5 benefits of harnesses for your pugs

5 benefits of harnesses for your pugs

When it comes to walking your pug, choosing the right product is crucial for their safety and comfort. While collars are a common choice, harnesses offer several advantages that make them a better option for your pugs - we've set out a number of reasons why you should consider a harness for your pug:

1. Improved Comfort and Reduced Strain

Pugs are known for their unique body structure, characterised by short snouts and stocky frames. Unfortunately, these features make them prone to breathing difficulties and can put strain on their necks when using a collar. Harnesses distribute the pressure evenly across the chest and shoulders, reducing the risk of injury and discomfort. With a harness, you can ensure your pug walks comfortably without compromising their well-being.

2. Enhanced Control and Reduced Pulling

Pugs, despite their small size, can be strong-willed and like all dogs, may become a little over excited on a walk and start to pull! Collars can put excessive pressure on their necks, leading to discomfort or potential injury. Harnesses provide better control by redirecting the force to the body, minimising the chances of neck strain. This feature is particularly beneficial for pugs, helping to manage their pulling behaviour and making walks more enjoyable for you and your pooch.

3. Preventing Tracheal Damage

The respiratory system of pugs is delicate, making them prone to tracheal problems. Traditional collars combined with pulling on a walk can exacerbate these issues. By opting for a harness, you can avoid potential damage to your pug's trachea, allowing them to breathe more freely and reducing the risk of respiratory complications.

4. Support for Back and Spine:

Pugs may have a higher risk of developing back and spinal issues due to their compact build. A harness that wraps around the chest and back offers additional support to their body structure, such as the adjustable mesh harnesses and step in harnesses, minimising strain on their spine. This added care can be particularly beneficial for pugs with pre-existing conditions or the wiser, more senior pugs.

5. Added Safety Features

The Neon Moon harnesses come with D ring for lead and ID tag attachment. The Collections are brightly coloured for visibility during walks and all strength tested to withstand even the most forceful of weights. With a harness, you can have peace of mind knowing that your pug is both comfortable and safe.

In conclusion, it is important to make the right decision when choosing what you use on walks with your pug. The Neon Moon harnesses are designed to ensure their comfort, well-being, and safety - in bright & bold patterns to stand out from the pack. By investing in a well-fitting and high-quality Neon Moon harness, you can provide your pug with improved comfort, enhanced control, and better overall health. 

Make the switch to a harness today and give your pug the love and care they deserve during every walk. Why not take a look at our harness range and find the right collection for your pug?