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Buoyancy for your best friend. BirdDog™ provides flotation and an easy-to-grab top handle for K9s who are overboard in swiftwater, active swimmers or learning their doggie paddle.


Heavy duty Cordura® shell for maximum abrasion resistance.


For easy access while lifting your dog out of the water and back onto your watercraft.

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Technical Details

Intended Use : K-9 River Play
Entry : Front Buckle
Foam Insert : Polyethylene foam
Shell Fabric : 500 denier Cordura® nylon canvas
Liner Fabric : 200 Denier High Tenacity Nylon
Webbing : Nylon
Hardware : Heavy Duty Acetal
Sizing : See sizing chart.
Weight : XS = 0.37 lbs / 5.9 oz / 168 g S = 0.53 lbs / 8.5 oz / 240 g M = 0.68 lbs / 10.9 oz / 308 g L = 0.86 lbs / 13.8 oz / 390 g XL = 1.08 lbs / 17.3 oz / 490 g Design Buoyancy : Keeps Fido afloat and head above water.

Returns & Warranty

If you need to make a return, you can do so within 45 days after purchase. To start that process, go here. Returns will be charged a $10 shipping label fee. If you are exchanging an item, there is no shipping fee. For more information, please visit our returns policy page.

All Astral products are guaranteed under warranty to the original purchaser against defects in materials and workmanship for the reasonable lifespan of the product. If you believe that your Astral product has a manufacturing defect, discontinue use immediately and fill out the Warranty Form. For more information, visit the warranty policy page.


Size Guide

PFD sizing:

Measure the widest part of your chest.

XS (Layla only) = 27"-31”
S/M = 31"-37”
M/L = 38"-44”
L/XL = 45"-51”

Otter(youth) sizing: 

fits 50-90 lbs.

Airbelt sizing:

Universal - Chest 31-50 inches / 76cm-132cm

Birddog Sizing: 
Size Weight Girth Length Suggested Breeds
XS 5-15 LBS 13"-19" 9" Chihuahua, Pekingese
S 15-25 LBS 17"-25" 12" Pug, Pomeranian
M 25-45 LBS 21"-31" 14.5" Border Collie
L 45-75 LBS 26"-35" 17" Labrador Retriever
XL 75+ LBS 30"-39" 18.5" Great Dane, Mastiff
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