Dog Harnesses are a great way to keep your dog under control or help with his training exercises.
Any pressure or discomfort caused by tugging on his lead is distributed across the harness and relieves strain on the lower neck.
Your dog should walk behind or beside you, so you can guide him easily. Some dog walking harnesses tighten when the dog pulls on the lead, encouraging your dog to walk to heel. A puppy harness can be particularly useful in the early stages, helping to teach your puppy how to walk nicely. Check out our blog on
dog training hacks
to stop your dog pulling!
Here are some helpful tips for choosing the right UK dog harness for your dog:
Ideally, you should be looking for a balance between durability and comfort. Light-weight designs made from nylon are still very sturdy but are probably better suited for smaller breeds of dog. Tough, scratch-resistant and waterproof dog walking harnesses are perfect for dogs who like to ramble through the wilderness, while a puppy harness is ideal for letting your young dog explore whilst learning boundaries. All dog harnesses should offer flexibility with breathable and/or soft padding.
Grab a tape measure and accurately measure the length of your dog's back and the circumference of his chest and neck. It is also useful to know the weight of your dog to order the correct size of dog harness. Whether you are looking a small dog harness UK or something a lot larger, harness sizes vary from XS all the way up to XL. There are also specific puppy harnesses that are ideal for young dogs. A puppy harness will of course need replacing as your pet grows, so you can choose a “cuter” design that can then be replaced with something more sophisticated!
Many harnesses include a handle, which lets you lift or hold your dog for a short time. Most designs also have reflective straps, which are perfect for keeping your dog visible when walking him alongside busy roads in the evening. At zooplus, we have a great selection of
harnesses, as well as fun
Velcro harness labels
, perfect for making an original statement!
Dog Car Harness:
You buckle up, why shouldn’t your dog? We all know how excited your pet can be to take that car ride! Dog car harnesses provide extra security that he will stay in place during your journey.
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