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Protective vest with lifting strap for extra large dogs...

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Big Lew

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I've looked online for a protective vest large enough to fit my big lab without satisfactory results.
He is a bit overweight but he has an extraordinarily deep chest. The largest online size I could
find was 35" chest...his chest is 40". Does anyone know of a local (Fraser Valley) store that might
have such a vest that will fit him?
 
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Thanks, there is an online product that accommodates 40-42inch chest at Cabela's.
I will be in the neighbourhood on Sat so will check if they have any in the store.
(I was supposed to be out bird hunting but have to take the lady into a specialist)
Hopefully I can head out on Monday or Tuesday with a vest.
 

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Cabelas Web site should tell you if they have it instock at abbotsford store. If not you should be able to have it shipped to the store free. You could also call Bass Pro to see if they have one that would fit. Unfortunately they don't allow pets so you can't try it on your dog there unlike Wholesale that was pet friendly. Good luck
 

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Big Lew. Did you find something? Hurtta line of harnesses and vests have been my go to

https://www.hurtta.com/global_en/ Great sizing charts. Come from Finland and a lot of the hunters in Norway and Sweden and Finland use them. Buy from amazon or I know a local lady in mission that brings them in to her shop in her house. I have not found a better product to date
 
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Thanks for digging up all that information. The problem I've run into is chest size.
All the products, including all the Hurtta vests excluding the Dazzle, only offer up to
35-36 inch chest. The Dazzle vest sizes go up to and beyond the 40-42 inches I need
but only have a protective shield for the chest and stomach whereas I'm looking for a
vest that also has insulating properties...additional flotation as well if possible.
I gave up looking for what I wanted so I bought the Cabala's product that goes up to 36
inches and will add an additional 5 inch strip to it which will be secured with Velcro strips
of the same size already built into the vest. Again, thanks!
 

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