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"Last Chukar hunt, he stepped in hole and broke his leg. We were 3 miles from the truck. I stuck a stick through the top straps of the Skidplate and tied some paracord to my vest straps and easily carried him out. Saved by skidplate at the age of 11!"

By: Rik Sligar

Hunts.

Used the Skidplate constantly when my setter was young and fast. Saved his life and $1000s in vet bills over the years. I haven't used it much in his later years. He slowed down a bit and began going around cactus and corn staubs instead of through them. But I still carry it in my vest. Last Chukar hunt, he stepped in hole and broke his leg. We were 3 miles from the truck. I stuck a stick through the top straps of the Skidplate and tied some paracord to my vest straps and easily carried him out. Saved by skidplate at the age of 11! Get one, use it, you'll be glad you did.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3492
Reviewed: 2013-08-21
Featured Review
"A hunter prepares himself with proper brush pants or chaps, don't forget your dog is your key component to a successful hunt...protect them!"

By: John Altmeyer

English Springer Spaniel. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

Skid plates are a must to keep your dogs stomach from getting raw from corn stubble to multi-flora rose. I've used them for five years and will continue to do so. A hunter prepares himself with proper brush pants or chaps, don't forget your dog is your key component to a successful hunt...protect them!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3191
Reviewed: 2012-10-05
Featured Review
"This product has saved my dog countless times. I would not dream of turning him loose without it on."

By: Mike Stanton

Hunts.

Living in Michigan, and hunting some tangled messes, this product has saved my dog countless times. I would not dream of turning him loose without it on. When he sees me grab his skid plate, he knows the game is on!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5037
Reviewed: 2013-11-05
Featured Review
"Holding up great"

By: Vinnie From ND

Hunts.

Fits great and does not wear the hair/skin off of my dog. Would purchase again, but so far my first one is holding up great. Love it!!! Thanks for recommending it Steve.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4987
Reviewed: 2013-11-04
Featured Review
"It works great! The XL Skid Plate fits her perfectly and keeps her underbelly protected."

By: Jack Quint From MO

Hunts. Family pet.

Steve recommended the Mendota Skid Plate for my Chocolate Lab, and it works great! The XL Skid Plate fits her perfectly and keeps her underbelly protected. I like the high-profile color, which makes it easier to see her in tall thickets. Great recommendation, Steve!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 10056
Reviewed: 2014-04-17
Featured Review
Customer Review #20790

By: Aaron Ticknor From IA

Lab. Hunts. Family pet.

Good fit. Well built. Would recommend.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 20790
Reviewed: 2015-05-10
Customer Review #20668

By: Virginia

Owns 11 dogs. Family pet.

Great protection from field and wooded brush hazards.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 20668
Reviewed: 2015-05-04
Customer Review #25288

By: Magdalena From KS

Hunts. Family pet.

Works great. No chaving. Could've probably went a size up for our 60 lbs GSP. But he's hard to fit anything because of his large chest and petite body.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25288
Reviewed: 2015-12-05
" This protects his stomach when going through woods and brush."

By: Beth Lowry From Tn

Family pet.

This is a dog that trail rides with me on horseback for many miles. He is so low to the ground. This protects his stomach when going through woods and brush. I love that water can go through it too and not bog him down.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 18389
Reviewed: 2015-02-05
"Saves the underside of your dog."

By: Robert Scharp From CO

Hunts.

Great product. Saves the underside of your dog.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 18243
Reviewed: 2015-01-31
"Product is well made"

By: William T. Petraglia From PA

GSP. Hunts.

Product is well made, effective and easy to take on & off dog.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 17693
Reviewed: 2015-01-14
"Very good product."

By: Thomas Van Etta From AR

Hunts. Family pet.

Adjusts easily for proper fit. Very good product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16752
Reviewed: 2014-12-18
Customer Review #25417

By: Jeff Bosak From MN

Hunts.

Works great. Really protects the underbelly great. I really like the orange straps. They add a lot of visibility to the dog in heavy cover. Good product for the price. Jeff

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25417
Reviewed: 2015-12-10
"worked well for her first pheasant hunt"

By: Jonathan From OR

Hunts.

I got a small for my 8 mo. old Brittany and it worked well for her first pheasant hunt in some rough terrain in Montana.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16921
Reviewed: 2014-12-23
"Fit her perfect"

By: OKOIV From TX

British Lab. Hunts.

Fit her perfect and I didn't worry about thorns, burrs and etc getting to her belly!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16923
Reviewed: 2014-12-23
"I would not hunt without them."

By: Jason Fiddelke From SD

Owns 3 dogs. Hunts.

I would not hunt without them. From barb wire fences to cat tails and corn stalks, it protects them from all. I look at my skid plates after every hunt and wonder how people hunt without.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 17004
Reviewed: 2014-12-26
"The best skid plate I've seen."

By: Mark Prestrud From MN

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

The best skid plate I've seen. Lightweight, visible, durable, protective and best of all, my dogs didn't skip a beat when I put it on them. No issues at all. In fact, I think they liked wearing it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 17291
Reviewed: 2015-01-02
"Excellent product."

By: David Johnson From WI

Gordon Setter. Hunts.

Excellent product. I bought the small size for my setter that weighs 30 pounds. Sizing was great.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15150
Reviewed: 2014-11-03
"This is an excellent, durable, well made skid plate."

By: Sam Hathcock From AL

Hunts. Family pet.

This is my 2nd Mendota skid plate....The first one I got for my oldest female Britt, and this one is for her "New offspring daughter"......This is an excellent, durable, well made skid plate.....doesn't bother my Britt in the slightest, protects her chest, breathes well. Not to overheat and gives me peace of mind!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15659
Reviewed: 2014-11-17
"It goes on easily and fits my dog really well."

By: Rodney Mendenhall From MN

Hunts. Family pet.

I have only used it once so far, and it has worked as well as I would have expected it to. It goes on easily and fits my dog really well. He doesn't seem to mind having it on, and it doesn't hinder his movement. With the level of energy my dog has while he runs through the field, some type of skid plate is a necessity.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15892
Reviewed: 2014-11-24
Customer Review #25603

By: Aaron Oster From AR

Hunts.

Follow measurements for a perfect fit. Straps are now high vis orange. Even the buckles are American made and super strong. Way better than expected.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25603
Reviewed: 2015-12-17
"Does a good job of keeping my dogs chests from becoming irritated."

By: Tony W From Co

Llewellen Setters. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

Does a good job of keeping my dogs chests from becoming irritated. Fits well and sizing charts are correct.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16302
Reviewed: 2014-12-05
"After one trip with the protection, I could see an improvement."

By: Diane Krause From NE

German Wire-hair. Hunts. Family pet.

With the weather so dry, the weeds were just raking Bree's chest and stomach raw after just one trip. My husband heard about skid plates, so we order one to try. After one trip with the protection, I could see an improvement. I had rubbed her chest and stomach with lavender to aid in healing, but the skid plate was a great way to protect her and keep her safe.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16414
Reviewed: 2014-12-07
Customer Review #25146

By: Douglas Kretzmann From CO

english cocker. Hunts.

hunted several days with this. It stays on (my dog has jumped out of the armholes on a neoprene vest), does not chafe under his forelegs, and stops much of the chest wear. Works great.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25146
Reviewed: 2015-11-30
Customer Review #24751

By: James Beaumariage From MA

Hunts. Family pet.

After going through countless other brands, this one works, stays on the dog and is built to suit her aggressive personality when on scent. Stop messing around and get this one!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24751
Reviewed: 2015-11-13
Customer Review #24793

By: Dale Weisman From PA

Hunts.

Quality skid plate for rugged wear. Good fit.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24793
Reviewed: 2015-11-14
Customer Review #24828

By: CRAIG SCHMITT From OR

Hunts.

This is well-made, does what it's designed to do, and I expect it to last for some time.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24828
Reviewed: 2015-11-16
Customer Review #25121

By: Jim Daugherty From ID

Hunts. Family pet.

Great product. Well made, and it fits him very well.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25121
Reviewed: 2015-11-28
Customer Review #25021

By: Lindsay LeNeave From

GSP. Hunts. Family pet.

What a saver in the field!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25021
Reviewed: 2015-11-24
Customer Review #24560

By: Brian Griffin From MA

WPG. Hunts. Family pet.

my dog does not even notice he is wearing this skid plate. He is much less hesitant to really dive through the thick brush and he doesn't come home covered in scratches and cuts. so far it is holding up great and size was perfect. As someone else mentioned, the straps are orange not black which makes more sense for visibility.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24560
Reviewed: 2015-11-06
Customer Review #24464

By: Roland Morad From AR

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

This skid plate was for our 10 month old pup for his first hunt. Our 8 year old has had one for six years. Great protection for the dogs!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24464
Reviewed: 2015-11-01
Customer Review #24524

By: Scott Person From WA

Hunts. Family pet.

So far so good. Only used it once, but made it a lot easier to see my small 60 lb black lab in the thick brush and keeps him from getting scraped up on sharp grasses and sage brush.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24524
Reviewed: 2015-11-04
Customer Review #24252

By: Pamela Lowery From

Owns 11 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

Works well. Fits good. Great service.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24252
Reviewed: 2015-10-22
Customer Review #24132

By: Luann Noeske From SD

Hunts. Family pet.

Fits well. No chaffing. Looks to be durable.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24132
Reviewed: 2015-10-18
Customer Review #24136

By: Amy From MN

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

We purchased this to get our pup back in the fields after an immune disorder diagnosis. The struggle was to protect her from scratches and other injuries that could lead to internal bleeding. The skid plate works great. Her chest and belly was unscathed in her four hour hunt. Very pleased with the product. Sturdy materials and blaze orange for visibility.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24136
Reviewed: 2015-10-18
Customer Review #25103

By: THOMAS DAHLBERG From IL

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

Helps protect my GSPs chest and belly area from the wear and tear of heavy cover. They seem to actually like wearing it. Not at all confining.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25103
Reviewed: 2015-11-28
Customer Review #24222

By: Seth Fisher From MI

Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Great fit, easy to adjust and fits my pup great!!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24222
Reviewed: 2015-10-22
Customer Review #25382

By: Margo Lori From MI

Hunts.

The small fits our 30 lb Britanny well.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25382
Reviewed: 2015-12-09
Customer Review #23822

By: Patrick Barry From OR

Hunts.

This vest now has orange straps which I like even better. It is highly effective at protecting your dog without restricting movement. My dog danced a little when he first wore it, but now he knows it's his work uniform. He loves to see this come out of my vest, and he is nearly bullet proof in it. Note: dog abdomen is still exposed, so don't get too cocky, as my dog did suffer a puncture hernia this weekend, but it would have been far worse without his skid plate. This is a MUST HAVE for active dogs in heavy brush.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23822
Reviewed: 2015-09-29
Customer Review #23851

By: Morgan Pratt From VT

Sturdy material that is going to hold up well as my spaniel tears through the woods. It's been working great so far, and I look forward to continuing to use it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23851
Reviewed: 2015-10-01
Customer Review #22056

By: Mike Evans From CO

Hunts. Family pet.

This skid plate is perfect. I have a 3 year old female GSP.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 22056
Reviewed: 2015-07-07
Customer Review #21670

By: LeRoy Hidalgo From TX

We work in Search and Rescue. The skid plate works well, but the extra large is a bit shorter than I would like. My Shepherd in a big boy 110# so a bit bigger than your typical hunting dog. So far we're pleased with the results.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 21670
Reviewed: 2015-06-18
"Perfect"

By: Mike Evans From CO

GHP. Hunts.

Perfect

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5392
Reviewed: 2013-11-13
"Easy to adjust."

By: David Madisonfrom MN

Owns 2 dogs. Easy to adjust. Dogs were comfortable wearing them once the fit was fine tuned. Happy to have the protection.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5409
Reviewed: 2013-11-14
Customer Review #30941

By: Alan Nielsen From ON

Hunts.

It is still early for this piece of gear. That said, it improves visibility (main reason for purchasing) and also seems to not overheat my pooch. So far it is meeting/exceeding expectations.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 30941
Reviewed: 2016-07-31
"The dog seems to like it also."

By: Robert Kasameyer From MI

English Pointer. Hunts. Family pet.

The dog seems to like it also.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4924
Reviewed: 2013-11-02
Customer Review #31877

By: Jim Beaumariage From MA

English labs. Owns 3 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

The best one there is, the only one our older lab hasn't trashed in less than a season. Hers is three years old and just got another for the pup.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31877
Reviewed: 2016-10-16
Customer Review #32077

By: Steve Anderson From MN

Small Munstlander. Hunts. Family pet.

Have used it several hunts now. Fits great no rubbing or chafing. I ordered a small, very happy with the fit. Also the harness is great for lifting the dog up.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 32077
Reviewed: 2016-10-25
"Thanks to the vest, my young lab's chest and stomach hair has grown grown back completely."

By: Mary Horne From VT

Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Great protective vest ... on land and in water. Thanks to the vest, my young lab's chest and stomach hair has grown grown back completely. Thanks Gun Dog Supply!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4114
Reviewed: 2013-10-21
Customer Review #31980

By: Mark From MN

Hunts.

I have a older female dog and it could have been a couple of inches longer, to provide protection on one of her teats. It would be nice to have a model that's a couple of inches longer.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31980
Reviewed: 2016-10-22
"Excellent product."

By: C

Lab. Owns 11 dogs. Hunts.

Excellent product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1859
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #32398

By: Brian From MN

french brittany. Hunts.

Adjustable, custom fit won't chafe your dog.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 32398
Reviewed: 2016-11-10
"Provides excellent protection for dogs in heavy grouse cover."

By: Jim L

English Setter. Hunts. Family pet.

Provides excellent protection for dogs in heavy grouse cover.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1868
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
"Protects my setters chest and belly, and prevents undercarriage from being rubbed raw"

By: Jarred Whitley From KS

red setter. Hunts.

The skid plate protects my setters chest and belly, and prevents her undercarriage from being rubbed raw.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1902
Reviewed: 2011-08-31
Customer Review #32292

By: Robert Richardson From WI

The skid plate was perfect for my Brittney. We hunt some aspen stands for grouse and woodcock with a heavy blackberry understory. I can quickly put it on and Jaz goes right to work with great protection and noticeably less irritation from all the thorns. Very good product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 32292
Reviewed: 2016-11-05
"Excellent product."

By: Alan

black lab. Hunts. Family pet.

Excellent product. Only issue is that snow tends to pack in the chest area when going through heavier snow cover. Wish it gave more front leg protection but none of the others do either.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2864
Reviewed: 2011-10-07
"It is a wonderful product and protects the dog very well. It is also very durable."

By: Wade Clarke

Lab/GWP mix. Hunts.

I have used the Mendota Skid Plate for three years. It is a wonderful product and protects the dog very well. It is also very durable. The dog know when the skid plate goes on, it is time for business. The only thing that I would like to see on the skid plate is for the straps to be blaze orange as well as the vest, so that my dog looks less like a deer.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2889
Reviewed: 2011-10-25
"Allows dogs to move freely, but protects"

By: Tim

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Great product! Allows dogs to move freely, but protects against punctures, barb wire and abrasions from heavy cover. Well worth the protection.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2890
Reviewed: 2011-10-26
Customer Review #32582

By: Kenneth Jackson From IL

english pointers. Owns 5 dogs. Hunts.

We hunt in Montana and Kansas, it saves the dogs belly from the grass and brush. I wouldn't send my dogs out without one.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 32582
Reviewed: 2016-11-24
Customer Review #32545

By: CORY CHRISTENSEN From Ut

Gsh. Hunts.

Great product saves the breasts and tits from injury when hunting in thick brush. Light enough that won't cause overheating

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 32545
Reviewed: 2016-11-18
"Bright orange color also great for seeing her from a distance."

By: Jeff Schultz From NH

Family pet.

Works great. Saves my Brittany's chest/stomach from cuts and scratches while running through the trees and brush. Bright orange color also great for seeing her from a distance.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16564
Reviewed: 2014-12-11
Customer Review #16673

By: Daniel Lein From MN

Hunts.

Couldn't get one at Cabelas or Scheels... Needed one for our upcoming pheasant hunts, and this vest was a better grade solution and arrived promptly... Thanks DanL

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16673
Reviewed: 2014-12-15
"Well built product."

By: Scott Levesque From ME

Hunts. Family pet.

Well built product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14999
Reviewed: 2014-10-29
"Cami loves to go hunting, and she runs through every kind of brush there is."

By: Doug Lax From WI

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Cami loves to go hunting, and she runs through every kind of brush there is. She comes home with her underbelly so torn up that we couldn't take her out for a few days. Now she goes and only comes home with birds. The only thing that I don't like is her legs rub on the front straps, but that is still much better than before.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15253
Reviewed: 2014-11-06
Customer Review #26286

By: Jo Schoenbrun From IL

Family pet.

Great for hiking free leash. Had problems with belly skin allergies and infection. So far good.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26286
Reviewed: 2016-01-07
"Protects the chest area well"

By: Leland Krugerud From MT

Good fit. Protects the chest area well. Open on top so it helps keeping the dog from overheating. Others I have tried really retain the dogs body heat. It's early season hunts that is problematic.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14283
Reviewed: 2014-10-06
"So far so good"

By: JOHN HIGGINBOTHAM From GA

GSP. Hunts.

So far so good. Easy adjustment my GSP is 45 lbs and she wears a small adjusted all the way out.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14510
Reviewed: 2014-10-14
"It does what it is designed to do and works very well for my Vizsla"

By: MD From WA

The Skid Plate I received has blaze orange straps (very good idea). It does what it is designed to do and works very well for my Vizsla. The only addition I would/have make to my vest is add a D-ring so I can put a lead on it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14568
Reviewed: 2014-10-16
"Easy to fit; dogs don't fight it"

By: Joel Shepard From NC

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Competes.

Easy to fit; dogs don't fight it. Provides good protection without the heat and chaffing. Much better than neoprene products that chaffe and wear sores on your dogs.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13561
Reviewed: 2014-09-09
Customer Review #26955

By: Paul Chism From NE

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

Just wanted to say that the dog vest is good quality material. Works very very good, just want to say thanks.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26955
Reviewed: 2016-02-02
Customer Review #28123

By: Mike Streit From IL

Hunts.

Fits well. Easy to put on and take off.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28123
Reviewed: 2016-03-17
Customer Review #28706

By: William Leipold From VT

Hunts. Family pet.

Holds up well and very adjustable.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28706
Reviewed: 2016-04-09
"Dog had recent ultrasound, so I wanted to protect his undercarriage while he participated in a recent tower shoot. He sustained not a scratch, and it kept his belly clean too."

By: Robert McKie From MA

Golden Retriever. Hunts. Competes.

The Skid Plate fit almost perfectly out of the package. Dog had recent ultrasound, so I wanted to protect his undercarriage while he participated in a recent tower shoot. He sustained not a scratch, and it kept his belly clean too. We'll never hunt again without it!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 9715
Reviewed: 2014-04-06
"Perfect fit"

By: Robert Cesena From CA

Hunts.

My Springer is a 52 pound male. I purchased a size Medium. The fit was perfect. The skid plate performed as expected. My dog "Buddy" adapted to wearing the skid plate without any problem. Pros: Good protection of lower body; Reduction of burrs and bramble in Buddy's coat; No problem with dog over heating. Cons: I did not purchase this sooner.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 7597
Reviewed: 2014-01-23
"I researched different options, and am glad that I chose this one."

By: Little Brown Dog's Mom

Hunts. Family pet.

We needed a skid plate to protect our spaniel's undercarriage while in the field (and to help keep him cleaner). I researched different options, and am glad that I chose this one. Unlike a lot of other dog gear, the measurement guidelines were accurate, and we got a good fit the first time we put it on him. He doesn't like things under his tummy, but was able to forget about it when his nose turned on. I inspected him later and didn't see any chaffing. It looks like it is made out of good material that will last, too.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 7243
Reviewed: 2014-01-11
"Being rabbit dogs in the brush all the time, it really protects my dog's underside from getting cut up. The straps keep everything in place, while preventing my dogs from overheating in warmer months."

By: S.Miller

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

Excellent product. Have been using for a year now with no problems. Good quality material. Being rabbit dogs in the brush all the time, it really protects my dog's underside from getting cut up. The straps keep everything in place, while preventing my dogs from overheating in warmer months.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5813
Reviewed: 2013-11-26
"Does exactly what it is supposed to do. Well made, and the sizing chart online is fairly exact"

By: Ryan Flaherty

Hunts. Family pet.

Does exactly what it is supposed to do. Well made, and the sizing chart online is fairly exact

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5332
Reviewed: 2013-11-12
Customer Review #31986

By: Brendan Scarpone From Mi

English Pointer. Hunts. Family pet.

Fits great! Definitely holds up to the elements encountered in the field.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31986
Reviewed: 2016-10-22
Customer Review #25726

By: Richard Sievert From OK

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

My dog is allergic to grass and has lost all the hair on her stomach. This allows me to hunt her without her stomach becoming all torn up. She is a 40lb dog, and I probably should have gotten a M instead of a S. There is not any adjustment left in the straps.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25726
Reviewed: 2015-12-21
Customer Review #31897

By: Joseph Ewing From PA

Owns 8 dogs. Hunts.

Works and fits as advertised. I included the measurements with my order and was surprised to receive a response back almost immediately. The Skid Plate is good and I like it.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31897
Reviewed: 2016-10-17
Customer Review #31586

By: Daniel Byrnes From IL

Competes.

To short for long body of Irish Wolfhound.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31586
Reviewed: 2016-09-20
"Built strong with nice thick fabric to protect the dogs."

By: Josh Hanson From ID

Labradors. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

I have not hunted them yet, but I like how they fit my dogs, and they are bright orange, which is good. They also are built strong with nice thick fabric to protect the dogs.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2152
Reviewed: 2011-08-31
Customer Review #23982

By: Ed Howard From AB

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

It was a great fit for the English Setter. She is small and very narrow and have had great success with the great sizing charts that Gun Dog Supply uses to get a great fit. It was very easy to adjust. The only problem I have is small burrs get between the vest and her. Setters do not have a lot of fur. She gets scratched up with the burrs in there. But if she did not have the vest it would be a lot worse. I would recommend Gun Dog Supply. I live in Canada and get better gear and service thru Gun Dog Supply than up here in Canada. Great shipping rates and shipping time.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23982
Reviewed: 2015-10-10
Customer Review #20033

By: Richard Schweiter From WA

Hunts.

Fits my dog well, and seems well made. Purchased for a trip to North Dakota scheduled in November for Pheasants. Time will tell if it will hold up to field use by an energetic 2 year old Lab in heavy cover.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 20033
Reviewed: 2015-04-08
"Chest and belly not nearly as chewed up as used to be before using the skid plate."

By: Jason DeBoer From IL

Hunts. Family pet.

Very minor issues with fit, but no two dogs are alike, so most products have this issue. We've used it a couple times, and it works well. Chest and belly not nearly as chewed up as used to be before using the skid plate.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16766
Reviewed: 2014-12-18
"I love this skid plate because it does keep the briars off her underside, and it makes her visible in the thickest brush."

By: TERRI From PA

Hunts. Family pet.

I ordered a medium for my 50 lb Brittany Spaniel. I had to have a 2 inch extension added to the straps, because it was super tight around her stomach area, and she was uncomfortable when laying down because it was so tight. My dog is a little fat, so I should have ordered a large-no big deal. I love this skid plate because it does keep the briars off her underside, and it makes her visible in the thickest brush. Highly recommend for the average Hunter.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15733
Reviewed: 2014-11-19
"I definitely recommend this product."

By: Robert Wojcik From NJ

Hunts. Family pet.

More important than me liking it, my dog seems to like it. Being a French Brittany, she is short and running through stubble and thorny areas would scratch her up and make her tentative. As soon as she realized it didn't hurt with the skid plate on she is charging through everything fearlessly. I definitely recommend this product. It performs and fits well.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16252
Reviewed: 2014-12-03
"good quality"

By: Jane Pate From CO

Owns 11 dogs. Hunts.

The buckles are large on the small size. Otherwise, good quality.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13771
Reviewed: 2014-09-16
"This is the best skid plate I have found for my Pudelpointer"

By: Chuck Garey From ID

This is the best skid plate I have found for my Pudelpointer. The connection point that lies on the top of the shoulders rubs a bald spot in very short order. This problem was eliminated by sewing some faux fur material around the plastic connection point.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 12633
Reviewed: 2014-08-05
"Definitely protects."

By: Arkadi Romanov From IL

Definitely protects. Three days on - no abrasions. Durable.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4301
Reviewed: 2013-10-22
"The skid plate is very durable and protects the underside of my dog very well"

By: Nick

Vizsla. Hunts. Family pet.

The skid plate is very durable and protects the underside of my dog very well. However it rubs around the top of his neck and inside of his chest to the point that he is raw. He is a freak of a vizsla, so I have been told by akc breeders, and is very tall. I got the xl but it still rubs. I would recommend this product for its visibility and durability.


Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3534
Reviewed: 2013-10-05
Customer Review #1863

By: Tracy Sarama From NY

Hunts.

It's well made but my dog got tiny little bumps all around her neck and chest, I dont think the fabric is breathable enough.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1863
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #3199

By: Tim

Springers. Owns 8 dogs. Hunts.

Pros: Adjustable, appears well made.
Cons: Doesn't cover enough of the underside of a dog. I bought this for a dog that had pups a few months back to protect her nipples, etc... It is too narrow to provide full protection...nipples are still exposed with it on. It would be easier to adust if leather straps and buckles were used instead of nylon straps and plastic fasteners. Other items I've had with the plastic fasteners eventually break...don't know if this one will or not, but metal buckles would be easier to adjust and more durable.


Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3199
Reviewed: 2012-10-12
"Seems to be made well, but it rubbed off the hair in between my dogs front legs"

By: Eric From IN

Hunts.

The vest seems to be made well, but it rubbed off the hair in between my dogs front legs and made the area raw, so I had to stop using it after the second day of the hunt. The same thing happened to another dog that we used it on. I suppose it would be fine if you only used it for a day or two.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5156
Reviewed: 2013-11-07
Customer Review #16149

By: From

Hunts.

My husband loved having the dog more visible in the field, and feeling the dog was more protected, but it ultimately chaffed the dog, and we quit using it.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16149
Reviewed: 2014-12-01
Customer Review #24165

By: David Clore From TN

Hunts. Family pet.

I would have given it 5 stars, but one of the buckle adjusters was sewn upside down. I will have to take it to a sew shop to get fixed.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24165
Reviewed: 2015-10-19
Customer Review #24957

By: Jim N From MN

Hunts. Family pet.

Sizing isn't completely accurate for the German Shorthaired Pointer with deep chests. Tight at openings around front arm (leg?) pits causes chafing. Could really use larger leg openings or a softer material to prevent this.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24957
Reviewed: 2015-11-20
Customer Review #4479

By: Dinah Harlow

You sent me the wrong size. It would hardly fit a
Chihuahua!


Product Rating: 1 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4479
Reviewed: 2013-10-29
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Mendota Skid Plate Orange

Rated 5 stars from 8 user ratings. 8/31/2011

Summary: I have used the Mendota Skid Plate for three years. It is a wonderful product and protects the dog very well. It is also very durable. The dog know when the skid plate goes on, it is time for business. The only thing that I would like to see on the skid plate is for the straps to be blaze orange as well as the vest, so that my dog looks less like a deer.
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Offers high visibility and total mobility with an open back to avoid overheating

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    Customer Photo: Ben Ho Customer Photo: Ben Ho dog wearing skid around neck detail underdog detail ring detail clip and stitch details

  • Available in Small, Medium, Large, and Extra-Large
  • Recommended by veterinarians to protect post-surgical wounds
  • Designed with the dog in mind, The Skid Plate offers high visibility and total mobility with an open back to avoid overheating
  • Two layers of water resistant 1000 denier Cordura nylon for extreme durability and protection from the worst abrasions, cuts and punctures the field has to offer
  • Adjustable strap system made of rugged nylon webbing with quick release buckles, slide adjusters and steel center ring to ensure the Skid Plate stays on while providing the best possible fit
  • Blaze Orange
  • Made in the USA


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    * Weights listed are for quick reference only to be used when measurements are not available.


    Size
    Chest Width (Between Front Legs) Chest Circumference Waist Circumference Weight *
    Small 2 1/2-3 1/2" 20-28" 17-25" 25-45 lbs.
    Medium 3-4" 23-31" 20-28" 45-65 lbs.
    Large 4-5" 26-34" 23-31" 65-85 lbs.
    X-Large 5-6" 29-37" 26-34" 85+lbs.

    Country of Origin: Made in USA.



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