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SYLMAR Body Guard Dog Vest [ORANGE]

#1 Best Seller. Extra Visibility. Protection from the Thick Stuff.
  • We actually sew these ourselves in Mississippi
  • Be sure to measure your dog's CHEST GIRTH



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    $47.95

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    Code: M5764
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    Not recommended for hog hunting.

    The Sylmar Body Guard Dog Vest gives your dog additional chest and body protection with increased visibility at a distance and in cover.

    Can also be used post-injury or surgery to protect the chest, belly, or flanks from licking, chewing, or scratching. Bandages can be covered and made secure. Also excellent for itchy hot spots or nipple problems.

    The three straps over the top can be used to assist older dogs to their feet.

    Made in the USA.

    Construction Materials:

    Rip-stop 500 denier Cordura nylon with an additional layer of 1000 denier Cordura nylon for the chest and body plate.

    NOTE: The XSS and XS sizes are manufactured with smaller straps and buckles.

    We recommend a break-in period for the Body Guard Vest before extended use. The more use the vest receives the softer it will become, yet it will maintain its toughness and durability because of the ripstop material. Hand washing will also help to soften the material.

    SIZING

    Measure your dog's CHEST GIRTH for the proper fit
    -- the circumference of the body, directly behind your dog's front legs.



    If your dog's chest size fits in two sizes (24, 27, 31, or 36), we recommend the SMALLER size for a better fit.



    Size CHEST GIRTH
    X-Small Short 20" - 24"
    X-Small 20" - 24" Steve's 23lb. pointer
    Small 24" - 27" Steve's 25 and 28lb. pointers
    Medium 27" - 31" Steve's 55 and 60lb. pointers
    Large 31" - 36" Steve's 85lb German Shepherd
    X-Large 36" - 42"
    XX-Large 42" - 47"


    "I have a small dog. Should I choose X-Small Short or X-Small?"

    Choose based on the length of your dog:
  • X-Small Short is approximately 13" long
  • X-Small is approximately 14 1/2" long

  • ORANGE Sylmar Body Guard Vest

    Visibility + Protection



    Give your dog additional chest and body protection from the elements as well as added visibility in cover with the Sylmar Body-Guard vest.



    You can also use the straps to help lift older dogs to their feet.




    Country of Origin: Made in USA.



    Sylmar Body Guard Dog Vest -- Orange
    Item # M5764
    $47.95

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    Usually ships the next business day.
    PLEASE ORDER YOURS NOW IF YOU NEED IT SOON. Supply chain issues are affecting almost every manufacturer. We will completely sell out of many items this season. Web site is updated at least twice daily on weekdays.

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    98% Recommend this product (320 of 328 responses)
    By Rick R.
    Michigan
    Size is critical
    November 5, 2022
    According to the sizing chart if you are between sizes use the smaller version. Well my 41 pound English Setter was in between so I originally ordered the XS. It was too tight in the arm pits. Super easy to exchange and now have the small. Much better fit. Has enough room where it won’t bother her armpits. Chest covering sits a little too open and will probably catch a lot of seeds and junk. I may it tailored just to take up the slack.
    In my opinion the are mandatory for English setter’s and GSPs where they are hard charging through all the brush and downed timber looking for grouse. A puncture to the chest or abdomen would certainly wreck you day.
    Protection, tough material, softens up with wear, much needed high visibility orange really helps to see your dog in thick cover, fast shipping. Fit is critical. My 41 pound English Setter female wears a small. The xs body and chest fitter better, but the armpit holes were too small. On the small the chest plate sits open like a scoop, might need to add some corner gussets and close it up so it doesn
    By Carrie
    Chetek, WI
    Great vest
    November 4, 2022
    This vest works great, our brit adjusted quickly and its helped to reduce cuts and scrapes.
    Easy to fit and to get on/off in the field. None so far.
    By Paul
    Minnesota
    Love the Sylmar Dog Vest!
    October 28, 2022
    In our last year's pheasant hunt out west three of our dogs got ripped up by barbed wire. So before our second trip out west we ordered two Sylmar vests. They were awesome. If you measure your dog and order the correct size there is minimal adjusts to make them fit nicely. A bonus is that the straps make for easy lifting when helping a dog into the truck.

    We liked the vest so much that I ordered three more for my other dogs. So now my whole pack has one. Can't go wrong with this vest.
    Fits well .... Easy to put on .... Very visible in the field .... Straps help to lift dogs into a truck that is difficult to get into. There are no cons as of this point. Have used them for most of one season.
    By Jim
    Mid Michigan
    Fits very well
    October 28, 2022
    I had a different brand vest that I used for another Brittany that we had but never really liked the fit. Following the sizing guidance when I ordered the Sylmar I originally bought an extra small and it was very tight on our new Britt who is a couple of weeks from being 1 year old. I sent that back and got a small which fits very well. I like the fit of the Sylmar better than the one I already had because it is shaped more to the dog's body and really seems to allow her to run and jump obstacles without any issues. The only issue was having to return the first one and the additional postage.
    Fit
    By Keith
    Michigan
    Great Upland Vest
    October 27, 2022
    One of the few quality vests that have a size small enough to fit my Boykin. Keeps her protected from the thorns and burrs. I did have a local seamstress add a nylon strap and d-ring so I could attach her ID tag and bell. Also a good thing to have in case I need to use a leash without having another collar around her neck with the e-collar.
    Durability
    By Marty
    Loganton, PA
    Orange Dog Vest
    October 26, 2022
    This is a very well-made vest. I bought size medium for my two female American Labs. One weighs 65 lbs and the other 58 lbs. The adjustment straps are easy to use. I previously owned vests made by Browning and Cabela's. The buckles tore off the Cabela's vest. The material used for the Sylmar vest seems heavier. This vest still needs to stand the test of time and use, but I am pleased with the fit, material, and construction. Watch the company video on fitting the vest to the dog. Nicely done.
    Material, design, and fit.
    By Cal
    St. Croix County, Wisconsin
    Fits great on my Weimaraner
    October 12, 2022
    Great fit, seems pretty durable. Used on 3 grouse hunts through thick brush and timber.
    By Dave
    West Virginia
    Initial response
    September 27, 2022
    I have two Britanys that I use to hunt pheasant, grouse, and woodcock. The product fits well and looks substantial. Season starts in October and will use the product then for the first time. I used another brand last year and was not satisfied. These vest look made much better. I like the material.
    Fit well Hardy material
    By Amy
    Wisconsin
    Saving my dog
    September 14, 2022
    I love this vest. It’s easy to put on my dog and it’s very durable. I believe this will help keep her safe outside while she runs around. Ordering and shipping was fast and easy.
    Durable and lightweight Size chart is a little off. Measurements called for a large and had to return it (which was easy) and order a medium.
    By John
    New England
    Best overall protection vest
    September 9, 2022
    A great choice for overall protection of your hunting companion. Works well on cool mornings and mid day in 30-60 degree temps. Keeps their chest underside safe from burrs, thorns, branches, or most any other potentially irritating or dangerous objects. Light weight and visible. Well worth the price.
    Light weight, non insulated, easy to pack, not restricting of movement, sheds most birds to keep them off fur. After a season or two the orange does fade quickly but a minor trade off for the price and protection of your hunting or hiking partner. This will be the second vest purchased in 4 seasons. Only reason I replaced it was color faded and became dull but otherwise it's in good shape.
    By Lori K.
    Spokane, WA
    Safety 1st
    August 23, 2022
    Had narrow vests for my gsps to wear while in the woods. My gsp had a run in with a branch, which his original vest did not protect him. I bought these to help prevent injuries, and so far I think they will be very beneficial. Bought size medium, dogs do not seem to mind them.
    By Linda
    Pittsburgh pa
    Best vest ever
    February 24, 2022
    I walk my dogs everyday at a local land trust. They run loose and thru bushes and brush. Any other vest I got would be torn in no time. I got this vest and it is fantastic. Shows no wear and tear and also keeps his belly and chest clean when it’s muddy. I liked it so much I got one for my neighbor’s dog who frequently comes with us. Love it! Also easy to put on and clean up.
    Easy to put on cleans up nicely durable Can't think of any
    By Mark
    Danville
    Okie
    February 16, 2022
    The vest worked out great. The adjustability is key. I had a cheap vest with Velcro and always had problems. When you get in the bush after ruffed grouse it’s cheap insurance to prevent injury.
    By Steve
    Gary, South Dakota
    Must have
    February 4, 2022
    My dogs are constantly getting cut from barbwire fencing and cattails, this vest is the best I have found to protect them.
    By Mark
    Pennsylvania
    Great Protection for High-Impact Dogs
    December 13, 2021
    The Sylmar Body Guard Dog Vest is the best I have found so far. It provides chest and side protection from brush, thorns, and alike. In addition, the blaze orange/red makes sure he is seen and not mistook for prey. I’ve seen no restriction of movement or agility. The straps and quick release buckles are heavy duty and I often use the middle strap as a handhold to control movement when necessary. Good quality construction - you get what you pay for. My German Pinscher weighs 45-pounds with a broad chest/thin wast, size medium fits well with room to spare.
    Body Protection High Visibility Quality Construction None
    By Micromiem
    Oregon
    Super dog!
    September 17, 2021
    I bought this vest for my 2 y.o. pudelpointer for upland hunting, hoping to get her more protection on her chest and belly since she doesn't have much hair there. She has wore it a couple times now. Before this vest she has always been timid to go deeper into brushy spaces. After her first venture into the bushes with this vest she's become much more brazen and gleefully charges through tall grass, corn, trailing blackberry/elderberry brambles. She had a couple rub wounds on her chest, but I'm not 100% sure they were from the vest. This is also the first vest she's had that sits properly on her, and I think this is due to it clipping on top and the wider coverage. She is 42-45lbs and the medium barely fit her (it was too big).
    Durability when going through pokey vegetation. Didn't quite align with the size range. Arm holes might be a bit snug for a larger weight/size dog.
    By Don
    Minnesota
    All-around great vest
    July 6, 2021
    The Sylmar Body Guard vest is: 1) bright and easy to see, 2) uses a durable fabric and protects dog, 3) cut for athletic dogs, 4) it’s easy on/off, and 5) this vest allows me to use the flag harness on dog ( the flag can go out the top of the vest). Hunting in the northwoods near the Canada border-- this vest is a must have for our dog. Visibility of dog through the timber is great!
    Uses buckles vs zipper or velcro
    By Kevin
    Michigan
    Great protection
    April 25, 2021
    This vest is well built and provides great protection around the chest and belly area. The orange is very bright and helps me keep an eye on my shed hunting dog who is brindle and blends into the woods very well. It’s a little stiff and noisy at first but softens up a little as you break it in.
    Bright orange Sturdy Fits well Provides chest and stomach protection. Stiff Noisy
    By Robin N.
    Burnsville, MN
    Great protective vest for hard-charging dogs
    April 23, 2021
    This protective vest has been very helpful for our springer spaniel, Obi. Obi has injured himself multiple times in the woods and fields near our cabin in Northern Minnesota. He would catch his skin on a tree branch or another object and tear his skin, requiring stitches. Since he has been wearing this vest, he has not injured himself. We love the color, also, as it is easier to see him in the woods.
    Easy on/off None
    By Andrew
    Wyoming Michigan
    Dog vest
    December 25, 2020
    Love it sure works good keeps the dog from getting all scratch up
    Very easy to get on and adjust to fit It takes the dog a little time to get use to it
    By Nate S.
    Johnston, Iowa
    The best dog vest on the market!
    December 23, 2020
    I’ve tried many vests on my three vizslas, and all but the Sylmar rubbed their ‘armpits’ (under front legs) raw. These cheaper vests did far more harm than good. This has never been the case with the Sylmar vest.

    I use medium vests for both my male and female vizslas. We hunt upland game (primarily pheasant) in Iowa. The vest design is of quality, and holds up in nearly all conditions. The orange color is additionally helpful for locating the dogs in taller grass.

    Highly recommend.
    Fit, quality, color. Gun Dog Supply customer service is also great. More expensive than many other vests, but deservingly so. Worth the investment.
    By Mike
    Grapeview, WA
    Protect your dogs underside and chest.
    December 21, 2020
    We purchased one for our Braque pointer and another for the lab, both females. Pleased with the level of protection we seen. Very good quality , I would recommend. The lab tangled with some downed barb wire this weekend and the vest helped keep the damage to a minimum! She would have been in the vet office, had she not had the vest on.
    True sizing, good quality all around and ease of getting on the dog. None at this point.
    By Robert
    Welcome, NC
    Safety First
    December 21, 2020
    Deer season in NC can be a dangerous time to have your dog running through the woods, even if it is around your property line. This vest protects Remi from the briars and brush piles she finds while keeping her visible for the hunters in the woods. The blaze orange also gives me the comfort of knowing I can easily spot her on her runs. I love the fit and the easy on-and-off clips. We have used it over a month now everyday and with a quick rinse it still looks like new.
    Wide fit range Bright color Durable A bit pricey but concluded it's worth it Straps too long but allows for wider fit range. I had to roll them up and duct tape them so they don't flap around
    By Dan B.
    Oskaloosa, Iowa
    Great vest
    December 21, 2020
    I have owned several different brands of vests. I own both orange and green. Easy to see, easy to put on, easy to clean. Very rugged. Protects my dog well.
    Easy to put on. Fits my dog well.
    By Matt
    PA
    So far so good
    December 20, 2020
    The landscape in Pa is rough, bird hunting is rough as well....needed a hard working vest for a hard working dog from a hard working company
    Seems to be holding up quite nicely I ordered one size to big....but we are making it work
    By Curr
    Yankton, SD
    Great for Goldens
    December 19, 2020
    I brought my Golden duck hunting and there were a ton of cockle burrs around us she was covered with them. I was going pheasant hunting the next week and new I had to get something. I bought one for my golden and for my lab. It really helped with their bellies being rubbed raw to. They worked great and they really didn’t mind them at all. Great product!
    By John
    Klingville, MI
    Good fit and visible.
    December 19, 2020
    This is the 2nd one I purchased. The first one lasted about a year. Although I don't hunt my dog a lot, she wears a vest often around our farm, for visibility and chest protection. The old one was pretty faded due to use and after one of the snaps pulling loose on a bird hunt this fall, the old vest was peeled off later in the hunt and lost. The large fits my 65-lb draht perfectly and has adjustment capacity to fill out if needed (she is on the lean side). The new one is highly visible. The minor stiffness of the new fabric causes a little chafing still, but it is more of a post-hunt issue and does not hinder her during the hunt. In addition to visibility and chest protection, it provides the dog "handles" for things like vet visits. Other than the strap failure on the first one (again, after a year of usage), I like everything about the vest, and so does the dog. She knows when it gets pulled out that she is going to run some woods and fields, maybe even hunt. Picture shows the new one and the old one from this past summer and fall, just before replacing it.
    Fabric seems protective High visibility Very good fit Durability is probably about a year or so, as such the price is significant. Will fade with use. It will likely be well faded before straps give out.
    By Sue
    Morrison, Illinois
    Great protection
    December 17, 2020
    Use this on my hard running GWP. Offers great protection and still allows movement. She gets very excited when I pull out her vest as she knows what it means.
    Long lasting, durable even with washing
    By Tim S.
    Shakopee, MN
    BUY IT
    December 11, 2020
    The dog vests I was finding in retail stores were all such garbage so finally I talked to my cousin who has a hunting dog and he recommended the Gun Dog Supply vest. I wanted something to help other hunters and me see my dog more clearly in the field and something that would protect her chest from possible injury. A friend of mine actually lost a dog from it getting stabbed in the chest by a sharp stick while hunting. I bought the medium for my small, slim red lab and it fits her great. She's about 52 pounds. I can't tell you how awesome it is to feel like she is protected in the field and I feel like she actually likes putting it on, kind of like her game day uniform. Anyway, I'd highly suggest that you buy this vest. It's a superior gun dog product.
    Adjustable, visable, protective, comfortable The 3 straps on the top don't need to be so long.
    By Louis
    Hudson, zNy
    Indispensable
    November 21, 2020
    Important item to protect your hard working dog in thick cover. This vest takes a beating and saves todos one in exchange. Also excellent to spray it with permethrin on exterior side to protect your dog from tics.
    I won’t hunt my dog without one
    Sturdy and highly visible Easy to put on and take off Well tolerated by dog None



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