Popular RATIA Y-harness selection has got a new vest harness, where the dog "can jump in and out". The harness is extremely easy to put on and take off with one quick U-lock.
Vest harness is more safer choice to a puppy that is learning to keep harnesses, because the harness comfors the puppy's body from quick tugs.
Good qualities in this harness: - The harness has a reflector striping so others can see you outing in the dark - Quick fastening; only one U-lock and Velcro tape fastening - The leash is attached to the harness to both rings located in the back of the harness - There are no rubbing ribbons in the harness, the harness has a soft piping - The pressure of the harness will set evenly around the small dog - Safer than a collar for a puppy or for a small dog - Harness has room for adjustment for a growing puppy
Materials used and maintaining the harness: The harness is made of Mesh-material, that is light, flexible and the dog can easily move in it. The binding of the harness is made of soft knitted fabric, that will not rub the dog's sensitive skin. Mesh will not shrink or fade when washing, but it dries easily and it repels water. The harness can be washed in 30 C water.
When choosing the right size: - From the dimension table below you see the sizes of the harnesses and referential breed recommendations.
Please remember, that a fitting harness is the safest choice, especially with a growing puppy.
Chest cm/ in
Weight kg / (lbs)
Breed recommendation (referential)
24-28 cm 9.5-11 in
1,5-2 kg 3,3-4,4 lbs
Small puppies, tiny dogs
28-35 cm 11-13.8 in
1,9-3 kg 4,2-6,6 lbs
Chihuahua, Small Brussels Griffon, puppies
33-42 cm 13-16.5 in
3-4,5kg 6,6-9,9 lbs
Yorkshire Terrier, Maltese, Papillon, toy breeds
40-50 cm 15.8-19.7 in
4-6,5kg 8,8-14,3 lbs
Poodle, Fox Terrier, Bichon Frisé, Dachshund
48-56 cm 18.9-22 in
6,1-13kg 13,4-28,6 lbs
Pug, Welsh Corgi Pembroke, Beagle
56-64 cm 22-25 in
12,5-20kg 27,5-44,1 lbs
Portugese Water Dog, Cockerspaniel, French bulldog