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Getting a good dog harness is half the battle. You also need to know how to put it on the right way. This is common issue dog owners deal with and there are a few tips and tricks that work well when it is time to put on the harness.

Bestseller No. 1
Best Pet Supplies Voyager Adjustable Dog Harness with Reflective Stripes, Heavy-Duty Full Body No Pull Vest with Leash D-Ring, Breathable All-Weather - Harness (Royal Blue), S (Chest: 15 - 18')
12,126 Reviews
Best Pet Supplies Voyager Adjustable Dog Harness with Reflective Stripes, Heavy-Duty Full Body No Pull Vest with Leash D-Ring, Breathable All-Weather - Harness (Royal Blue), S (Chest: 15 - 18")
  • ATTENTION: Sizing does NOT directly correspond to your pet's breed or weight. Please MEASURE your pet by printing out our Size Guide...
  • ALL WEATHER MESH Made with a soft breathable air mesh this lightweight pet harness is perfect for walks all year round
  • REFLECTIVE WEBBING 3M Scotchlite reflective material on the straps of this harness enhance your pet’s visibility during those early...
  • PERSONALIZED FIT Adjust the neck and chest straps on the Step-In Flex to get the perfect fit for your pet
  • STEP IN CLIP & GO! Step into your next walk in this simple and easy-to-wear vest harness Click ‘Add to Cart’ now!
SaleBestseller No. 2
rabbitgoo Dog Harness Medium Sized, No Pull Pet Harness with Soft Padded Handle, Adjustable Reflective Vest with 3 Buckles, Easy Walking Harness with 2 Leash Clips, Pink, M
497 Reviews
rabbitgoo Dog Harness Medium Sized, No Pull Pet Harness with Soft Padded Handle, Adjustable Reflective Vest with 3 Buckles, Easy Walking Harness with 2 Leash Clips, Pink, M
  • Perfect Protection: The dog harness features sturdy and wear-resistant nylon Oxford fabric with reinforced stitching for high tensile...
  • Quick Wearing Saves Time: Thoughtfully designed with 3 quick-release buckles, the hassle-free dog vest can be put on and taken off...
  • Wrapped in Cozy Fabrics: Comfortable padding and soft edges protect the dog's skin, and the breathable mesh ensures coolness during...
  • Versatile Control for Safety: The dog harness features two metal leash attachment points for safer dog walks, one front clip for no...
  • Fully Adjustable for Customized Fit: Neck Girth: 17.9"- 22.2", Chest Girth: 19.3"- 30.1". There are 4 convenient adjustment points: 2...
SaleBestseller No. 3
rabbitgoo Dog Harness, No-Pull Pet Harness with 2 Leash Clips, Adjustable Soft Padded Dog Vest, Reflective No-Choke Pet Oxford Vest with Easy Control Handle for Large Dogs, Black, L
  • Adjustable Dog Harness - Recommended Breeds: Small to Large Dogs, such as Golden Retriever, Huskie, Labrador, Alaska, German Shepherd,...
  • No Pull, No Choke - Our non-pulling dog harness is specially designed with 2 metal leash rings for safer dog walks. Use the chest...
  • Easy to Use - This hassle-free overhead harness is easy to put on and take off with its 2 fast-release buckles. Slide the harness over...
  • Fully Adjustable - This adjustable harness features 4 easy adjusting straps around the body. You can use its 2 neck straps and 2 chest...
  • Safe and Comfortable - Your dog will enjoy the daily walk in this comfort dog harness! Made of sturdy nylon oxford and padded with soft...
SaleBestseller No. 4
Voyager Step-in Air Dog Harness - All Weather Mesh Step in Vest Harness for Small and Medium Dogs by Best Pet Supplies - Harness (Fuchsia), Small
  • ATTENTION: Sizing does NOT directly correspond to your pet's breed or weight. Please MEASURE your pet by printing out our Size Guide...
  • ALL WEATHER MESH: Made with a soft, breathable air mesh, this lightweight pet harness is perfect for walks all year round.
  • REFLECTIVE BANDS: Two reflective bands on the sides of this harness enhance your pet’s visibility for those early morning and late...
  • THREE SAFETY FEATURES: Our hook and loop fastener, buckle and double D-rings work together protect your pet in three layers of...
  • STEP IN, CLIP & GO. Step into your next walk in this simple and easy-to-wear vest harness. Click ‘Add to Cart’ now.
SaleBestseller No. 5
PetSafe Easy Walk Dog Harness - Stop Pulling & Teach Leash Manners - Prevent Pulling on Walks - Medium, Raspberry/Gray
  • HELPS STOP PULLING: Patented Martingale loop design puts gradual pressure on your dog’s shoulders to safely and effectively stop...
  • LEGACY OF TRUST: Created by a veterinary behaviorist in 2004, the Easy Walk harness is loved and trusted by a million pet parents and...
  • COMFORTABLE FIT: Easy Walk harness has less coverage than other harnesses making it lightweight and very breathable
  • NO GAGGING OR CHOKING: Rests across your dog’s chest instead of his throat to stop gagging and choking if he pulls
  • EASY TO FIT: Quick-snap shoulder straps and a different color belly strap make it simple to put the harness on your dog

Here are the tips to consider when you are going through this process with your dog.

1. Set Dog Harness On The Floor

The first thing you are going to do is place the dog harness on the floor. A common mistake people make is to rush the process and not put the dog harness on the floor. This means they attempt to have the dog stand up or sit in their lap while trying to get the harness on.

This is much harder because it is not easy to get the dog to stay still and the harness itself has multiple holes that need to be in the right spot.

This is why the better option is to simply put the dog harness on the floor. While doing this, it is important to ensure the harness is spread out and you can see the holes.

2. Put Dog’s Feet In The Two Holes

You are now going to get the dog to walk up to the harness. This is going to be right in front of them and that is when you will put their front legs inside the holes.

The goal is to make sure both legs are evenly inside the holes so they can slide up.

It is better to have the dog held while doing this so they don’t move around. It’s important to do this to make sure you see good results for your dog.

3. Raise The Harness And Clip It

If you don’t raise the harness, it is not going to clip the way you want it to. This is one of the mistakes dog owners make as they attempt to clip it while the harness is halfway on.

Make sure it goes all the way up and is snug against the dog’s body. This is when you are going to have enough leverage to get the dog harness to sit still.

When you are clipping it, it is important to look at where the dog’s fur is. You don’t want to clip the dog’s fur into the harness as that is not comfortable.

4. Begin Adjusting The Harness

Now you are going to begin to adjust the dog harness based on what the dog’s body needs.

This is a mistake many people make because they don’t adjust the harness and assume the initial setting is good enough. It is not good enough because the dog might have excess wiggle room or won’t be able to maximize their positioning while they are moving around.

You want to adjust the dog harness to ensure they are comfortable and it does do its job.

5. Check the Dog’s Movement With Harness On

The last thing to focus on will be the dog’s comfort as a whole. You don’t want a situation where the dog is whining or uncomfortable because the harness is either too tight or drooping all over the place.

This is a mistake people make because you assume as long as the harness is on that it is good to go. No, this is incorrect because when there is no movement, the harness is not going to work out the way you want it to.

Take your time to see how the dog moves around and then go from there. This is the only way to ensure the dog is happy and the harness works the way it should.

Final Thoughts

If you follow the tips mentioned here, it will be a breeze to put on the dog harness. It will work the way you want it to and the results are going to be in your favor.

Do not rush the process and make sure your dog is comfortable when the harness is being put on. This is to ensure the dog has complete movement and enjoys having the harness on. Otherwise, it is going to negatively associate the process with pain or discomfort.

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