As long as people have been sailing for pleasure, they have been taking their pets on the water (see: Best boating dog: the perfect sailing pooch), but in recent years, as more and more people wear lifejackets, the number and variety of buoyancy aids for dogs (and other pets) has also grown rapidly. The ever-reliable Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has tackled the topic of buoyancy aids for dogs head-on in this video below, but keep scrolling down for some more images and videos featuring some quite unusual examples of pets in lifejackets enjoying life afloat. We just couldn't resist!


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RYA dog lifejacket video guide.