Top 5 Best Service Dog Vests and Harnesses for Working Dogs (2016)

Anyone can purchase this vest for their working dogs, therapy dogs, service dogs, S&R dogs, etc.
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The working dog vest is made of PVC backed denier fabric making it extra tough and durable. This vest will not be too hot for the dog to work in.
This Working Dog Vest was designed with function and comfort in mind for you and your working dog. It is available in 2 sizes and 4 colors.
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The features of this vest are many. Both the girth and chest straps are 1.5” in width with adjustable, side release buckles and have a man-made sheepskin cover. Your dog will be able to work many hours in comfort. There are 4 heavy welded D-rings on this vest. Two are for pulling such as are used in wheelchair movement. There are also 2 D-rings up by the handle. These can be used to hook your leash or line to and the two detachable 5”x 8” bags can be attached on these front D-rings. I felt a measure of relief working in the deep woods during hunting season with a bright orange vest on the two dogs.
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Our padded harness vest and S&R style K9 vest are some of our more popular options, and we also carry multiple styles of vests for your small dog. Our tiny dog vests are available in mesh as well as reflective materials, allowing for maximum protection and visibility for your four legged friend. To cater to large working dogs, we offer mesh and style vests in multiple sizes, including extra-large.First there is the . This one is made for all your littlest companions. Most of the dogs that would use this vest would fall into the teacup, toy, or mini range with a chest girth of 11″-24″ which spans all 4 sizes available. This is your most basic mesh vest. It can be used for , , or . A patch can be added to clarify what type of working dog is wearing the vest. The material is very lightweight though still durable. IT is also edged in reflective material to help make your dog more visible.1. If you don't already know where to get a vest, then odds are you shouldn't be getting one anyway. There's a lot more to a service dog than the outfit it wears. It typically takes 18-24 months to fully train a service dog. While individuals are permitted to train their own service dog, that doesn't mean they are automatically capable. If you do not already have experience doing advanced training with working dogs, then you do not have sufficient experience to train a service dog on your own. You need to hire a pro, and that pro can direct you to dog supply resources. If you are determined to fake, then you can find fake vests in dozens of places on the internet with a very basic search and don't need to be asking us.Making sure that people clearly know you have a working dog is such a benefit to you and your . A t is an easy way to convey that information to those you may encounter as part of your life and travels. These service dog vests do the job in style with the comfort of your animal in focus.Next, let’s look at the . This one is like the Tiny Service Dog Cape Vest, just in a larger size. This one is for dogs with a chest girth of 26″-34″ and comes in 2 size options. Like the smaller version, it is made of high quality, lightweight mesh trimmed in reflective material. One of the most attractive features about this basic vest is the cost since this one is going to be at the lowest price point. This is really a determining factor for some, especially when working from a budget.On the top back section of this vest is a Hook and Loop closing vinyl window pocket to put your dog's ID Badge. This window pocket will fit all ID Badges made by ActiveDogs. The handle is a loop large enough for easy access and is also covered in manmade sheepskin for comfort. There are 4 places on the vest that have attached reflective webbing for night safety. The vest is padded, lined and all the seams are cover bound. It comes with 4 patches of your choice (regular patches, not spec. patches). This vest also works well with the 3 snap reflective pulling leash - which is helpful for those with a wheelchair (leash item number is ).