Medium, dogs up to 50 lbs. Large, dogs 50-75 lbs. X-large, dogs 75+ lbs.
Overall: 4.2 / 5 based on 106 reviews
89 of 106 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Keeping the Family Together -
By: CamilleLouise from Montclair, New Jersey
We found this just in time as our 12 year old Golden developed nerve degeneration. We were carrying him upstairs and it was stressful and difficult for us all. This is very well designed for its purpose and made solidly. It works like a charm enabling the family to be together, A tip: shift the front handle forward while keeping the back one perpendicular. Be careful that the panel doesn't get in the way of the piddler though. Once again this proves that Orvis is THE place for dog accessories.
By: flocki from Ogden, UT
I used this harness for my 120 pound Great Pyrenees who had knee surgery to help her navigate three steps and walk outside. The two handles made it possible for me to hold her up by myself and get enough weight of her back end. The harness adjusts well and is lightweight but sturdy.
Saves the Day For Buddy! -
This product has made it possible for me to assist my 15 year old springer spaniel with using the stairs. The sturdy construction provides a comfortable fit and a strong zipper keeps the harness firmly around him. Four large metal rings attached to two sturdy handles allow me to give him the support he needs when he stumbles. So far, no falls!
Seems fit for purpose and well made -
By: GinnyMay from Wales, UK
Was a bit doubtful whether the medium might be a bit large for our fairly dainty elderly cocker spaniel but it fits OK with the straps nearly fully tightened. Could have done with a diagram to show which way to put it on, not absolutely clear. After a short trial at home, I think it will be useful to help her up to our daughter's 4th floor flat, which is why I bought it (although not very big, she's too heavy for me to carry up 4 flights of steps, I'm fairly puffed just getting myself up there!)
Worth the money -
By: StuartW from Manhattan, NYC
Carrying a 100b 14 year old arthritic dog up and down stairs isn't much fun. With this harness it becomes easier for myself and most importantly my dog. It makes visiting places with stairs much easier, which means I can bring my friend to more places keeping him active and involved despite his age. Highly recommended.
lift harness for older dogs -
By: lpn04750 from Attleboro Massachusetts
I like the construction of the vest/harness and it is easy to get on and off. I do wish that it came with 2 handles to lift your senior citizen. It is a little awkward using a leash and a handle...
Wonderful Product -
By: Sandra316 from Little Falls, NJ
Our Rio (rottie-chow mix) is 10 years old. She had ACL operations in 2008 and 2010. We tried something similar to this, but it was so much more a "contraption," we could not use it, way too cumbersome. THIS one is sleek, easy to handle, I might get another to keep upstairs so we are always prepared! It achieves exactly what I wanted. Intend to keep it on her more often than not, but right now weather is too warm. I think she actually likes the security of it when it's on, even without our using it. This is a real blessing.
Good quality and sturdy harness -
I bought this for my older dog to help him get into the car or up the stairs. It's not cheap but compared to other products it is very well made and sturdy. Once the straps were adjusted it's quite easy to put on as well.
By: tripie from dorset
I bought this harness for my aged labrador .It is brilliant,for helping her up stairs or in and out of the car.The more I put it on her the easier it becomes.Only one small thing is it slips down her front legs so have added a small bit of strap,to hold in place.