest of your dog and allows the body core to cool down too. This provides for a more efficient cooling process.

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.

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
XXL 90cm 85cm 56cm German Shephard
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

 

Caring for your vest

The vest can be stored wet for short periods of time in the plastic bag provided, for example if you are going out for the day. Do not store your vest in the plastic bag for a long period of time as mildew may occur. When not in use, fold the vest up while wet, and it will dry and can be safely stored away. DO NOT try and unfold it when dry - when you are ready to use it again, rewet it and it will become soft and supple again.

If required, the vest can be machine washed at 30 degrees celcius or hand rinsed in cool water. Do not use conditioners or softeners.

Dispatch Timescales

Please allow a week for your ThermLow Cooling Vest to be posted to you. You will receive an email notifying you when your vest is on it's way.

Customer Reviews

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N.M.
Excellent product

Not used yet but fits perfect and good quality material. Also recommended by friend who uses every summer

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L.B.
Cooling coat

Ordered my cooling coat and delivery notice said it would take two weeks which I didn't mind. It arrived withing 7 days and it fits perfectly. Cannot fault the service. Looking forward to using it when we take our dog away

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D.C.
Fantastic

The cooling vest is brilliant! My springer spaniel is really bothered by the heat, but manages very well when wearing this vest. It's a god send. Thank you so much for a fantastic product, made of a brilliant material and of obvious comfort to my dog.

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N.H.
5/5

ThermLow Dog Cooling Vest

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C.
Brilliant...every dog needs one.

This is a great cooling jacket, Angi was very helpful giving me the correct size when I gave her the measurements. Came quite quickly and fitted perfectly.
Is really helping my dog stay cool as she has a lot of long fur, I have had many people stop me and ask about it.
Think every dog needs one. Thank you.