Leash-Training or Spinal Support: 7 Different Harnesses Options for Your Dog

Posted by Stacey Venzel
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Help lift up your pup with a dog harness!

Dog harnesses are extremely helpful in assisting canines around the house or out on the town. They can be used to lift a dog from sitting to standing, or for dog training.

Check out these many styles of canine harnesses now available on Amazon.

Dog Lift Harness by AMZpets

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This sling harness supports the back end of your canine. It comes in four different sizes. There are adjustable handles for the dog owner's grip. This means comfort and better control! The AMZpets harness is best for large dogs 75 pounds and over.

Lifeunion Dog Foreleg and Hind Rear Legs Sling

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This sling harness supports both the back and front legs.  Adjustable straps make it easy to put on and take off.

GingerLead Dog Support & Rehabilitation Harness

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This sling harness has a clip that attaches to a dog collar, assisting with holding up your canine's body.

Both male and female harnesses of varying sizes can be purchased but are sold separately.

Puppia Soft Dog Harness

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These chest harnesses range from extra small to double large. They can lessen your dog's neck stress, especially helpful for dogs suffering from IVDD. Great for small dogs and larger dogs. If your dog's back is recovering from surgery, this would be a great support harness. Twelve colors, including camo, are available. This brand is 100% polyester.

Lifepul Dog Leash Harness/Collar Set

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This simple around-the-shoulder harness comes in two weight ranges, small (5-20 pounds) or large (over 20 pounds). The straps are adjustable for a perfect fit.

Lifepul No-Pull Dog Vest Harness

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This comfortable design is helpful for leash training. If you have a big dog, this may be the one for you. This no-pull harness ranges from medium to extra large.

Leashes hook on to the loop while a handle on the back aids in control.

Fusion Pets Virtua Heavy Duty Full Body Dog Harness

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Ideal for larger dogs, this full-body version is helpful for pets losing coordination in all limbs. Heavy duty stitching promotes long-term use.

Harnesses come in many different designs. Chest straps, around-the-shoulder, and front clips. Depending on the purpose of your purchase--such as leash-training or spinal support--one specific design might be more practical than another pet product. Comfort for your dog's body is a major factor when choosing the best harness for your fur baby.

Other canine products that help a dog get around include toe grips and booties.

This post was originally published on November 29, 2016.

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