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10Oct 2022

No-Pull Dog Harness: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Maria Leindecker

No-Pull Dog Harness: What Is It and How Does It Work?

The dog collar has been the most popular accessory for dogs for many years. When walking and training these little companions, collars were utilized rather frequently. However, vets began noticing a serious problem with the use of the dog collar over time. It was that the pulling on the collar when walking the dog was causing pain to the canines. Intense pulling from an excited dog can cause the collars to pierce the soft tissue of its trachea and then move toward the throat. This tugging can cause severe discomfort and perhaps permanent injury to your dog if it continues over time. That is why; Sassy Dog Fashions suggests using a personalized no-pull dog harness for your pets.

Define the No-Pull Harness

This type of harness is generally known for having a front clip on the leash instead of a clip located in the back of the harness. Your dog won’t be able to exert as much of a tug on the leash throughout walks if you do this since they won’t be able to use their chest muscles to do it as effectively as they normally would.

If your dog pulls too hard, it could injure its neck or throat if you just tie a leash to its collar. On the other hand, a harness protects your dog’s neck and throat from injury. Harnesses relieve the pressure that would otherwise be placed on your dog’s neck and make it simpler for you to maintain control over your dog’s pulling. Because of the front clip on a no-pull harness, when your dog pulls, it will displace its shoulder and core to one side, deterring them from pulling.

How does it work?

Getting the correct no-pull dog harness is priority number one for every dog owner. Straps should ideally be thicker than thin nylon ones, which can irritate your dog’s sensitive pressure points. Straps with more padding and wider width will make the experience much more pleasant for your dog because the weight of the harness will be distributed more evenly.

Some no-pull dog harnesses contain two clips, one at the front and one at the back, so you can attach the leash in two different places. One option is to use a harness with a front and back clip if your dog is a particularly powerful puller.

Before taking your dog on a walk, get them acquainted with their new harness by wearing it in the house. Give your dog goodies while you try on and adjust the harness, so they get acclimated to the fastening, clamping, and adjusting sounds. Before buying a personalized no-pull dog harness, measure your dog’s neck and chest.

Remember that a no-pull harness is not intended to take the place of proper training techniques. When utilized properly, they can encourage loose-leash walking, which is when your dog walks gently by your side with some slack in the leash; but there is nothing that will be of greater assistance than constant training.

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