Sir's harness came today!

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  1. DJEtzel

    DJEtzel New Member

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    It's almost a little small... I'm hoping as he fills out it will lay right or break in well.

    We're heading out in the snow with it today! :D

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    And just a cute picture from today for good measure.

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    Barb04 Love my pets Staff Member

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    I've never seen a harness like that before. Let us know how you like it.
     
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    Keechak Aussie Obssessed

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    It's called an X-back harness, you can't buy them in pet stores because they are a specialty harness made for dogs who pull things like scooters, bikes, sleds, and trikes.
     
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    Looking good, little man!
     
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    Seems to be comfortable on him so far! We went out and started working on some directions at the end of a leash last night and he did pretty good.

    My local pet store actually carries xback harnesses, but none fit Sir quite right, so I went ahead and custom ordered one to make sure it would fit. :)
     
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    And that would be why you usually don't see them sold commercially, having three "funky-fit" dogs here I know how it goes (don't even talk to me about finding sweaters for a Dachshund!).

    Dang that's a nice one! Seeing photo's of people Skijoring with their dogs right now has me a bit jealous, I don't even have skis that fit! One of these days...*daydreams*
     
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    DJEtzel New Member

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    I agree... they have a small selection, and would probably fit Sir better if he was more filled out, fit Recon OK except in length... two long-backed dogs so I will have to custom order theirs, too.

    Don't worry, I don't have skis at all! I was hoping to get a sled this winter, but couldn't afford a new one and couldn't get in on any online used sales... so we're training directions now/getting used to pulling with a kid's sled, and we'll start bikjoring/scootering in the spring... I think Sir will be better suited to running in the warmer months anyway. ;)
     
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    very nice! I would like to some ski joring with some of mine later down the line :)
     
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    DJEtzel New Member

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    Thanks!

    It definitely seems like a lot of fun... any kind of pulling/joring. I don't see a lot of difference between them all, but I'm sure the more competitive types might? :confused:
     
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    Oh I love him! He's so handsome. :) His harness and collar looks great on him too. :D
     
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    DJEtzel New Member

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    Thank you! Love that collar for him. I got it from Ella's Lead in late December and it's holding up surprisingly well!
     

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