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The Best Support Harness for Dogs & Puppies

Find the Perfect Support Harness for Your Pup

Many of us think the world of our dogs, and so it can be hard watching them grow older and start to falter. Dogs can experience a number of issues as they age, many of which are somewhat similar to those that we might experience ourselves as we reach older age. There are the vision problems, the grey hair, the cantankerous nature… But really what is most difficult to watch is the failure of the joints. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make life that bit easier for your older pooch. Of course, feeding them a diet that will help to combat inflammation and other issues will help. But what can also help is being there for them physically with a support harness.

A support harness is a harness that wraps around your dog’s mid-section and which has two handles. This might look a little like a harness you would put on a dog instead of a lead, but the difference is that it cradles your dog from underneath, rather than bracing around their chest. This is because you are going to be pulling them upwards, the idea being that you can help them whenever you see them start to struggle. This provides both physical and emotional support that can provide relief to your dog, whether they are small, medium, or large.

We often associate dog harnesses with larger dogs, as they are the ones more likely to experience joint complaints (owing to the greater amount of weight they have to carry). That said, support harnesses are also good for smaller dogs, particularly when it comes to injuries. Our top picks for small dog harnesses are up first.

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 Best Support Harness for Dogs

Best Support Harness for Small Dogs

Our top picks by your dog’s needs

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*The DogGear team did not stop with small support harnesses, we looked at support harnesses for medium dogs as well. Check out our top choices!

Best Support Harness for Medium Dogs

Our top picks by your dog’s needs

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*Finally, we reviewed the best support harnesses for large dogs.

Best Support Harness for Large Dogs

Our top picks by your dog’s needs

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DogGear Philosophy

The product that works best will depend slightly on your dog and the ailments afflicting them. We recommend looking for a harness you can strap on and that has longer or adjustable handles to avoid stooping. We hope these choices have given you a good place to start on your hunt for the best support harness for your pup!

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