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K-9 Overcoat™
abrasion-resistant insulated jacket
 5 (based on 54 reviews) | Write a Review
The Ruffwear K-9 Overcoat™ is our classic cold-weather utility jacket. Sturdy, durable materials keep up with the most active dog. Wind- and water-resistant outer fabric keeps the elements out, interior fleece layer keeps body heat in. Auto-lock buckles on each side provide easy on/off.

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5 (based on 54 reviews)  | 51 out of 54 of reviewers would recommend this to a friend

 

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5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Sydney

Date of Review: 2/26/2015

We kick up our paws in: New Jersey

My canine companion(s): Pit Bull

Excellent

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Finally a coat that keeps her warm that she can't shake off. I love it!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Porter

Date of Review: 2/17/2015

We kick up our paws in: VA

My canine companion(s): Llewellin Setter

durable, warm, great quality

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Porter is less than a year old and loves chasing birds in the cold. This overcoat is perfect for him when he runs through the briar bushes focused on birds. Great quality! I would love to also see this sold in high visibility orange to use during evening walks and hunting season for safety. I have the track jacket which is also a great product, however not warm enough when it gets in the negative degrees.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Ruby

Date of Review: 2/17/2015

We kick up our paws in: Illinois

My canine companion(s): Vizsla

Great Quality - Make sure to follow fit guide!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

We have loved every single Ruffwear product we have ordered. But for some reason this one was the hardest to get the size right for my 45 pound Vizsla. So note the fit guides before ordering because there is a difference between coverage styles. Now we have the perfect fit it is our new favorite!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Jake & Marley

Date of Review: 2/9/2015

We kick up our paws in: VA

My canine companion(s): Yellow labs

Great

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I have 2 large yellow labs less than 2 yrs old and they destroy everything! The fact that the buckles are hidden is wonderful and is why these coats are still in one piece! This is a good product and I would buy it again! Also this was the only place I could get this quality a jacket big enough to fit.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Ruger

Date of Review: 2/8/2015

We kick up our paws in: Texas

My canine companion(s): Lacy Dog

Excellent quality!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Best dog jacket purchased thus far. Ruger has the Trailhead Brown and the jacket is holding up well as Ruger runs through the brush tracking down deer. We have a new 8 week old Lacy pup and I will be purchasing one for her as soon as she gets a little bigger. The fit is very good and I like that the buckles are higher up under the top layer. I feel that helps keep a dog from chewing on the buckles.

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Talus

Date of Review: 2/3/2015

We kick up our paws in: Vancouver Island

My canine companion(s): Rhodesian Ridgeback

Good quality and durable

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is a durable, good quality jacket. Fit is pretty good though a bit big on the back end (deep chested hound). I ordered the purple but it's a lot more pink than I realized, oops! I wasn't that thrilled with the colour choices on all the jackets and wanted to get away from the grey I bought in the other jackets, but wish I had just stuck with the grey in the end. Otherwise, it stands up well, it's the jacket that is allowed to be worn when he goes out with the dog walker! The material on this seems much more durable than the Sunshower jacket, and is definitely way more durable than the last fleece lined jacket I had from another company.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Jurie

Date of Review: 2/2/2015

We kick up our paws in: Illinois

My canine companion(s): yellow lab

Excellent

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is a perfect fit. It is easy to put on and stays in place. Provides enough protection from the weather and Jurie does not mind wearing it at all. Good workmanship

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Maisie

Date of Review: 1/31/2015

We kick up our paws in: Ontario

My canine companion(s): Brittany

excellent!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

We needed a warm, protective jacket for our Brittany that would stand up to her runs through dense bush. We had tried the Cloud Chaser jacket, and while it's a nicely fitted, well-made jacket, it was just not sturdy enough. The K-9 overcoat is great - Maisie has been wearing it for a month now on her daily runs without a single rip. It's warm, well-fitted (she has a size small), and the fabric is sturdy enough to stand up to her rubbing against tree trunks and dashing through brush. Excellent jacket!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Dexter and Maya

Date of Review: 1/30/2015

We kick up our paws in: Jalisco, Mexico

My canine companion(s): French Bulldogs

Excellent Jacket!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Excellent product, just as expected, it fits my dogs almost perfectly, I bought the x-small and the only problem is that it is almost too tight on the neck, just another inch would be perfect, as the small is too big for them.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Louis

Date of Review: 1/29/2015

We kick up our paws in: Cincinnati Ohio

My canine companion(s): Husky Shepard mix

Great quality

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I have appreciated the quality of craftsmanship and materials as well as the functionality of every Ruff Wear purchase I have made over the years and this overcoat is no exception. While a cheaper product can certainly do the job, this overcoat had features, conveniences and fit that you won't easily find in other brands. Highly recommended.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: THe Wicked Truth

Date of Review: 1/21/2015

We kick up our paws in: New York

My canine companion(s): German Shepherd Dog

Love it, Best Coat yet!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

My Service Dog in training is not a fan of the cold and living in NY that can be hard to work around. Not anymore. Not only does this coat work great under his gear, but also allows us to use the cloud chaser if needed underneath. It doesn't bunch and allows for free movement. I just can't say enough great about this coat!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Tiller

Date of Review: 1/20/2015

We kick up our paws in: Lake Bomoseen VT

My canine companion(s): American Black Lab

Best Jacket i have bought

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This jacket fits great! It stays on and is comfortable for Tiller!! I love that it does not have any Velcro! The clips work great and the jacket is top quality!!! Don't waste your time with cheaper coats!!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Rowdy

Date of Review: 1/18/2015

We kick up our paws in: Liberty Hill, TX

My canine companion(s): Brown Dog

Love It

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I bought this coat last year when temperatures were barely above freezing and it was drizzly for days. That doesn't happen much in Texas, so I haven't gotten much use out of the coat, but when we need it, it's fantastic. My dog doesn't mind being wet, or cold, but I figured the combination would be uncomfortable on our hikes. I like how much it covers his underside, and the buckles make it easy to put on. Definitely recommended.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Lola and Frida

Date of Review: 1/17/2015

We kick up our paws in: Monterrey, Mexico

My canine companion(s): Bulldogs

Fantastic

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Its amazing jacket! It works in all sorts of weather and allows mobility. I wish it had a slightly larger neck area.. but that's always the problem with bulldogs :)

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Scout

Date of Review: 1/15/2015

We kick up our paws in: Salt Lake City

My canine companion(s): Maltese/Cavalier mix

Gets The Job Done

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Scout isn't stoked to pout his coat on, but once we're out walking/hiking, he doesn't even notice it's there. The perfect mix of warmth and minimal coverage, the coat keeps him dry and warm.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Casey

Date of Review: 1/15/2015

We kick up our paws in: Connecticut

My canine companion(s): Gold Retriever mix

Great coat!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I like the ease in which it goes on and comes off. It slips over the head easily. And Casey likes wearing it. The sizing charts are correct - the length is what counts if you're in between sizes. Great quality.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Bugsy

Date of Review: 1/14/2015

We kick up our paws in: Datil NM

My canine companion(s): American Staff

Great jacket!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I was very pleased to get a quality product! Fits my four legged kid good and he has no issues wearing it, wears good, looks good and keeps him warm! Thanks Ruffwear!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Sophie

Date of Review: 1/13/2015

We kick up our paws in: Maryland

My canine companion(s): Labrador Retrievers

Excellent

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I have been back and forth with the local pet stores trying to find a winter coat for Sophie. Some are too big some are too small.. I saw this coat at REI and brought Sophie in for a fitting. IT IS the perfect coat for her...Perfect fit and well put together. Thanks we are happy now that she has a coat that wont fall off

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Nubs and Peanut

Date of Review: 1/7/2015

We kick up our paws in: Michigan

My canine companion(s): Pit Bulls

Very Nice Jackets

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I've had these jackets for a few months now and they are great. Well put together,fits perfectly, and the measurements are perfect. Using them a lot this week of with temperatures below zero and the dogs seem happy and warm.

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Cameron

Date of Review: 1/6/2015

We kick up our paws in: Washington DC

My canine companion(s): Irish Wolfhounds

Very well made and fits perfectly

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

The other reviews speak to the pros of this product and it is just as advertised. The only change I would like to see is an opening near the tab that holds a safety light if you so desire, taht would allow the leash attachment ring on a body harness to fit thru.

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Stella

Date of Review: 1/2/2015

We kick up our paws in: Rhode Island

My canine companion(s): Mixed Breed (Jack Russell, Springer Spanial, Beagle)

Favorable, but . . . .

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

First off let me say that this product is well made, fits well and will keep my short haired girl warm. The "but" is that there is no access hole through the top of the coat to hook her harness. Ruffwear makes wonderful products, but it seems to me that there could have been a little more thought put into some things. Although we live in a neighborhood where I could let her run we choose not to, we prefer to either walk her or keep her fenced. The lack of an access hole is not a deal breaker given the quality of the product and my wife has added a slot to provide access for her harness. That being said I would recommend this product.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Verchaix

Date of Review: 1/1/2015

We kick up our paws in: Chamonix, France

My canine companion(s): Border Collie

Outstanding

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Ok, so I'm a Collie & I have a double coat & I'm very active but. I do get a bit of gip in my front shoulder when it drops to 3° & below. My human gives me very good food enriched with Glucosamine but it's not quite doing the job. Think he must have read my mind because this winter he got me a jacket, think he calls it a K9 overcoat, wow what a difference it makes to winters, fits great, keeps me warm & dry and feels soooo comfortable Awesome jacket, very well thought out & put together .... Bit of velcro on the straps would help the loose end sit inside the vest

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Taz ,Breeze, Blast

Date of Review: 12/28/2014

We kick up our paws in: Michigan

My canine companion(s): Border collies and Alaskan Huskies

Excellent

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I bought 3 coats for my border collies for the cold winter days in Michigan. I love them they keep dogs warm and stay in place with all the running around they do on hikes. The buckles are easy to adjust an out of sight. Very durable an waterproof. Handles Michigan winters well

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Coco

Date of Review: 12/28/2014

We kick up our paws in: Durham, NC

My canine companion(s): American Pit Bull Terrier

Well-made and easy-on

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is a great little jacket. I have a 56 lb female pit who is about 22 inches long and has a 28 inch bust and I got her the medium. It fits perfectly. I wouldn't say she likes it quite yet, but she doesn't fuss with it too much and it stays put even when she does try to shake it off. It's especially great for misty or wet conditions. I would definitely recommend it.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Kleo-patra

Date of Review: 12/26/2014

We kick up our paws in: Salt Lake City

My canine companion(s): mixer

Great coat for our little princess

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This coat fits well and is very durable. Seems like it will last many years. Really like the reflective stitching and the covers over the buckles. It is very comfortable for our girl.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Anonymous

Date of Review: 12/26/2014

We kick up our paws in: home

My canine companion(s):

Great product. Well made construction

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Could offer brighter colors such as yellow or orange or neon.

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Finn

Date of Review: 12/22/2014

We kick up our paws in: Arizona

My canine companion(s): Pointer

Great

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Great jacket! Very durable and fits my dog perfectly. He is still able to run freely.

3 out of 5

Dog's Name: Finnegan

Date of Review: 12/21/2014

We kick up our paws in: Utah

My canine companion(s): Irish Wolfhound

Good with reservations about water resistance

Would you recommend this product?.: No

I give this coat a 3 only because it has not been water resistant for us -- the seams leak through to to fleece. I love the fit and coverage it gives our big boy, and on cold days, it keeps him toasty. But he doesn't really need the coat most days, we bought if for wet and snowy days to keep him dry. While this coat works better than nothing, if we're out longer than 20 minutes, the seams leak enough that the fleece is wet. I would recommend it to a friend with that caveat.

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Lexie

Date of Review: 12/16/2014

We kick up our paws in: Washington, D.C.

My canine companion(s): Black Lab Mix

Quality

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

The coat is made well and fit perfectly. The only issue is the lack of a slot for a harness to clip or a right to have the jacket act as a harness.

3 out of 5

Dog's Name: Ginger

Date of Review: 12/14/2014

We kick up our paws in: NE Oregon

My canine companion(s): Vizsla

OK, but not so warm

Would you recommend this product?.: No

Perhaps I was spoiled by an older (perhaps 8 years old) Ruffwear outerwear coat. I found the new coat to be thin and too long through the chest. The side fasteners are pretty small and harder to use than the older coat. The older coat has more loft and fits better. Otherwise, the new coat is well-sewn and sturdy. Just wish it was the same as the old coat.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Indiana Sage

Date of Review: 12/14/2014

We kick up our paws in: Irving, TX

My canine companion(s): Vizsla

Wonderful quality and fit

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This is probably the best coat I have been able to find for my male Vizsla. The fit is perfect and very easy to put on and take off. He seems to like the comfortable fit. Will definitly be buying another when my other female Vizsla gets big enough.

4 out of 5

Dog's Name: Parsley and Sunny

Date of Review: 12/11/2014

We kick up our paws in: Wisconsin

My canine companion(s): Labrador Retrievers

Great Quality and easy to use

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

The construction quality is superb and its very easy to put on and take off. Our dogs are very wiggly and don't stand still so it's important for us that a coat be easy to put on - this is. But most importantly, the material is very good quality - Our dogs run through woods with these jackets on twigs and branches just brush by the coat without snagging or scratching. Very well made product. My only complaint is the sizing - The Medium coat fits my dog's body, but the neck is too tight. Would give it 5 stars if the fit was better.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Teddy Rex Richardson

Date of Review: 12/11/2014

We kick up our paws in: Winter Park, Florida

My canine companion(s): Chocolate Labrador

quality fabric & construction

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Great for cool weather, the shell made of fleece kept him snuggly warm, the outside of the coat repelled the rain & snow 100%.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Lola

Date of Review: 12/9/2014

We kick up our paws in: Colorado

My canine companion(s): Lab-Pointer Mix

Wonderful!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Thia jacket it awesome! Lola has short hair and the fleece layer keeps her so much warmer whether we are canyoneering in Utah or rompin through some backcountry snow. The outer layer is super durable so I know it will last a while. Plus she loves wearing it!

3 out of 5

Dog's Name: Baby

Date of Review: 12/8/2014

We kick up our paws in: Leonard, MN

My canine companion(s): Golden Retriever

I couldn't find anything better, but I was expecting more.

Would you recommend this product?.: No

First of all, I was really impressed with the quality of material that was used on the majority of the coat. However, there are standard plastic buckles to hold it together. That didn't bother me as much until my dog chewed them off after the first week. I would've hoped for a buckle made out of something sturdier, because even if she never chewed off the buckle I feel that it easily could've been broken by a number of things. She is still wearing it with a string around her belly. The other thing that I find the most disappointing is that I was hoping it would be warmer or cover more of her body. It gets cold up here, but I think that because of the quality of the material overall that it's acceptable. It may look thin, but it is probably enough to heat her up as she moves around outside. I would recommend this product with warning depending on what you are looking for in a coat.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Rooney

Date of Review: 12/8/2014

We kick up our paws in: Kentucky

My canine companion(s): Beagle/Lab

Great

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Since this was Rooney's first coat, I was a bit nervous how he would feel about it. To my surprise he took right to it, which leads me to believe it's a comfortable fit for him. Now, when he sees the coat come out, he knows he's going for walk just like the leash or his harness. Sizing was good and the elastic bands create a good snug fit around his chest that's not too tight.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Shadow

Date of Review: 12/6/2014

We kick up our paws in: Minnesota

My canine companion(s): Poodle

Perfect size and weight

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Some days poodle just sits outside in the elements watching the birds and squirrels, as snow and rain fall....and fall...so now atleast some of him won't be dripping wet!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Arkadios

Date of Review: 12/4/2014

We kick up our paws in: Texas, US

My canine companion(s): Doberman, shar-pei, chihuahuas, beagle, and beagle/IG mix

Really good!!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I just got my Doberman boy, a little rescue and he is being trained to be a therapy dog to visit children in the hospitals. But he is also another hiking and camping buddy for me! So I ordered him the Brown k-9 overcoat and although right now, he's just 10 weeks old, I can't wait for him to wear it! I think it will fit him by our March camping trip! I love the quality of this coat as i also have one for my shar-pei girl. Great coat, adjusts well, and goes right over the Climate Changer and the Cloud Chaser perfectly! Great item and I really like the color on this one as well.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: boo boo

Date of Review: 11/29/2014

We kick up our paws in: wyoming

My canine companion(s): blue heeler

good

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

fit nice , rotates just a little , could use rear strap .

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Dusty

Date of Review: 11/25/2014

We kick up our paws in: Cleve ohio

My canine companion(s): Heins 57

Very good wife likes the snap together

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

We like it very much Dusty may have other thought's, but we are out in all types of weather,& temps, keep's Dusty dry and warm fit's nice, good quality.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Chloe

Date of Review: 11/20/2014

We kick up our paws in: Maryland

My canine companion(s): Yellow Labrador

Awesome

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

This jacket is fantastic. Definitely meets the needs of our wonder dog Chloe. Fits perfectly keeps her warm and dry but still able to do the things she loves

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Laika

Date of Review: 11/20/2014

We kick up our paws in: Portland, OR

My canine companion(s): Vizsla

Fantastic!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

So far this is my favorite coat for our pup. Sheds water and provides enough warmth for my dog, while running the trails, and snowshoeing! Our current coat is entering it's 3rd winter, and is still going strong!!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Clipper

Date of Review: 11/19/2014

We kick up our paws in: Annapolis, Maryland

My canine companion(s): mix

Excellent quality and durability

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

would highly recommend this coat for cold weather and for it's durability.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Chief

Date of Review: 11/19/2014

We kick up our paws in: Bay Area, CA

My canine companion(s): Cairn Terrier mix

probably my favorite

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

It's my favorite coat. I double layer the ruffwear coats and this one is perfect as the outer shell or just worn by itself. I can also put it over his working vest. It's been washed so many times, it doesn't shrink, the color doesn't fade and it stays in shape. It's been in the snow, rain, all over the world.. we don't travel without it. I am a tad sad that you discontinued the green coat.. other than that - no complaints :)

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Alli

Date of Review: 11/13/2014

We kick up our paws in: Idaho

My canine companion(s): Heeler/Boston Terrier cross

Very impressed

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Having doodled and dawdled for months about buying one, I finally did, and I love it. Alli is a service dog, and though she has a double coat, it's fairly short- and with winter here, she does get chilly and wet. I won't take a wet dog into restaurants, and she hates to be cold! This coat fits well under her vest and does not pinch or rub. It also wears great with her harness and she wears the coat on our bike rides to help keep warm. The outside is very waterproof and inside seems pretty warm. Only thing is, I wish it came in more colors (like pink!) and that the inside collected less of her plentiful fur. I chose this coat over the quinzee because having seen a quinzee in person, the material has no hope of holding up to Alli and her adventures off duty. I can just picture her busting through a bush and coming out covered in rips! I would definitely advise anyone buying one of these to try a ruffwear coat in person. You'll be doing exchanges if you don't, and that's a pain. Get the right size the first time. But overall, very happy with the coat. Will buy again if this one ever wears out. I don't anticipate that it will but you never know.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Charlie

Date of Review: 11/11/2014

We kick up our paws in: Wallingford, CT

My canine companion(s): Standard Poodle

Well made

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Fits very nice and keeps Charlie nice and warm on cold days. He used to shiver on our early morning walks and now he's eager to get his coat on and get going.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Jadie

Date of Review: 11/5/2014

We kick up our paws in: Fort Wayne IN

My canine companion(s): Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mixed with Beagle

excellent design, workmanship and quality materials

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Have tried it on to make sure it fits but am still waiting to use it on a walk as truly cold weather hasn't yet hit Fort Wayne for winter season of 2014/15. With girth measurement 20 inches (19 lb dog) the Fit Guide steered me to an XS. Fits nicely. Easy on and off. Had to figure on a looser harness or better yet a second harness already adjusted to go over top of dog apparel. For even colder conditions/added protection, it fits nicely over top the XS Climate Changer also purchased.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Smallz & Chloe

Date of Review: 10/24/2014

We kick up our paws in: Virginia Beach

My canine companion(s): Chihuahua & Min Pin

LOVE IT!!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

It doesn't get super cold in Virginia Beach, but we do have our share of days that last year my little Chihuahua needed 2 sweaters. He weighs 7 lbs and we ordered the XXS. It fits him perfectly when completely cinched up. Our small female Min Pin measured at the chest girth for an XS but when it came it was way too large at the chest. I tried his on her and let out the straps almost all the way and PERFECT. Ruffwear was very accommodating and exchanged for the smaller size. My husband and adult daughter have both commented on how great the new coats look. -- I am sure we will be wearing them soon.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Ruby

Date of Review: 10/16/2014

We kick up our paws in: La Crosse, WI

My canine companion(s): Vizsla

Awesome!

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Works well as a insulating, protective jacket. True to size. Does not restrict movement. High quality. Great design.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Penny Roo

Date of Review: 10/6/2014

We kick up our paws in: Northeast Ohio

My canine companion(s): Small Sighthound Mix

Best Option for Sleek Sighthound Builds

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

I took my gal to a dealer originally thinking I would get a her a Cloud Chaser. After trying on a few coats, we decided that the K-9 Overcoat offered her the best fit in XS. She's 22 inches at the ribcage (the cutoff for XXS to XS) and only 22 pounds. She's super skinny in the back! (It's that Basenji/German Pinscher/Whippet/Italian Greyhound/Whatever the Heck She is DNA!) The Cloud Chaser ended up being a good fit in the front but WAY too big in the back. This model has an adjustable strap and buckle that lets you cinch it up for those svelte canine creatures! It fits closer to her body but still gives her wiggle room without being too bulky. I'll say, if you are near a dealer it's an excellent idea to take your pooch for a fitting. If I would have ordered online I might have went through a couple returns due to size and fit. Ruffwear does their best with the sizing charts, but with so many variables it's hard to know for sure unless you try it on first! Also, the quality is excellent and should last us a lifetime. Unless someone chews it up first!!

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Leonidas

Date of Review: 9/28/2014

We kick up our paws in: Minneapolis

My canine companion(s): German Shepherd

Great

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

Very nice vest. I bought for my service dog for a winter coat when going to and from locations.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Jack & Gertie

Date of Review: 9/13/2014

We kick up our paws in: Minnesota

My canine companion(s): Weimaraner/Lab and French Bulldog/Beagle

Absolutely wonderful

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

My dogs are at work and out in the elements with me all year round, I own a dog boarding facility and see a lot of different jackets come and go. Ruffwear is the only brand I spend my money on. The K-9 overcoat is by far the best coat on the market.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Boozer and Guv'nor

Date of Review: 9/7/2014

We kick up our paws in: Denver

My canine companion(s): Doberman

high quality

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

we've had a few different versions of this coat over the years and the design gets better every time an updated version is released. Our smaller dog has a 32" girth and wears a large in the Cloud Chaser and Climate Changer coats, but in the Overcoat he needs a medium. We starting testing these jackets in the fall of 2013 and they still look brand new after using them for an entire fall, winter, and spring. When we has extremely low temps for a few weeks last winter we layered the Overcoat with the Cloud Chaser for extra warmth. These jackets are super easy to put on and take off, which makes them great even for short potty break trips outside when it is wet.

5 out of 5

Dog's Name: Bailey

Date of Review: 8/26/2014

We kick up our paws in: Dayton, OH

My canine companion(s): Black Labrador Retriever

Best I have ever owned

Would you recommend this product?.: Yes!

OK, I have owned Dogs my entire life, Everywhere from Alaska, Colorado to Ohio. This is the first RuffWear item I have ever purchased and by far the highest quality item I have ever owned. I have bought 5 more Ruff Wear Items since then that equal or exceed the level of Quality and Functionality. ALL are fantastic. Now back to this one. I bought this, for our (75 lb) Black Lab, that is in a size large first, then in Medium due to sizing issues. Her measurements were 32 Inches circumference around the chest and that is right between Med and Lrg. I went large since I thought she would need a little extra room to grow. It was WAY too big for a Labs torso. She has a pretty thick neck and the neck opening was huge on the large. This MEDIUM one fit her perfectly with still room to grow. Other features I love about this jacket are as follows: Pro's -Still room to grow. Have some room for expansion still. Elastic buckles that are actually between material layers so they won't chafe to dog. Still room to extend and they have elasticity. -Reflective Stitching, Logo and stitching Built-in - She is completely black, need I say anything else. -Clasps - Best I have ever used, how they are covered from the elements and padded with the garment that touches the dog is wonderful- I would be comfortable wearing this as a poncho. -It stays oriented on top due to the Chest/Belly "strap" and tailored cut - Loop for a light on back - I bought a bike LED flashing light and it works great. - Fleece lining; wonderfully lined for warmth and pet comfort. She wears it three times a day now and it still looks new - even with snow, rain, etc. - Exterior material, water repellent/proof nature. Keeps the dog torso dry even though she would rather be wet. - Design, the cut of this jacket looks like and functions like it was engineered for my Lab specifically. The Over shoulder and Chest/Belly portion of the jacket not only function to keep the dog warm, it seems like it is comfortable, and it stays exactly where it needs to be to protect Bailey from the elements. Cons: ABSOLUTELY NONE, Not even the price. After the obvious research and engineering that has gone into this, I cannot find one thing that I would want on this. It is simply a Well manufactured, Perfectly designed Jacket. It would meet Patagonia, Marmot or North Face standards. THANK YOU. I plan to buy another RuffWear Jacket specifically for the rain in late spring, and their Swamp Cooler Vest before summer. I have bought five other RuffWear items since this Jacket, harness, Collars, Leash, Boots. I am sold for life on the quality. RuffWear is AWESOME