THE BEST Doxie harness ever!!
I first purchased a Hug a Dog Harness, probably close to 20 years ago for my doxie, Sweetie ( she passed at nearly 20 in 2009). Shortly after she passed, we adopted 2 more doxies, who happened to be a little smaller than Sweetie, but we were able to put Sweetie's 2 harnesses to use, by putting them over their fleece sweaters. This worked perfectly!
We found we needed 2 smaller harnesses quickly that fit them without being used over another garment, but didn't have time to order & wait, so we bought a competitor's version at a retail store near our house. It was OK, but not nearly the same quality & function as the Hug a Dog.
We couldn't justify purchasing new ones since these worked OK.....Until one of my dogs managed to pull out of it, because the velcro gave way.
You see, the Hug A Dog has the added security buckle at the neck in case the velcro does pull apart, this guarantees the dog will not be able to pull out of the harness.
That did it! We ordered 2 of the mesh Hug a Dog Harnesses & wish we would have done it sooner. The fit is perfect, the neck safety buckle latch gives us piece of mind, there is plenty of reflective tape for good visibility, I was able to add a bright color as the trim for good visibility in the woods.
This is truly THE BEST harness made & all of the copy cats are just wanna be's.
Go with the original, it is the best!!!
Reviewed by: Denise Beard from Seattle on 6/1/2017