Chillybuddy Cooling Jacket can significantly lower coat temperature and provides a shield from direct sunlight.
On a 90° F day, wearing a Chillybuddy Cooling Jacket can lower the coat temperature from 145° F to 103° F, a reduction of almost 30%.
Soaking the Chillybuddy Cooling Jacket in water to dampen the cotton lining before use can lower a dog’s coat temperature by a further 20 degrees–from 103° F to 83° F. Cotton has been repeatedly shown to be the best fiber to hold water for evaporative cooling. Synthetic wicking fabrics are useless in this application because dogs do not sweat.
For light-haired dogs, a Chillybuddy Cooling Jacket also protects the underlying skin from sunburn.
Chillybuddy Cooling Jacket can protect coats of show dogs from bleaching by the sun — which often occurs as summertime reddening or browning, especially at the tips of the coat.
The Chillybuddy Cooling Jacket was field-tested in mountain terrain and open-field hunting.