View Full Version : Rain coat recommendations?

15th January 2010, 05:05 PM
I have not had any luck finding a raincoat to fit my tri-color 2 yr old Sophie. Cavaliers are LONG. She measures 18" from neck to tail. When I buy for that measurement, the coat swallows her up around the girth. When I fit her for her girth (19"), the coat is way too long.
Has anyone found a solution to this?
I am tempted to buy one and pay to have it altered.
i need help! I live in Seattle and it rains a lot here!

22nd January 2010, 10:52 PM
You can buy a lot of designs that have toggles that can be tightened. I use a couple of Yap brand coats but don't know if they sell those in the US. I still haven't found the perfect raincoat though!

23rd January 2010, 08:01 PM
THe best coat I have found are RC Pets (you can google site). THeir rain slickers are a great fit, wonderful colors and NO TOGGLES as they are very dangerous, they can get caught and really cause a problem if your dog gets snagged or they snap back and hit your dog.

24th January 2010, 02:24 AM
It would cost a bit more money, but perhaps you could buy the larger one and take it to an alterations shop.

I'm so glad I know how to sew, because I've had to make alterations to dog coats in the past.

28th January 2010, 03:07 AM
I've heard that the Neopaws body suits are fantastic and they are very well priced:


Good luck! :dgwlk:

29th January 2010, 02:15 PM
Ooooh I like their stuff; thanks for the link.

29th January 2010, 02:32 PM
Here is the RC Pet Link


I have yet to find a coat that fits the Cavalier better.

Here is the link for ChillyDog, we have their coats too and they are also very good.


1st February 2010, 05:05 PM
Oh I like those!