When choosing a life jacket for your Basset Hound, you need to consider the size of your dog. If the jacket is too small, it will restrict the movement of your dog and may cause a choking hazard.
If you are not sure which size to choose, you can measure your dog. You should measure their chest and neck girths and then compare these measurements to the ones on the back of the life jacket.
The 20 Our Favorite Life Jackets for Basset Hounds:
- SPLASH WITH SAFETY: The Outward Hound Granby Splash life jacket for dogs is designed with bright colors and reflective accents to provide better visibility while swimming. A front neck float helps keep your dog’s head above water whether they are a novice or experienced swimmer.
- NOVICE & EXPERIENCED SWIMMER-FRIENDLY: The Granby Splash dog life jacket is constructed with ripstop material that provides maximum buoyancy in the water without restricting movement on land. Adjustable straps and side release buckles provide a secure fit and neoprene belly band supports their chest and belly while getting their float on
- PLAY IT SAFE: No pet accessory is indestructible. Do not leave with unsupervised pets. Remove and replace if damaged.
- MULTI-HANDLE DESIGN: Dual grab handles make it easy to restrain and lift your dog out of the water and provide easy access.
- SIZING BASED ON GIRTH: Dogs come in all shapes and sizes. Whether your dog is short and stout or long and lanky, there’s a dog life jacket fit for them. Available in sizes XS-XL and featuring adjustable straps, we’ve made it easy for you to choose a size that supports them based on their girth measurement. We recommend sizing up if the dog’s girth size is on the higher end of this size.
KOESON Dog Life Jacket, Dog Life Vest for Small, Medium & Large Breeds Pet Float Coat for Boating/Swimming, Reflective Swimming Safety Vest with Rescue Handle
- 【Durable and Strong Handle】KOESON Dog Life Jacket uses classic back handle design, which is strong and durable. This handle can bear the weight of a larger dog.
- 【Adjustable Chest&Abdomen Belt】KOESON Dog Life Vest uses convenient adjustable Chest&Abdomen Belt, you can adjust the size and tightness according to your dog’s body size.
- 【Size & Color Notes】KOESON Dog Life Preserver Lifesaver has totally 2 colors(Grey/Grey); with 3 sizes(S/M/L); Please check the size chart in the side picture before purchasing. If you have any question about size, please feel free to contact us, we will be back within 8 hours.
- 【Unique Shark Pattern Design】 KOESON Dog Life Vests for Boating/Swimming uses fashion and cool grey shark pattern, which can make your lovely dog look like a cute shark and is fit for Beach, Pool, Boating, Lake,Swimming,Hunting, Surfing.
- 【Washing Method & Storage】KOESON Life Jacket for Dogs can be washed directly in cold water with hands; Dry in a volume vent; The material is soft and easy to fold, which can be placed in the wardrobe.
Vivaglory Skin-Friendly Dog Life Vest, Neoprene Life Jacket for Dogs with Superior Buoyancy and Rescue Handle, Adjustable & Reflective, Pink, Small
- SUPERIOR BUOYANCY: this dog life jacket is constructed with premium neoprene material and extra built-in flotation layers to enable strong buoyancy in the water without restricting your dog’s movement
- STYLISH & ATTRACTIVE: bright colors and unique reflective elements not only make your dog look fashionable, but also enhance your dog’s visibility in water, keeping your dog safe
- FASTENING SECURELY: fastening system around belly keep the flotation vest securely on your dog. Adjustable straps and quick-release buckles around belly and neck ensure perfect fit for your dog
- MEASURE BEFORE PURCHASE: before choosing a size, please measure your dog’s ribcage at the DEEPEST part; do NOT judge your dog’s size from weight or other brands’ standard; if your dog’s measurement is between sizes, please choose the next size up
- COMFORT & DURABILITY: neoprene material makes this dog life vest more body conforming for maximum comfort and look less bulky than older styles; exquisite sewing process and thicken material ensure it for long time use
Doglay Dog Life Jacket, Dog Life Vest with Reflective Stripes, Adjustable Doggie Life Jacket Pet Life Preserver with High Buoyancy Swimsuit for Small Medium and Large Dogs(2XS, Blue Bone)
- 【EASY TO PUT ON AND TAKE OFF】 Adjustable belt and underbelly combine with Velcro panels make the dog swimsuit easy to put on and take off, and create a most comfortable state for all breeds and body shapes. The handle on the top for quick and easy rescues if your dog is in danger.And the heavy-duty D-ring hook is perfect for dog leash.
- 【PROVIDE HYDROTHERAPY】For dogs who are in the water for the first time, the dog flotation vest can help the dog overcome the psychological barrier of fear of entering the water, and it can quickly adapt to the environment in the water. And if you have an elderly pooch or a dog with other joint problems such as arthritis or hip dysplasia, it will be much easier to assist them in their hydrotherapy if they are wearing a life vest.
- 【SUPERIOR BUOYANCY & BREATHABLE MESH DESIGN】The dog life jacket made of high grade polyester oxford & nylon and high buoyancy material, the same as luxury comfort human life jacket material, and enough to float the dog on the water. The upgraded Doglay dog life vest with breathable mesh underbelly that allows for proper water drainage and quickly dried, let your puppy play easily and freely in the water.
- 【SIZE CHOOSE & NOTICE】 Life jackets are half-length suits and chest girth is the decisive measurement, Please taking every measurement listed on the chart before choose your size. If your measurement is between two sizes, we recommend the larger size for more comfortable fit about your dog.
- 【REFLECTIVE & SAFETY】The Doglay dog life jacket comes with a design of bright colors and high-visibility reflective stripes, the design can enhance visibility in water or low light conditions, make you quickly find your dog at a glance, the fashion style make your dog become the star in any water sports. Dog life vests for boating,Swimming,Pools, Beaches
Kuoser Dog Life Jacket, High Floatation Blue Whale Shape Pet Life Vest Dog Swimsuit with Reflective Fish Scale, Dog Safety Preserver Lifesaver with Rescue Handle for Small Medium Large Dogs Blue M
- DURABLE FABRIC WITH SUPERIOR FLOTATION: The professional ripstop life jacket is made of tear-resistant 600D Oxford & Nylon cloth, filled with high-density EPE pearl cotton foam which offers maximum floatation in the water. Our dog safety vest is lightweight without restricting dog’s movement on land.
- ADJUSTABLE FIT & EASY TO WEAR: Adjust belt with the quick-release buckles, you can adjust the belt to fit your pet perfectly. Except the buckles, we also designed the magic tapes on the neck and abdomen which make sure the safety of pets and also you can easily help the dog to wear and take off.
- DURABLE RESCUE HANDLE & D-RING: Upgraded with rescue handles on the top makes it easy to pull your dog out of emergency. The heavy-duty D-ring hook is perfect for dog leash without collar and harness.
- EXQUISITE APPEARANCE: Our design is inspired by blue whales and added fish scales on this basis. The fish scales use the latest technology, which can shine more under the light, so that you can spot your dog faster.
- 6 SIZES AVAILABLE FOR PET SWIMMING VEST: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL fits for nearly all kinds of breed furry friend, Such as Teddy, Chihuahua, Beagle, Poodle, Bulldog, Schnauzer, Labrador, Golden Retriever, etc. Please Measure Your Dog Twice and Check Our Size Chart In Product Description Carefully Before Purchasing.
Vivaglory Ripstop Dog Life Vest, Reflective & Adjustable Life Jacket for Dogs with Rescue Handle for Swimming & Boating
- KINDLY REMINDER: this dog life jacket gives your dog additional safety and endurance in the water. For your pet’s health, please do not leave dog unattended while using a lifejacket. And we recommend you to give your dog some time to get used to wearing this dog life jacket before using it in water
- HIGH VISIBILITY: comes with bright colors and reflective trims, this dog water vest enhances your dog’s visibility in and out of the water, allow you to identify your dog quickly
- MEASURE BEFORE PURCHASE: before choosing a size, please measure your dog’s ribcage at the DEEPEST part; do NOT judge your dog’s size from weight or other brands’ standard; if your dog’s measurement is between sizes, please choose the next size up
- CONVENIENCE & FIT: durable grab handle of the dog life preserver makes it easy to pull your dog out of any emergency. D-ring is for attaching dog leash. Adjustable straps and quick-release buckles ensure perfect fit for your dog
- FOR DOG’S SAFETY: Vivaglory dog PFD is constructed with extra padding to enable strong buoyance in the water without restricting your dog’s movement. Fastening system around belly and neck will keep the flotation vest securely on your dog
- KEEP YOUR FURRIEST MATE SAFE – Vibrant colors and reflective strips increase visibility of your playful pooch day and night. Our dog life vest is equipped with a top rescue handle for a quick and easy grab on the go.
- CHOOSE THE RIGHT SIZE – Measuring Body Girth is critical for getting the best fit. Do not approximate or guess! Before placing your order, please measure your dog’s Body Girth at the widest point, behind their front legs. Use our Blue Sizing Chart and pick the right size. If your pet falls between two sizes, we advise ordering the larger of the two.
- ADVANCED, BREATHABLE MESH UNDERBELLY – Unlike traditional life jackets, which can cause chafing and heat exhaustion, the Paws Aboard advanced design features a breathable mesh underbelly that allows for proper water drainage and drying to provide your dog greater comfort and healthier conditions. Adjustable collar and the velcro secured mesh underbelly create a custom fit for all breeds and body shape.
- QUALITY MATERIALS – This Paws Aboard Dog Life Jacket is made of quick-dry, breathable neoprene fabrics and the right amount buoyancy. Lightweight, flexible materials allow a wide range of motion for all-day comfort. Perfect for dogs and owners who love water sports!
- FASHION FORWARD – Perfect for your fashionable first mate, this life jacket combines a stylish silhouette with premium neoprene materials and bold awesome colors and patterns.
Queenmore Dog Life Jacket Ripstop Dog Safety Vest Adjustable Preserver with High Buoyancy and Durable Rescue Handle for Small,Medium,Large Dogs
- Durable Grabbing Handle: Strong, low-profile handle on top for quick and easy grabbing. Durable D-ring hook for leash on back is convenient for a leash to control your dog from running away.
- Waterproof & Secure Material: Make of high quality oxford cloth and polyethylene foam, an advanced breathable mesh lining underbelly for proper cleaning and drying fast, offers the maximum comfort and warmth.
- Features: Adjustable nylon straps, quick release buckles, heavy duty yet more comfortable magic sticker fastening system around the belly and neck to keep securely fastened, assure size fit specifically for dog’s chest, belly and neck.
- Safe Pet Dog Life Jacket: Reflective accents and bright safety colors to enhance visibility when your beloved pets swim under water. Also, Our secure float foam can support your dog swimming without tired feeling greatly.
- Perfect Buoyancy And Security: Pet Life Jacket showcases a flotation solution to all water sport activities for dogs. Neck, belly and back float provides your dog outstanding buoyancy and security.
Zuozee Dog Life Jacket, Adjustable Pet Floatation Vest Lifesaver Safety Vest Life Preserver for Small Medium Large Dogs (XS, Grey)
- HIGH-PERFORMANCE FLOTATION MATERIAL: High grade polyester ripstop oxford & nylon fabric mesh fabric, Pearl cotton foam. Combine advanced manufacturing techniques, Give your dog the most safty life vest jacket
- CONVENIENCE & FIT: Wider range of Adjustable hook&loop chest straps and quick-release belly buckles, Freely adjusts the tightness, Will not restrain the neck and chest and perfectly adhere to your pet’s body curve, Easy to put on and take off. Heavy-duty yet more comfortable fastening system around the belly and neck to ensure a safe & secure fit for any size dogs. The Heavy-duty D-ring Hook is perfect for dog leash.
- SAFETY HABDLE: Durable grab handle in our dog life preserver makes it easy to pull your dog out of any emergency and quick to guide your dog into and out of the water.
- SIZES AVAILABLE : From XS to XL, Suitable for dogs of all sizes.The best gift for dog lovers. Provide a interesting and better quality of living for your pet!
- SUPER BUOYANCY: Thicker neck strap effectively prevents your dog’s head from falling into water. The life vests for swimming keep your dog stay afloat and keep pets safe and comfortable in water.
Dogcheer Sports Style Dog Life Jacket, Reflective Adjustable Dog Safety Life Vest for Swimming Boating, Puppy Floatation Float Vest Pet PFD with Enhanced Buoyancy for Small Medium Large Dogs
- 【High Visibility】Worry About losing sight of your pup? Dog life vest for swimming boating comes with bright colors and high-visibility reflective stripes, so dog water jacket vest enhances your dog’s visibility in and out of the water, allow you to identify your dog quickly, especially if you’re swimming at dawn dusk or night time.
- 【Measure Before Purchase】Dog life jacket is half-length suits and chest girth is the decisive measurement, please measure your dog’s ribcage at the deepest part before purchase. DO NOT judge your dog’s size from weight or other brands’ standard; If your dog is between two sizes, we suggest the next size puppy life jacket.
- 【New Sports Style Design】New sports style Life jackets for dogs offer your doggie a comfortable swimming position without restricting movement. Pet life safety vest with bright colors and new sports style gives your beloved dog a new look.
- 【Swim Safety & Adjustable】Adjustable design around belly and neck not only provides more space but also keeps your dog in a natural swimming position, making them feel more comfortable and eased. Dog pfd float vest features a sturdy rescue handle on top, quite convenient to grab it when putting into or aiding leaving water, make your dog controlled totally.
- 【High Flotation Safe Material】Dogcheer dog swim life vest is made of the same comfort material as human life jacket. Dog swimming vest made with 600D tear-resistant Oxford cloth and thick foam panels padding provide an optimal buoyancy to help dogs stay afloat, easy lift & assist.
Apetian Dog Life Preserver Dog Life Jacket Dog Life Vest Dog Floatation Swimming Vest
- COMFORTABLE FIT – Adjustable stripes and velcro for comfortable and secure fit.
- FAST DRYING FABRIC – Life jacket is made of high quality polyester fabric which features great elasticity ,anti-deforming, durable and fast drying.
- HIGH VISIBILITY – Never lose sight of your dog with bright safety orange color. And reflective stripe allows finding your dog qucikly even at night.
- BETTER BUOYANT FORCE- Foam panels provide a stronger buoyancy.
- EASY RESCUE & RESTRANT – Top grab handle makes it easy to help your dog to go ashore.
Vivaglory New Sports Style Ripstop Dog Life Jacket Safety Vest with Superior Buoyancy & Rescue Handle
- Safe Material: The materials of Vivaglory dog life jacket have passed CA65 test, keeping your dog safe wherever he/she roams. Upgraded ripstop 600D cloth makes our safety vest quite durable. Heavy-duty yet more comfortable fastening system around the belly and neck to keep securely fastened
- Kindly Reminder: this dog life jacket gives your dog additional safety and endurance in the water. For your dog’s safety, please do not leave dog unattended while using a lifejacket. And we recommend you to give your dog some time to get used to wearing this dog life jacket before using it in water
- High Visibility: Designed with bright colors and Reflective trims, our pet life jackets can enhance visibility in and out of water or low-light conditions; No worry about your dog disappearing from your sight
- New Sports Style Design: Exclusive patented Sports-style design gives your beloved dog a new look and does not hinder his/her natural movement. Thoughtful strategically positioned neck design not only provides more space but also keeps your dog in a natural swimming position, making them feel more comfortable and eased
- MEASURE BEFORE PURCHASE: before choosing a size, please measure your dog’s ribcage at the DEEPEST part; do NOT judge your dog’s size from weight or other brands’ standard; if your dog’s measurement is between sizes, please choose the next size up for more comfortable fit
Vivaglory Dog Life Jackets with Extra Padding Pet Safety Vest for Dogs Lifesaver Preserver, Pink, Medium
- Convenience: Strong grab handle on the top makes it easy to guide your dog into and out of water; Adjustable nylon straps and quick-release buckles ensure the perfect fit, bringing comfortable feeling to dogs and letting them swim freely in the water
- Measure Before Purchase: before choosing a size, please measure your dog’s ribcage at the DEEPEST part; do NOT judge your dog’s size from weight or other brands’ standard; if your dog’s
- Front Float and Reflective Trims: Removable front float assists in releasing your dog’s neck pressure; Reflective detailing provides better nighttime safety and enhanced visibility in or out of the water
- Caution: Dogs are born to swim, life jacket is just an aid for them. Do not leave dogs alone in the water though wearing the safety vest. If it’s the first time that you dog wears a safety vest to swim, please train them to adapt to their new vest and never leave them alone in the water
- Safety: Upgraded with ripstop 600D cloth, our patented design dog life jacket is more durable than normal ones. Built with extra padding, up to 50% more flotation keeping your pup safe in the water; Heavy-duty yet more comfortable fastening system around the belly and neck to keep securely fastened. Dogs are born to swim, life jacket is just an aid for them. Do not leave dogs alone in the water though wearing the safety vest
Outward Hound Ripstop Extra Large Dog Life Jacket Life Preserver for Dogs, Pink, X-Large
- FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT – The special design makes the vest very light. Because of the light design of the vest it allows for free movement for your dog in the water and on land
- HANDLE – The back is equipped with a sturdy handle which gives you better control of your dog in emergencies
- SAFETY – The back padding is designed to keep your dog upright and the extra padding across the chest keeps your dog’s head out of the water
- NO TWO DOGS ARE THE SAME – Don’t guess on the size. Use the size chart along with the “Measuring Your Dog” size guide. The weight of your dog is the most important for the Life Savior
- USES – Ideal for swimming, water rescue, rehabilitation, boating and hunting
EzyDog Premium Doggy Flotation Device (DFD) – Adjustable Dog Life Jacket Preserver with Reflective Trim – Durable Grab Handle for Safety and Protection – 50% More Flotation Material (Large, Yellow)
- ERGONOMIC INTEGRATED GRAB HANDLE: The integrated grab handle in our dog life vest provides and easy and secure way to handle your dog and makes it quick and easy to guide your dog into and out of the water.
- ADJUSTABLE DESIGN WITH 50% MORE FLOATION MATERIAL: Adjustable neoprene straps form an ergonomic, secure fit that keeps up with your dog. The EzyDog dog life vest flotation device uses superior durable construction and features up to 50% more flotation material than most other pet life jackets.
- CUSTOM SIZING FOR A PERFECT FIT: LARGE (Large) size fits dogs with a 17″-24″ body length, a 27″-44″ girth, and a weight of 60-90 pounds.
- HIGHLY REFLECTIVE INTEGRATED TRIM: The highly reflective detailing designed into your EzyDog Doggy Flotation Device provide you with greater visibility and improved night time safety.
- BEST HIGH-PERFORMANCE FLOTATION DEVICE DOG LIFE VEST JACKET: Combining advanced manufacturing techniques and the highest performance materials available, our DFD is designed, and extensively tested, to give your dog the most ergonomic and comfortable fit possible.
Kuoser Dog Life Jacket with Reflective Stripes, Adjustable High Visibility Dog Life Vest Ripstop Dog Lifesaver Pet Life Preserver with High Flotation Swimsuit for Small Medium and Large Dogs
- Top Handle & Leash Hook for Rescue: Kuoser puppy life vest comes with a grab-handle on the top, perfect for easy rescue lifting when they are in danger. Strong D-ring is convenient for dog leash installation if you want to walk your dog.
- High Visibility & Creative Design: Kuoser use the most persistent reflective band, so that you can spot your dog quickly. Kuoser dog life vest will make your beloved dogs become the star while swimming, walking, boating, surfing, sailing or any water sports.
- Quick-Release Buckle & Exquisite Workmanship : Adjustable quick-release buckles around neck & chest. Sticker straps closure, easy to put on and take off. Enhanced stiching for the handle and straps,ensure the safety of the dogs. Ajustable straps for a better fit. Comfortable neck opening reduces dog neck friction.
- Durable Fabric with Superior Flotation: The professional ripstop life jacket consist of ripstop Oxford & Nylon cloth, and high-density pearl cotton foam that offers maximum flotation in the water. Our dog safety vest also offer a comfortable motion and doesn’t restrict movement on land.
- 6 Sizes available for this pet swimming vest: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL fits for nearly all kinds of breed furry friend, Such as Teddy, Chihuahua, Beagle, Poodle, Bulldog, Schnauzer, Labrador, Golden Retriever, etc. Please Measure Your Dog Twice and Check Our Size Chart In Product Description Carefully Before Purchasing.
Dog Life Jacket – Mermaid Hot Pink, Portable Dog Swimming Jacket Vest, Lifesaver Vests with Rescue Handle for Small Medium and Large Dogs, Pet Safety Swimsuit Preserver for Swimming, Beach Boating
- 【STYLISH & DESIGN】 The pet floating jacket is out with fashion colors and imitates mermaid and attract person’s attention, make your dog to be the focus at pool, beach, or boating with you
- 【SIZES AVAILABLE】 The pet life jackets are available for 4 sizes, from XS to L, meet most sized dogs. Please measure your dog twice to get one size and refer to the dimension chart to choose the right size for your dog. Tips: If your dog is between two sizes, we suggest the larger one
- 【PERFECTLY PRATICAL DESIGN】 Hot pink mermaid design, also the flotation life vest is designed with adjustable belt and quick-release buckles to make your dog fit comfortably, easy to put on and take off. Handle on top for quick and easy grabbing. The heavy-duty D-ring hook is perfect for dog leash. Bright colors to enhance maximum visibility
- 【COMFORTABLE & DURABLE】 Durable 600D oxford nylon outer and EPE pearl cotton foam inner. Allows for quick drying and proper drainage and Offers the maximum comfort and warmth
- 【CONVENIENT RESCUE HANDLE】 The dog float coat features a sturdy rescue handle on top, quite convenient to grab it when putting into or aiding leaving water, make your dog controlled totally
Durable Dog Life Jacket, Adjustable Ripstop Pet Safety Vest, Dog Lifesaver with Rescue Handle for Small Medium or Larger Dog, Eliminate Anxiety/Tension, Enhanced Buoyancy, Swimming, Green Dinosaur M
- SAFETY & FASHION – Exclusive dinosaur design in bright green and lime green is very eye-catching, so you can easily spot the pups on water and land. Quick protective action in case of special emergencies. Sure to make your beloved dog a shining star, whether it’s while swimming, boating, surfing, sailing or any water sport
- KEEPING YOUR FRIENDS SAFE – Dogs are not born with the skill of swimming, just because the dog is more talented at swimming. When the dog tries to swim for the first time or go to the beach, it is best to give a life jacket, which will help them to eliminate nervousness/anxiety. Equipped with a sturdy rescue handle that you can hold, help them first swim, or when go out to sea, can connect the leash to let them swim freely in a safe area
- LIGHTWEIGHT & EASY TO PUT ON – Made from high buoyancy EPE and breathable elastic fabrics. Not Bulky. And easy to put on, just connect the buckles around the neck, and close the magic straps and buckles around the chest. If you have any questions, please contact us first, we will provide you the perfect solution
- HIGH BUOYANCY – The professional ripstop life jacket for dogs is made from high floatation material EPE. The dog life vest for swimming can always keep your pet head afloat above the water. Outer shell constructed from an extra rugged ripstop abrasion-resistant 600D oxford and quilted polyester that can withstand numerous trips to the beach or pool
- PLEASE MEASURE BEFORE PURCHASE – Before order, please always make sure to measure your pup’s chest girth and follow our size chart for the best fit. Do NOT judge dog’s size from other brand’s standard, if the measurement closes to the maximum, size up
Small Dog Life Jacket Dog Life Vest for Swimming Adjustable Belt Dog Life Preserver Buoyancy Aid Flotation Swimsuit for Small Dogs S Chest Girth 16-19 Inch, Weight 9 10 15lbs
- Easy-grab handle. The swimming vest incorporate a grab handle, which help to hoist the dog out of the water.
- The Heavy-duty D-ring Hook is designed for dog leash. Breathable mesh underbelly for proper draining and drying.
- Safe & comfortable. The life jacket can assist dog to keep afloat in water by providing comfortable buoyancy in the water, and doesn’t restrict their movement on land.
- Adjustable straps and quick-release buckles for better fit and keep the jacket secure on the dog while in the water
- Bright color and reflective strips for maximize visibility.
What is the best type of life jackets for Basset Hounds?
Many people might ask themselves what type of life jackets are best for their Basset Hounds. The truth is there is no one size fits all answer to this question, but there are some general guidelines that you should keep in mind when shopping for a Basset Hound life jacket.
The best type of life jackets for Basset Hounds is a vest. They are more comfortable and create less drag in the water.
How do you know if a life jacket is right for your dog?
If you own a dog, you know that they love to swim. Sometimes, though, it can be hard to find a life jacket that will fit your pooch.
How often should you replace your dog’s life jacket?
As the life jacket is a safety tool, it is important to replace it regularly. The life jacket should be replaced every year or when it becomes damaged or worn out.
The life jackets are also designed to float so if your dog has a tendency to swim, you should replace the life jacket more often.
Dogs are naturally buoyant and tend to float on water if they can’t get back up on land.
What are the different types of life jackets for Basset Hounds?
The different types of life jackets for Basset Hounds are:
- The traditional life jacket made for swimming and boating.
- The buoyant vest that is filled with kelp and other natural ingredients to keep the dog afloat.
- The harness-style vest that is designed to be worn like a backpack on the back of the dog and includes a handle for easy carrying.
- A neoprene collar with a built-in floatation device that can be worn in or out of water.
- The waist size-specific chest piece that is designed to fit only around the dog’s chest and attaches in the front with a clip.
How long should a Basset Hound wear a life jacket?
The Basset Hound is an energetic and playful dog breed. They are good swimmers, but they still need a life jacket to keep them safe in the water.
The Basset Hound should wear a life jacket for about 10 minutes before it becomes too hot for the dog to continue swimming. The life jacket should be removed when the dog is getting tired and needs a break.