Aloha fellow dog lover! Today, we’ll be doing a review on the American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat. Just so you can fully grasp what we’ll be talking about in this review, you could click here check out our article on dog raincoats here.
The manufacturer of this dog raincoat is the American Kennel Club. If you’re a dog lover, we’re sure you already know these guys. The American Kennel Club has been for well over a hundred years (since 1884).
The AKC, as they are often called, advocate for purebred dogs as family companions and improvement of canine healthcare. They work to protect the rights of all dogs and dog parents and also help to promote responsible dog parenting.
This brand is the most respected dog-related brand in the whole of the US. They hold the list to all the purebred dogs and adopt new dogs to the list as they’re bred. They have the best vets, animal nutritionists, behaviorists and trainers on their payroll.
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Who Can Use The American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat?
We might not know your dog, but we’re sure that your dog can because this dog raincoat is suitable for all dog breeds as long as there is one in their size. This raincoat is available in extra small, small, medium, and large.
Please ensure that measure your dog properly and compare with the company’s sizing chart. This should give you the basic idea of what size would suit your pup.
Below is a picture with an accurate depiction of the company’s sizing chart. Please reference. Also, never use weight to determine what size to purchase for your dog. Three dogs can have the same weight but completely different body structures.
Features Of The American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat
The American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat is made with a double-layered design. The outer layer (shell), is made with PVC coating. The inner layer is made with polar fleece.
Yes, this is the same PVC as the one in your bathroom although this is significantly lighter because it’s been made into a fabric. It still retains its waterproof abilities though even though there are still tiny needle holes where the raincoat is stitched through which raindrops can seep in.
Polar fleece is a soft-napped insulating fabric made from polyester which serves as an insulator. So, basically, this raincoat doesn’t just protect your pup from the rain, it also doubles up as a dog sweater keeping him warm and toasty.
This dog raincoat comes in six different beautiful colors, viz: blue, green, pink, purple, red, yellow.
These six colors are good for your pup and you can choose whichever one you want according to your taste. All six colors are easy to see in the dark and highly visible. And to add to the visibility, the American Kennel Club added a reflective stripe to this raincoat.
The reflective stripe runs vertically, along the back of the dog raincoat. Since it glows in the dark, it makes this coat highly functional for evening walks in the rain as your dog will be easy to see by oncoming motorists.
Pros Of The American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat
1. PVC outer shell resists water better than nylon and polyester.
2. Comes with a polar fleece lining to keep your dog warm.
3. Several high-vis colors available with reflective stripe.
Cons Of The American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat
1. Does not come adjustable.
2. Appears to be a little too tight around the chest area for wide-chested dogs.
Alternative Options To The American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat
If you like the fact that the dog raincoat in review has warm inner-layer but nothing else, check this alternative. It also provides warmth and insulation from your pup. However, this does not come with a hoodie and the colors are not high-visibility colors.
More Sizes Available
If you looked through the product in review and didn’t find any that was your size, you should check out this alternative. It comes in 9 different sizes, 5 more than our product in review. With these many sizes, you can rest assured that you would find one for your pup.
However, don’t be too optimistic if you have a small dog. This dog raincoat has more large sizes than small sizes. All the same, please check out the company’s sizing chart to be sure.
American Kennel Club Jelly Wellies Dog Raincoat
Kuozer Cozy Dog Raincoat
PETCEE Dog Raincoat
|PVC coating and fleece lining
|Polyester and cotton
|Polyester surface and fleece lining.
What Do People Think?
The people who got this product liked it. They like the fact that it also doubles as a sweater when it’s cold. It’s also light enough for even the smallest dogs to carry about.
However, a few people complained that the underarms were too tight for their dogs. Also, some others complained that the chest area was too tight.
What Do We Think?
Lovely product. We expected nothing less from such a respectable brand. Aside from few hiccups here and there, this product is great. It’s not perfect, but it is great.