First, you slide the opening for the head over the dog's head. Second, insert the front legs into their designated sleeves. Third, insert the back legs into their designated sleeves. Lastly, zip it up along the belly side of the dog and you're done. Very simple quick design allows anyone to put it on. Check out the instructional video on how to put on and take off the Shed Defender here or under Videos.

The dog can wear it for minutes or hours; however it is not intended for permanent or prolonged use. A couple hours to a day is fine, but not recommended for longer periods of time. It is also recommended to brush your dog afterwards if you have a long haired dog.

When the dog is wearing the Shed Defender outside, such as on a walk or needs to go to the bathroom, just partially unzip it allowing room for them to do their business.

It is made out of premium recycled environmentally friendly fiber; a blend of polyester and spandex that is strong enough to endure the wear and tear your dog will put it through! RecoTex is an Eco-care polyester fiber that is approved by Intertek Recylced PET certification and get Green Mark of EPA and meet Oeko-Tex standard 100 certificate.

No, it is made out of a lightweight, breathable material that is designed to allow breathability and not retain heat. It has been inspected by veterinarians and they have approved. However, be careful not to leave your dog in hot environments with or without the Shed Defender™ due to heat exhaustion. Every dog reacts differently to the Shed Defender, sometimes it can take awhile for dogs to get comfortable in any type of garment, including the Shed Defender. They might walk a little funny or pick up their hind legs when they walk, but just give it time and they will soon forget they are even wearing it. They will probably give it a shake or two and then be on their way.

The Shed Defender is machine washable and can be put in the dryer. To remove the dog hair without having to wash it, just throw it in the dryer.

Yes, we offer a No Risk 30 day money back guarantee and we also pay for the return shipping! If for any reason you don’t like it, just let us know within 30 days and we will send a box and prepaid return label, just send the Shed Defender back and we will refund you the full amount.

International orders must pay for return shipping if being returned or exchanged. We will only do one exchange per order and no returning the exchange once shipped back to you.

We have a sizing chart that should be used to determine the size you should purchase. If for any reason you are unsure feel free to email or call for any questions regarding sizing.

Yes, it is veterinarian approved.

NOTE: This is not a replacement to proper grooming and standard care for your dog.