Read Steve Snell's dog training collar reviews & more See Steve's Hunting Dogs
Gun Dog Supply's Hunting Dog Store
 
 
FREE SHIPPING on Orders $48+

You are here:  > Hunter Supplies > Hunting Dog Vests/Jackets > Protective Dog Vests > Item # 5757

Mendota Skid Plate - Orange

Offers high visibility and total mobility with an open back to avoid overheating




best seller


$41.99

Size: 




IN STOCK

Code: 5757
No risk to you. Your 100% Satisfaction is Guaranteed with our 30 Day "No Questions" Money Back Guarantee. Hassle-free returns & exchanges.

Mendota Skid Plate on Dog Mendota Skid Plate Neck Detail Mendota Skid Plate Underdog Detail Mendota Skid Plate Ring Detail Mendota Skid Plate Clip and Stitch Details Customer Photo: Ben Ho Customer Photo: Ben Ho

  • 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 color


  • Sizing Chart


    * 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.



    Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    Item # 5757
    $41.99

    Size: 




    Usually ships the next business day.

    MOmarsh Versa Vest Replacement PanelsBrowse Previous Product:
    MOmarsh Versa Vest Replacement Panels
    Mud River Chest ProtectorShop Next:
    Mud River Chest Protector


    Mendota
    793721651919
    65191

    Customer Reviews

    Review Summary
    4.7
    121 Reviews
    5
    79% (95)
    4
    14% (17)
    3
    7% (8)
    2
    0% (0)
    1
    1% (1)
    99% Recommend this product (120 of 121 responses)
    By Wes
    MS
    Great Product
    March 17, 2021
    After some adjusting, the vest worked well. Quality workmanship. Protects dog well. Lots of adjustment which you'll need to make it fit properly and prevent it from moving around.
    ProsWorks well
    ConsNone so far
    By ERIC
    VERMONT
    GREAT PRODUCT
    January 4, 2021
    Great visibility and added protection for my GSP, without adding much weight and nothing to over heat the dog
    Prosvisibility adjustability Very easy to put on great protection for the dogs chest and belly
    Consnone yet
    By Mark M.
    Missouri
    Visibility and protection
    December 30, 2020
    I initial bought this to provide some safety for my mostly white GSP in the snow. She's very difficult to see with a collar alone. I was worried about her overheating with some of the other designs, which seem to favor duck hunting. I had also previously used a similar vest to this to help with visibility in the snow, but it used velcro to attach so it didn't stay on well when hunting really brushing cover. The Mendota is the ticket with it's buckle strap closures, minimal but sufficient design and tough material. If you have big running upland dogs, this is the best designed dog vest I've seen.
    ProsI chose this product for the buckle closures, tough fabric, and that it won't overheat the dog like other designs.
    ConsMy only improvement would be to have the waste buckle (closest to tail) attach on the side of the dog, because the plastic buckle sits on top of the high point of the spine. I adjusted the straps to help the buckle sit to the side to prevent rubbing, but it's not perfect. Having the strap on one side designed to be longer than the other side would easily solve this problem by making the buckle close on the dog's side. My finger is on my dog's spine in the photo below to help show this.
    By Dave D.
    Upper Peninsula of Michigan
    Excellent product!
    December 15, 2020
    I bought the Mendota Skid Plate Vest for my 2 setters after trying a hook and loop style that didn't fit well and kept coming off. The adjustable straps on the Mendota vest allowed me to custom fit them for each dog and the open design prevented overheating on those warmer fall days. With 50 plus days in a variety of terrains in the grouse and woodcock woods of Michigan's Upper Peninsula the Mendota vest protected my dogs bellies and the handle on the back was great for correcting the dogs during training.
    ProsEasily adjustable straps, durable material, highly visible orange color
    ConsNone
    By #uplandqueen
    Southwest Michigan
    Better then expected
    October 13, 2020
    Bought this to help my 10 month old lab when she's running grouse and woodcock. Got it fit to her and haven't looked back. Must have for any upland running pup.
    ProsTrue to size Light weight Good adjusting
    ConsA little tough to clean but who really cares.
    By Whiskey B.
    Wyoming
    Exactly what we wanted for our adventurous Bully
    October 11, 2020
    Believe it or not our athletic English Bulldog loves to grouse hunt with her Chocolate Lab sister. She is a bulldozer through the brush, but her belly was getting beaten up. As her chest is so big versus her length, we got a medium and cinch the back 2 straps together to stop the back strap falling over her hind end, but it is still perfect. It has worked really well.
    By Cathy
    the Green Mtn. State
    Excellent
    March 19, 2021
    Does what it needs to do...protects your best friends chest/belly.
    ProsMultiple adjustment. Easy on/off.
    Conswish there was a little cushioning on part that fits close to chest/between front legs - to prevent rubbing.
    By Cory
    Minnesota
    Solid item
    February 18, 2021
    Easy to put on and off protecting belly great for upland
    ProsEasy to adjust, visible, good in hot and snowy cold weather, long lasting in the woods or prairie lands
    By Stuart
    Minneapolis, MN
    skid plate review
    January 27, 2021
    I have an earlier skid plate just like this one that I have used for two years while hunting pheasants. It has worked great, easy to put on, rugged material and protects the dog well. A good addition to your hunting supplies. I like it a lot.
    By Tony
    Connecticut
    The best
    December 30, 2020
    Very happy with the protection the vests provided to my griff. Super strong and looks like it'll last for years. After wasting money on flimsy vests I am now set and have confidence this will protect my baby.
    ProsLight Strong Blaze orange is very bright
    ConsNone
    By jeff a.
    CA
    A good investment!
    December 28, 2020
    After an unfortunate incident in the field and a substantial vet bill it seems hindsight is always 20/20. So I purchased this item on several recommendations and am happy with my puppys' comfort and my piece of mind. Easy to adjust and easy to place on my dog.
    By Randy
    Cedarville, MI
    Well made protector
    December 26, 2020
    This has worked well. Easy to put in and adjust. My setter is about 35 lbs with a deep but narrow chest. Small fits well.
    ProsEasy to put on and adjust. Seems well made and durable
    ConsNone
    By John
    Northern IL
    Mendota Skid Plate
    December 23, 2020
    Would recommend this product wholeheartedly! Easy to use and protects our Braque Franciase's underbelly wonderfully.
    By Rich
    St. Michael, MN
    Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    December 22, 2020
    Excellent fit for my black lab. Second one I've purchased as he outgrew his first. The skid plate offers great protection in heavy brush and also protects against barbwire fences. Would highly recommend for your dog!
    ProsEasy on and off. Washable. Great protection for the dog.
    ConsNone
    By Bob
    Burlington WI
    Good Product
    December 21, 2020
    I ordered this for my French Brittany (in standard) and it is a good product but, even made as small as possible it is still to large. While hunting, 3 times she came back to me with a front paw hobbled thru the neck space. Wish they made it in Extra Small for the smallest hunting breeds but understand that they would not sell a bunch of them.
    ProsWell built, extra layer of cordura to help prevent abrasions and increase durability.
    ConsCannot be made small enough for the smallest of the hunting breeds.
    By Anthony B.
    Pennsylvania
    Mendota Skid Plate
    December 21, 2020
    Nice fit. One change I had to make was a notch/cut out so my male dog did not urinate on the bottom/skid plate. Dog is a male Lab average size. Well built just a tad long on the bottom.
    By JAMES H.
    WY
    Skidplate
    December 20, 2020
    Its working good, and appears to be durable enough to hold up.
    ProsThe fluorescent orange color makes it easier to find my short, mostly black dog in the sagebrush.
    By Brian
    Charles City, Iowa
    Good product
    December 19, 2020
    This product has good quality and I can expand it as my yellow lab grows. I would recommend this product for anyone
    By Jeff
    Virginia
    Very happy with size L(Large)
    November 29, 2020
    Very happy with high vis and protection

    Purchased for my English labrador, black. She's 9mos, solid 65lbs. I purchased for visibility during dear season and as prep for getting pup used to neoprene vest. I really like this vest. She's a waterfowl dog and I like to be able to see her when we are in the brush and field training. I should have purchased long ago.
    ProsVisibility Fit Adjustments
    ConsNone
    By Thompson T.
    In the Smokey Northwest
    A Tank
    September 18, 2020
    My puddlepointer loves it. She’s a tank in the brush. Have friend that did have a puddlepointer but lost it because of stick in the chest. I don’t want that.
    ProsAll pros
    ConsNo cons
    By Kurt S.
    Iowa
    Mendota Skid Plate
    September 4, 2020
    appears to be well built but at this time have not put it to the test.
    By Justin
    Albertville, MN
    Nice Fitting Vest
    September 2, 2020
    Fits as expected! Sizing guide was very helpful and better than what i found on Mendota's site. Vest holds up well to abuse and is doing a good job keeping my chocolate lab protected!
    By Patrick F.
    SD
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    October 11, 2018



    By S H.
    TX
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    October 10, 2018
    Don't like the orange color.
    By Kenneth J.
    IL
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    November 24, 2016
    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.
    By CORY C.
    Ut
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    November 18, 2016
    Great product saves the breasts and tits from injury when hunting in thick brush. Light enough that won't cause overheating
    By Brian
    MN
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    November 10, 2016
    Adjustable, custom fit won't chafe your dog.
    By Robert R.
    WI
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    November 5, 2016
    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.
    By Steve A.
    MN
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    October 25, 2016
    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.
    By Brendan S.
    Mi
    Review for Mendota Skid Plate - Orange
    October 22, 2016
    Fits great! Definitely holds up to the elements encountered in the field.



    1-800-624-6378 shipping-map free-shipping
    GUN DOG SUPPLY - "Serving Hunting & Field Dog Owners Nationally Since 1972."
    Order online via Secure Server or call 1-800-624-6378 to order! GDS Warehouse, 17645 U.S. Highway 82, Mathiston, Mississippi, 39752 USA.

    gundogsupply

    Gun Dog Supply's Facebook | Gun Dog Supply on LinkedIn | Gun Dog Supply on YouTube
    Gun Dog Forum sponsored by GD Supply | Reseller Ratings: GunDogSupply.com | Gun Dog Supply on SHOPPER APPROVED

    All words & pictures are copyright © 1997-2021, Gun Dog Supply or their respective owners. All rights reserved. Buy online with confidence when you order discount retriever hunting dog supplies, canine training equipment, k-9 accessories, and training products for your gun dog, bird dog, or working retriever. Your on-line purchase is protected through secure server ordering. Review our 100% satisfaction guarantee. Shop our canine closeout items, best bargains, k9 discount prices, good deals, cheap stuff and other values for sale. Compare our products in reviews, reports, comparisons, and buyers guides.