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Waterproof dog coat

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Sarah H, Jun 10, 2019 at 5:45 PM.


  1. Sarah H

    Sarah H Grand Empress of the Universe

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    Hi guys, I'm looking to buy a lightweight waterproof coat for Puzzle (b collie). He gets hot easily so I want a coat that's lightweight and waterproof and with no lining ideally. All the coats I see seem to find have a fleece or thermal lining, whereas I'm looking for a coat that just keeps the rain off in the warm wet summer!

    Does anyone know of a brand that's any good, or place I could buy one? TIA
     
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    lullabydream PetForums VIP

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    I think hurtta did one, at one point but they chop and change so often and sizing is a bit odd. Well it is measuring harnesses anyway!

    Am sure you'll get better suggestions!
     
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    I saw lady at Crufts who has made me an unlined waterproof coat for my heavily coated Cocker.

    see:https://www.drydogcoats.co.uk/

    She will make to measure and the zip is along the back.
     
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    Greyhound Trust sell a lightweight rainproof coat but it has a thin lining.

    Ime they need a lining of some sort or they gather up when wet.
     
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    We have the hurtta torrent, it’s brilliant. Think they may have changed it but would highly recommend quality.
     
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    Hurtta torrent. Fab quality and oerfect fit going ip in 5cm back sizes, love it so much bought him a spare ;),.

    Wouldn't recommend ruffwear became unwaterproof after about 6 uses.
     
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    Sarah H Grand Empress of the Universe

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    Fly (lurcher) has a greyhound style coat that had a removable lining that seems to have disappeared. The coat without the lining flaps around and comes up round the bum so I agree that a thin lining is needed, just all the ones I found seemed to have some sort of fleece which I don't want.
     
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    Sarah H Grand Empress of the Universe

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    The hurtta one looks fab but a bit more than I was wanting to pay....might see if I can find a 2nd hand one.
     
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    Agree with @icklemunch, Hurtta Torrent coats are fab, my elderly long haired GSD has one. She also gets hot really easily but as she is getting on I don't want her getting wet & cold when we are out. I love this coat so much it fits really well & is so easy to get clean & dry again. i got mine from ebay (new) for about £20 which was a bargain!
     
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    Sarah H Grand Empress of the Universe

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    Oh wow that is a bargain!
    I went for the greyhound trust one because if it doesn't fit the lurcher can have it. I will keep my eye out for bargains on the hurtta one though as it has obviously made an impact on PF owners!
     
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    View attachment 406800
    Yes, I was very lucky to spot it at the right time! Here she is modelling it ….

    Hurtta2.jpg
     
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    Hurtta have discontinued the Torrent now, and they no longer do an unlined waterproof coat.

    They say their Drizzle coat is similar, but it contains reflective sheeting to keep the dog warm. No good for summer rain.

    Im in the same position, as i just cant find a decent coat. Ned has the Ruffwear summer one, but the fit for broad shoulders is pants, and the overall coverage isnt great either. Its overpriced as well; bit like all their products tbh.
     
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    Sarah H Grand Empress of the Universe

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    Yes it's a pain! I'm lucky Puzzle is slim and long so the greyhound style coats fit him fine. Shame the torrent have been discontinued, us in the mild south don't need the thick fleece-lined polar type coats that hurtta seem to produce in abundance!
     
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    Sarah H Grand Empress of the Universe

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    Wow! Holly seems quite happy in the coat definitely would keep her dry too.
     
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    I had this fun last summer! Cadvan has a Ruffwear Aira (been used far more than 6x with no signs of needing re-proofing), but they discontinued them (I got it cheap as weird tiny size left) and the replacement is warm-lined :(

    K9trailtime has a bunch in collie sizes
    https://www.k9trailtime.com/shop/other-activities/dog-jackets.html
    I particularly like the look of some of the Non-Stop range, if only they went small enough for us.
     
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    I've just bought the Hurtta Drizzle coat for Mylo having previously had the Torrent coat. Like you, I wanted something lightweight & waterproof & so far so good. Although the inside is reflective, he doesn't get too hot & yes, they are expensive but I had the Torrent coat for 6 years so Hurtta do last.
     
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