Many service dog vest suppliers offer a range of fabric colors, we have 5 colors in our selection. Our customers often ask us if there is importance behind service dog vest colors. The simple answer is, NO. It is a personal choice for each service dog owner.
However, it is common practice for hearing dogs to wear blaze orange. It isn’t a law, there are several hearing dogs that wear different colors but it is a category of service dogs that has the most consistency.
Things that might influence your service dog vest color:
- Colored Classmates - Your training school might have a common color they use for graduated dogs
- Patch colors – select a vest color that contrasts well with your patch colors to improve their visibility
- Pet style – let’s face it, all dogs have their own personalities. Feel free to pick a vest color that best represents your dog’s style.
While we are on the topic of color - we thought this was interesting! The colors on the left are what a human sees. The colors on the right is what a dog sees. Good to know!