There are so many products out there for dogs to the point that it can became hard to determine what to use and why do we need it?
This blog post is a brief summary on an item we feel is one of the most important items to buy for your dog. A Dog Harness!
Why you ask? A dog harness is not only great for walking your dog but it is also a great item to use when transporting your dog in the car. It is important to make sure your dog is secure while travelling to help prevent injury.
Obviously the harness alone won’t restrain your dog in the car so you will also need a seat restraint that clips onto your dog harness.
Teaching your dog from an early age to sit down in the car and not run around is important. Having a harness and a seat restraint helps make sure they can not run around in your back seat. Ensuring you can keep your eyes on the road!
When it comes to walking your dog most people prefer to use a harness as they feel collars and halters chock or hurt their dog. Every dog is different and you may find your dog responds better to a certain product.
A harness is considered more gentle on their body as it’s not correcting their walking by pulling on their throat or turning their head to an uncomfortable position. Instead it gently pulls back on their shoulders to encourage them to walk slower.
Walking products are not meant to hurt your dog, they are designed to encourage your dog to naturally walk nicer next to you as opposed to pulling on their lead and taking you for a walk instead of the other way around.
It is important to find out which product works best for your dog. If you haven’t already tried a harness, why not give it a try!