Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Knoxville, TN
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I agree that the mesh vest types cause matting.
However, my walks around this development includes not only people and pups, but deer, crows, squirrels, hawks and snakes. My dog (Zoey) becomes overwhelmed by the deer and squirrel sightings, and I get distracted often in talking back to the crows, so at times I find myself pulling on the leashes and thus on those harnesses. The padded, larger coverage ones make me feel better about my pulling.
I tried the ones with the hooks in front and the dogs do walk much prettier with them (until there is a deer). I don't think it hurts to have squishy harnesses on hand for nature walks. My pets have a much less disciplined humamma than do Karen's pups. I have to pay for my tendency to become distracted by combing out matted Havanese hair.
My six pound Zoe/Zoey is convinced she is a fierce deerhound.
Last edited by Marni; 02-05-2018 at 06:15 PM.