DFD™ Life Jacket

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Dog Life Jackets with Superior Flotation


Our life jackets combine top performing flotation with the comfort of life vest versatility. Recognized as one of the top dog PFD's on the market, EzyDog keeps your dog stylish with plenty of color options for your next trip to the beach. Pair this life jacket with a waterproof dog collar

Product Information

  • up to 50% more flotation keeping your pup safe in the water
  • The grab handle makes it easy to guide your dog into and out of the water
  • Adjustable neoprene straps form an ergonomic and secure fit
  • Reflective detailing provides better nighttime safety
  • Color Options: Red and Yellow
  • Size Options: XS, S, M, L, XL



Now Go and Swim!


Size Weight Girth Inches Length Inches
XS 15-25lbs 19-32" 10-13"
S 20-45lbs 21-35" 13-16"
M 40-60lbs 25-39" 15-20"
L 60-90lbs 27-44" 17-24"
XL 90+lbs 30-48" 20-26"

The Ultimate in Life Jackets for Dogs

EzyDog lives and breathes innovative design. Our dog life preservers are built from high performance materials to play just as hard as your pooch, keeping her safe and comfortable wherever she roams.Our Dog Flotation Vest boasts up to 50% more ultra-buoyant material, strategically placed to keep your dog in a natural, easy swimming position at all times. And a sturdy nylon D-ring means you can clip a dog leash to the vest.

EzyDog Dog Life Preservers: Performance and Safety

You don’t have to sacrifice one for the other! Our life jackets for dogs are rigorously tested to ensure that they give your dog the most ergonomic and comfortable fit possible. And the easy to adjust neoprene straps make putting on the flotation vest a matter of seconds. Our flotation vests for dogs won’t hinder or restrict your pooch’s natural movement, so you can play on lake or land! Choose from a variety of bright colors and patterns to suit your style.

Order your EzyDog Dog Flotation Vest today! And for dogs 15 lbs and smaller, check out our Micro Dog Flotation Device! Check out our full line of dog life jackets & flotation vests.

EzyDog Worldwide prides itself on constructing high performance, comfortable and safe dog products. Pet owners are thrilled with the lightweight and comfortable fit of the EzyDog line of dog life jackets and PDF's.

For best fit measure the girth of the dog. This is the area around the dog at the widest. Measure the general back length of the dog. Girth will take priority when selecting a size. The DFD does not need to cover your dog’s entire back length to be effective.

For Dogs under 15 lbs, check out our Micro DFD!

Size Weight Girth Inches Length Inches
XS 15-25lbs 19-32" 10-13"
S 20-45lbs 21-35" 13-16"
M 40-60lbs 25-39" 15-20"
L 60-90lbs 27-44" 17-24"
XL 90+lbs 30-48" 20-26"

72 Reviews

  • 5
    Great water life jacket - Hurray!!

    Posted by Serena Charmian on 21st Sep 2020

    After buying several life jackets for my boy, Loki, I was about to give up and then bought this jacket. It is perfect. Loki is a 81lbs with a unique physique. Deep chested with skinny legs and small feet for a large dog.

    He was a little nervous when I first put this on. The previous jacket caused abrasions where the straps were, so he was not happy when he saw another jacket about to be put on again.

    Aside from the abrasions on his shoulder from the rubbing of the previous jacket, He looked as if he was sinking down into the water. He appeared to be struggling to keep his head up as he sank down. He appeared to be having trouble staying afloat and was looking unhappy when I pulled him into the kayak.
    This jacket is a winner!! He walks right up to have me put it on and can swim much farther with it on. It has more buoyancy and he swims much further than with the others I've tried. And, seems to be far more comfortable wearing it.

    Thank you EzyDog for you great products and great customer service. There is a reason that I, as well as many people keep coming back for your products. I have bought EzyDog products for at least 10 years. Often using the suggested products you recommended for specific situations for my other dogs over the years. Thank you!

    Thank you!

    He loves jumping into the water from my kayak or off the bank, and it keeps him higher in the water when swimming than the others so he has no problem with me putting it on him. He has more energy and is relaxed after our outings, probably because he does not struggle with this jacket and he doesn't have to work so hard

  • 5
    Great for tripawds

    Posted by Bud on 18th Jul 2020

    This dfd gave the gift of swimming to our three legged dog. She’s 7 and missing a front leg, so we really just got this life jacket to make wading more comfortable for her... but she jumped right in and swims like a champ! It doesn’t balance her forward too much like other life jackets, so she can keep her head up even with only one front paw. Turns out she’s a total water dog, and we go for swims a couple evenings a week now. Total game changer.

    Also, our dog has a pointy chest, so the strap system really works great. Other jackets have a single panel that goes under the belly, and those just didn’t fit on her. This this should really fit any dog.

    Thanks Ezydog for helping our pup swim for the first time in 5 years!

  • 4
    Great Pruduct

    Posted by RB on 24th Aug 2019

    This is the second DFD life jacket that I purchase. It fits well, it is well made, and it has a strong lifting handle. The straps are wide, so they spread the load and are comfortable for the dog.

    I would have given it 5-stars, except for a feature that was deleted in the newer models: the zippered pocket on top. I use the life jacket on my dog when I take her ashore from my boat on a dinghy. I would use the zippered pocket on the previous jacket to store a couple of dog waste bags. The new design does not have have a pocket at all.

  • 5

    Posted by Irma on 25th Jun 2019

    Great fit! Great quality!

  • 4
    So far so good!

    Posted by Sarah on 16th May 2019

    Got this life vest for my 8 month old lab to build her confidence and for an upcoming trip to Lake Michigan. This really helped get her excited to swim and fine tune her mobility in the water! I love that there’s a sturdy ring to attach my 30’ lead! The red is really bright and holds up well against dirt. The lift handle is strong enough for me to lift 80lbs of squirming dog! While I have yet to try it in rough waters, I can see already this will fit the bill. It keeps her back end up so she can swim naturally! The ONLY reasons holding me back from 5 stars are 2 design flaws that could easily be changed if EZYDOG ever makes a newer model.... 1. The D ring to attach a rope/leash should swivel. I’d pay extra for that! I find when my dog turns in the water I struggle to keep my lead from getting caught under her neck. 2. The strap that goes under the neck doesn’t really telescope. As my dog’s chest and neck grow, the neck strap lengthens but the floatation part then ends up to only the right side which doesn’t help keep her head above water like other vests. Which, if there is ever an accident in the water, such as extreme fatigue or loss of consciousness, she could still drown by water getting in her mouth. Otherwise.... this truly does keep her afloat even when she dives in! Much better than the one the dock diving school provided us!

  • 5
    EZY Dog life vest

    Posted by Daniel on 14th Jul 2018

    Absolutely a great product! Well built and no signs of discomfort after 4 continuous days of use. I suspect these are built to last.

  • 5
    Tripawd approved

    Posted by Dogmomlvt on 2nd Mar 2018

    I bought this DFD for a last second "you've been invited to a doggy swim day" be clear, my dog is a front limb amputee and I didn't know his swim background (I adopted him). I did a little research and found this DFD was recommended for tripawds, but most were rear limb amps. I bought it anyway and I have no regrets. My dog was hesitant about being in a pool at first, but the handle this jacket has on the back helped me guide him around until he was comfortable. It also has a leash ring. I let him go and he had a blast - not once did the jacket shift or cause him to nose-dive. I highly recommend this to those front amp tripawd owners! For reference, my dog is a beagle/shepherd mix, 33 lbs, 23'' girth, complete right front limb amputation (scapula remains) - he wears a size small in this jacket.

  • 5
    Nice life jacket

    Posted by Tavin the Dutch Shepherd on 21st Jan 2018

    I’ve had several dog life jackets in the past that my dogs have used in western rivers, lakes, and the Gulf of Thailand when we brought our German Shepherd there for one year. I decided to get a good one this time, and this seems to be it. I haven’t used this in water yet, but the fit and sewing are better than the others.

  • 5
    Best Quality, Comfy & Visible

    Posted by John Schaefer on 23rd Dec 2017

    Bought these 4 years ago and no signs of wear. I have a Lab and Golden Retriever 65 pounds each. While boating I can lift my dogs from the water using the handle. Heavy wet dogs but the handle is strong enough to handle that. My dogs love putting on their vest as that means it’s time to go swimming. Super comfy for them. They technically don’t need the life vest as they are excellent swimmers. But the vest make them easily visible by other boaters which is critical. When they start wrestling while swimming and fighting over the ball my wife doesn’t freak out so much. Not cheap but highest quality and you get what you pay for. Pass on the ones at the local pet stores. You won’t be disappointed.