Well, summers here, :msncool:the boat is going onto the lake today. Buddy's first summer on the lake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...Buddy kinda does run outa breath sometimes, vets x 3 say his heart/lungs :msnheart:are "fine, just fine!" so i guess he is "fine". Anyway, I been searching online at all the variety of dog life vests, :msniwonder:wanna put one on him when he is in the water, he won't hafta wear it all day, just when he is in the water. I think. Depends on how safe he seems on the boat. Might hafta wear it in the boat, not sure. ANYWAY-------MY QUESTION IS: ANYBODY GOT ANY THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN on any brand of dog life vests? Any features you liked, didn't like on your dog's life vest? :dogph34r: We've never ever bought one before, don't wanna buy the wrong kind if we can help it.:dognowink: So many have just straps under their belly,looks uncomfortable to me...maybe it's not... Seems like the float should be UNDER their belly? but it is usually up across their back...? Hmmm. Anyway, i hope someone has ever used one, and can tell me --scratch that one off your list, or this here one is good kind...HELP!!