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Warm winter dog walking coat (not down) UK

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Mackers123 Mon 12-Feb-18 19:24:49

Hi ladies, I am looking for a warm coat that's suitable for everyday use and dog walking, needs to be waterproof.

I am vegetarian so no down.

I've looked around but could do with recommendations from people that actually own a warm coat. Are the wax jackets warm? I live in Derbyshire so the winters can be cold. Thanks in advance

sportyfool Mon 12-Feb-18 19:29:08

Didrikson parkas .. maybe with a padded gilet underneath for warmth .

Oldraver Mon 12-Feb-18 19:46:34

I was looking for a different Regatta but came across this one


Oldraver Mon 12-Feb-18 19:49:35

There is also this Regatta in several colours.

I dont have any particular affinty with his brand but thought these suitable

Madbengalmum Mon 12-Feb-18 19:50:59

In my experience Hurtta do the best waterproof dog coats, not cheap but excellent and breathable, wash well too.

OCSockOrphanage Mon 12-Feb-18 20:11:31

Didrikson, all the way. I have a thin one (Thelma) which is just knee length and has good pockets, for poo bags, car keys, phone and enough space for cards/money to do item shopping. And a heavier padded, non down version that is nearly identical for very cold wet weather. ANd I live in Cornwall which gets the rain first. An upmarket farmer's shop is perhaps the best option.

RebeccaWrongDaily Mon 12-Feb-18 20:13:15

i've got a didrikson parka (nancy?) it's the best thing i own.

hahahaIdontgetit Mon 12-Feb-18 20:13:52

I have a Barbour, but tweed, not wax, it's lovely and warm.
I'll find a link.

Mackers123 Mon 12-Feb-18 20:18:54

thanks ladies, I just purchased a Didrikson, i like that they say in percentages how warm it is.

hahahaIdontgetit Mon 12-Feb-18 20:19:27

Barbour link warm and waterproof.

Silverstreaks Tue 13-Feb-18 09:34:42

Merrell are great. I bought a knee length hooded coat about six years ago. It's lightweight thoroughly waterproof and the hood works well. It's brilliant. I've reproofed it twice and it's still looks new.

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