While there are no exact numbers, it is estimated that thousands of dogs drown each year. Yes, even dogs that are good swimmers can drown. Dogs' proficiency at swimming diminishes dramatically at night and with age.
Dog life jackets and ramps are great for the safety of your pet while boating, swimming, kayaking or other forms of pet recreation. Dog safety jackets provide the buoyancy for your pet to stay afloat and not tire easily from paddling.
These products help ensure your loved one is safe but just as you would a child, parents need to keep a close eye on their pets when on the water.