How to get started walking your dog

One of the first steps to getting the best out of our furry friend when taking them for a walk is choosing the right harness and lead. But what to look for in a good dog harness? How to choose the right size dog harness? What to avoid? What you choose will depend on your dog’s size and temperament and we’re here to give you our best tips so you can start walking your dog in no time!

Choosing the right harness for your pooch

Front attaching harness

A great option for dogs of all sizes, this offers gentle control and encourages loose lead walking for curious dogs.

  • Suits all sizes
  • Gentle control
  • Loose lead walking

Halti harness

A wonderful and gentle training tool, these are also an ideal option for dogs which display aggression when walking.

  • Great for training
  • Ideal for dogs which display aggression
  • Designed to stop pulling

Double ended leash and harness

Perfect for the heavy pullers, one end of the lead is clipped to the front of the harness and the other to the back of the harness. Your dog is then led from the back attachment, while the front one is used for turning if they start to pull.

  • Ideal for heavy pullers
  • Great for first time training
  • Designed to stop pulling

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