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The Ruffwear Polar Trex dog boots are designed for warmth, traction, and protection in winter conditions. Insulated upper softshell fabric creates breathable, weatherproof warmth in extreme cold and inclement weather. Ruffwear-designed Vibram® outsole provides optimum traction on frozen surfaces.

Closure system combines hook-and-loop with hardware, cinching around the narrowest part of the dog’s leg to provide a secure fit. Pullover stretch gaiter keeps snow out and improves retention by protecting the hook-and-loop ankle closure from the elements.

Just as you would with your gear, adjust fit and check tension of boots 15 minutes into your activity and throughout the adventure as needed.

Getting started with Ruffwear boots? Check out our helpful tips.

Set of TWO boots.

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Use this fit guide to select the appropriate size for your dog. Measure across widest part of paw when bearing weight. If between sizes, size down.
Download Paw Measurement Chart

1.5 in (38 mm)
1.75 in (44 mm)
2.0 in (51 mm)
2.25 in (57 mm)
2.5 in (64 mm)
2.75 in (70 mm)
3.0 in (76 mm)
3.25 in (83 mm)

How To Measure Your Dog's Paw

Key Features

Additional Features

  • Protects paws and legs from elements and ski edges
  • Low-light visibility with reflective trim
  • Available in sets of two or four
  • Made in Vietnam

Washing Instructions

  • Secure fasteners
  • Wash in cold water
  • Gentle cycle
  • Mild detergent
  • Air dry

Trail Tested Promise

All of our products are rigorously field tested and we proudly guarantee against defects in materials and craftsmanship.

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Ellen L.
United States

Excellent product!

We, and our two golden retrievers, love these boots. The top zipped portion of the boot covers the velcro strap so that it stays secure, even in deep snow. They are easy to put on. Great to have the option of ordering different sizes for front and back paws. Highly recommended!

William D.
United States

Boots are just OK

Used them 6 or 7 times this past winter. They are not a joy to put on but the real problem is that they don’t keep out snow. Snow gets inside the boots, then melts then freezes. After about 20-30 minutes, my dogs are begging me to take them off. They are OK, but the design could be improved.

Jacques P.
United States


Nice product but too big

Amy B.
United States

Love these boots!

Once I got the fit right (had to size down) I’ve found that these boots are awesome! They stayed on for our entire hike yesterday, no problem. My dog doesn’t seem to mind and they didn’t impede on her activities while out and about. They don’t seem to offer much traction on ice, but did great as she plowed through the snow.

Jackie A.
United States


They are sturdy and well made. However, my dog has big feet but skinny ankles. When cinched, the extra fabric is very stiff and hard and seemed to bother him. We'll be making our own modifications to this product - removing some of the extra fabric. It would be good if that were a softer fabric that doesn't hurt when bunched together.

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