What Size Harness for a Bernese Mountain Dog Needed?
Bernese Mountain Dog range from 70 to 100 pounds, some are even over 115 pounds, so there is no universal size and you have to measure your pup and to follow the instructions of harness manufacturer. There are two main measurements: neck and chest girth (in the widest part of your dog’s rib cage). Then compare the results with harness manufacture's sizing chart and you will see the right size. For adults it is XL size in most cases, but not always. A harness should be snug on your Bernese Mountain Dog’s body, and you have to be able to put two fingers between the straps and the dog's body
Why Harness for Bernese Mountain Dog doesn't Work
When choosing a harness, pay attention not only to the size, but also when and how your Berner will wear it: for walking, to stop pulling, for hiking, for training, as a safety car harness. As there are differences between them, and the wrong type will lead to inconvenience and will not fulfil its functions
What Dog Harness is Best to Stop Pulling?
There are harnesses with one or two attachment clips. The one on the chest is specially designed to stop your dog from pulling
Can a Dog Wear a Harness All Day?
In fact, it is not convenient for a dog to wear a harness all day long. We recommend to wear it only during walks or car trips. If you need a supervision over your dog during the rest of the day, it is better to use a collar. But if you choose a padded and breathable harness you can leave on a dog for longer time