Ruffwear Climate Changer

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Ruffwear's Climate Changer page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The Ruffwear Climate Changer is a recycled polyester fleece jacket that is ideal for keeping dogs warm on crisp, cool days. This fleece jacket can also be used as a base layer underneath Ruffwear's Quinzee Insulated Jacket for added warmth in extreme cold. A convenient zipper on the left side allows for easy on/off. Check out our Ruffwear Fit Guide to help find the proper fit for your dog.

- Ruff Wear

They really are 'man's best friend', so they should be treated as such right? A streamlined fit, clever use of reflective tape, and award winning use of Polartec(R) material make this the best dog fuzzy on the market! A convenient zipper on the left side of the jacket allows for easy on/off. Quick-Drying, Breathable Fleece Jacket * 75% recycled/recyclable polyester fleece is lightweight and breathable * Active fit for full range of motion * Zippered closure for easy on/off * Low-light visibility with reflective trim and light loop for attaching The Beacon(TM) Intended Use: * Trail running * Hiking * In-town excursions * Anytime your dog needs warmth and insulation from the elements SIZING: XX Small X Small Small Medium Large X Large Measure around the widest part of the rib cage: 13-17" 17-22" 22-27" 27-32" 32-36" 36-42" Factors that affect cold tolerance: Is your dog's fur coat enough? How cold is too cold for your dog? The answer is tricky because dogs vary in size, amount of fur, activity level, age, weight, and cold tolerance. * A Dog's Coat * In general, dogs with an undercoat (such as Alaskan Huskies) can play in the snow up to 30 minutes without harm, but even Huskies can feel the effects of cold temperatures if they are not accustomed to the cold temperatures. Single-coated and short-coated dogs such as Boxers and Bullmastiffs have a low tolerance to cold weather, and a coat is recommended in temperatures approaching freezing. Remember that wind chill, rain, and snow can lower a dog's temperature even further. * A Dog's Age * Very young and very old dogs are also sensitive to cold temperatures, and may lack the agility and coordination to walk on icy surfaces. A boot/jacket combination is recommended for these dogs. Cold temperatures can also activate arthritis, so be sensitive to older dogs or dogs with health issues. * A Dog's Weight * Dogs under 20 pounds are generally more susceptible to hypothermia. They have less fat and are generally closer to the ground, making them more prone to chill. For these breeds, full-coverage body protection, such as that found on the Cloud Chaser(TM) storm jacket, is recommended.

- Rocky Mountain Trail

When the temps start to drop, wrap Fido up in the Ruffwear Climate Changer Dog Fleece Jacket. Lightweight and breathable recycled polyester fleece boosts warmth while the zipper avoids the pullover-style over-the-head stuff that most dogs don't enjoy.

- Backcountry.com

The Ruff Wear Climate Changer Fleece Jacket is ideal for cold and clear conditions while trail running, hiking, and for in-town excursions. Provides outstanding warmth and insulation from the elements.

- Altrec Outdoors