Mesh fabric keeps your doggy comfy and cool.
American River dog harnesses are made from tightly woven mesh polyester to help keep your pup cool on walks. The fabric is lightweight and flexible for added comfort. Zigzag stitching is used for durability. The harness is machine washable.
Harness closes with Velcro closures AND a snap.
This pet harness closes with Velcro tabs and a heavy-duty plastic clip for double protection from your dog escaping. Twin D-rings connect to most standard leashes.
Step-in style for easy on and off.
A step-in dog harness means you put the harness on by slipping your pup’s paws through leg openings on the harness. This is an excellent choice if your doggy is head-shy and fearful of something being pulled over his or her head. FYI, the leg openings on this harness are large enough for the fluffiest of paws.
If your little doggy pulls on the leash, this harness safely directs the pressure to your doggy’s chest, not the throat. It's just one more reason so many people choose this harness. The choke-free design also makes this a good harness for use with car seat belts.
Sized just for small dogs.
We have hard to find XXS small harnesses for 2 to 3-pound dogs and puppies. This harness is a great choice for Yorkies, Chihuahuas, Yorkie-poos, Maltese, Shih Tzus, and other small breed dogs.
Choose from Black, Red, Cobalt Blue, Light Blue, Candy Pink, Paisley purple or Hunter Orange.
For added safety in your car, pair the harness with an adjustable seat belt leash.
Your pup's chest measurement should fall in between the chest measurement of the harness. Most returns are because the harness is too small, so if your dog is on the larger end of a size, it's best to go up to the next size.
If your dog is right in between sizes, you can order two harnesses and return the one that doesn’t fit for a refund. No problem at all.
XS Dog Harness
Chest: 9"-11" (Most Important)
Dogs and Puppies Weighing: 2 - 3 lbs.
Medium Dog Harness
Chest: 16"-19" (Most Important)
Dogs and Puppies Weighing: 11 - 16 lbs.
Large Dog Harness
Chest: 19"-21" (Most Important)
Dogs and Puppies Weighing: 16 - 25 lbs.
X-Large Dog Harness
Chest: 21"-24" (Most Important)
Dogs Weighing: 25 - 40 lbs.
2X-Large Dog Harness
Chest: 24"-27" (Most Important)
Dogs Weighing: 40 - 50 lbs.
Choosing the right size harness for your little dog.
Measure. Measure. Measure.
Your dog’s chest measurement is more important than weight when it comes to choosing the correct size harness. Think of it like pants for a human. You can’t pick out the right size pants if you only know someone’s weight.
Measure all the way around your dog’s chest, right behind the front legs. Your dog’s chest measurement should fall BETWEEN the chest measurements of the harness.
Sizing isn’t standard in the pet world. Size small in one brand isn’t always the same as a small in another brand.
The American River Harness is also available in the following color options:
I've had 3. I ordered 3 but i accidently ordered wrong size on 1 so actually 2. The first one was wonderful. There is a lot of gap at throat which is perfect uet it fit tight everywhere else. 1st one lasted a long time. The 2nd one however wore the velcro out withing 2 monts. By 3rd month it only was so loose my dog can pull out of it with ease. I wrote.them an email and noone bothered to respond.
Yes, fits good, good quality. Step in is great.
My puppy and I love this harness. She get excited when she sees it and loves when I put it on her.