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Why your dog needs a harness to go outdoors

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Harnesses are very useful implements when walking your dog. An outdoor harness is a much better choice than a collar for your dog. This is because it will not only give your dog more freedom and comfort to walk, but it will also help you to have more control over him. Read on and find out why a harness is better for walking your dog.

6 steps to teach your puppy to use a harness

The best harness

  • When choosing a harness for your dog, it is best to choose one that adapts to the different characteristics, such as the size and build of your dog. You can try different models – anti-exhaust, anti-pull and others.
  • With the use of the harness you will avoid generating tension in your dog’s neck. Remember that just as in people, tension in your dog’s neck can cause chronic pain and even damage vital organs. The collar is often pulled directly on the dog’s neck, which can interfere with blood flow.

How to prepare for the arrival of a dog at home

  • It is recommended that when you walk your dog on a leash, it should be attached to the harness and not directly to the collar.
  • If your dog is small and does not usually pull on the leash, it may not be necessary to use an anti-pull harness. In this type of case, it is best to use a Y-shaped lead guard. But if your dog tends to pull and is anxious on walks, it is advisable to use an anti-pull type.

Remember that if you have never used an implement of this type with your dog, you will have to get him used to it little by little. This is the only way you will be able to put it on him without any problems and make him enjoy the ride without any additional suffering or stress.

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