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IMPORTANT - Only enter wording here if you chose 'Customised wording' from the 'Message' dropdown menu. Please also note that I NEED SPACE is a trademarked phrase and can NOT be used. Alternatives would be GIVE ME SPACE or I NEED SOME SPACE.
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product information

Highly visible dog warning coat for when you want or need to get a message across to other dog owners. Lightweight and comfortable jacket shaped warning message garment with clear, readable wording. Made from a soft feel polyester in bright colourfast colours and press printed with standard text from the list provided or a customised message of your choice.

Available in a choice of two high visibility (high-vis) colours or four standard colours. A great way to communicate a warning or message to other people while out and about and on dog walks.

dog warning message jacket

Perfect for dogs who are in training, have special needs, temperament issues, are recovering from an operation or injury, are shy or nervous, dogs with allergies or special dietary requirements who should not be fed, and so on.

Standard wording choices include:

No treats please
Please give me some space
KEEP YOUR DISTANCE
Back off please, I'm training
I'm nervous, please do not pat me
I'm a deaf dog
Visually Impaired
I need a forever home

Or select to have your own customised wording and type what you would like on your dog's coat.

These lightweight warning garments are light and roomy enough to be worn over a standard dog coat if your dog feels the cold and wears a jacket in the winter.

Quick and easy to put on. They have a wide neck and elastic at the front for an easy and comfortable fit. They have an elastic strap and clip buckle underneath to allow you to adjust the size depending on your dog’s girth. The elastic strap allows for a bit of movement which is particularly useful for dogs in post-operative recovery or for a bit of extra girth if wearing over a winter coat.

Printed on both sides along the length of the body.

Although we have been generous with the number of characters allowed, the more text you have the smaller the text will be. We do not advise more than 4-5 words in total. The maximum print area is 297mm wide, regardless of how big the coat size is. This means that on the XL and XXL sized jackets the text will look proportionally smaller than it does in the images shown, which are size Large or smaller.

Message clothing should not replace good dog training but they can be useful if your dog has specific issues or during a time in their life where they need a little good grace.

Care - Wipe clean or gently hand wash in cool water using a mild detergent. Air dry flat. Do not tumble dry, dry clean or iron.

Sizing

The coat needs to sit straight along the middle part of your dog's back, so the fabric sits flat and the wording is not obscured by wrinkles or folds. For this reason they do not sit at the dog's neck - they sit lower than the neck/collar. Please measure your dog to get the correct fit. Measure along your dog's back as per the illustration, from the shoulders to the hips.

Please note that the front and girth of the jackets increases as the length increases so bear this in mind if your dog is on the slim side. Very slim breeds like greyhounds and whippets may need to go down a size.

communicoat - where to measure

Size Length Breed Guide *
Small 29cm Pug, Bichon
Medium 36cm Cocker
Large 40cm Springer/Staffy/Collie
X Large 48cm German Shepherd
XX Large 62cm Great Dane

* Guide only - please measure your dog. Please note that there is a big difference between the X Large and XX Large sizes. XX Large is only for very large dogs like Newfies and Danes (not Labs or Dalmatians).

made in the UK

These personalised message garments must include text. The maker will not make blank garments.

As with all dog apparel, please supervise while wearing.

© This product and the standard wording is registered and copyright.

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Very high quality
Saturday, 5 September 2020  |  Rachael

Very high quality, thank you!

 

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Great product!
Friday, 15 May 2020  |  Mr

Really happy with this product. I was concerned it may get in the way of the harness lead but it all fits perfectly and does the job of warning others to stay back

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Excellent
Tuesday, 5 May 2020  |  Denise

Very prompt service. Coat is excellent.

 

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Happy
Wednesday, 22 April 2020  |  Margaret

Really pleased with larrys hi vis. It does the job when other dog owners can be bothered to read it, but thankyou, it has made walks less worrying.

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Briiliant
Wednesday, 8 April 2020  |  Dave

Absolutely great Annie loves as when she gets it on she knows she is going out and because of what it says it is a great stand out !!!

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Initially great but...
Wednesday, 20 November 2019  |  Lulu

Bought a customised coat for dog my in red and white. Took a while to arrive and initially pleased with the product as appeared well made and did the job. However during a walk the vest got a little muddy and when we wiped it clean the letters started coming off. As a good number of the letters have now come off the warning is meaningless. Disappointed as we thought it would do the job

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I am so very sorry to hear that. That definitely should not happen. Please do contact us and we will sort out a free replacement for you.


Rating:  
Looks good
Sunday, 15 September 2019  |  Edward

Bright colour makes people look and most stay clear when walking in the park, this is just what we needed with a reactive dog. Pity dogs can't read.

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Does the job
Monday, 29 April 2019  |  Matthew

People do notice the bold white writing and the red coat, it has done its job.
After a year of 2 walks a day in all weathers the letters have started to come off, so I am having to order a new one. Not too bad I suppose.

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Exactly what we wanted
Tuesday, 2 April 2019  |  Jen

We ordered a coat for our very anxious JR. We wanted a coat that had a printed message to let people know how nervous she is. It arrived quickly & is exactly what we wanted. We used the size guide & got a perfect fit. Fabulous service. Thank you

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People were avoiding our Rottweiler
Tuesday, 5 March 2019  |  Dean

People were avoiding our Rottweiler before getting the coat now they seem to be reassured he's friendly. Good quality for the money and exactly as ordered

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