Stop That Dog! The 11 Best (No Pull) Harness Solutions in the UK

Tired of having your arm nearly pulled out of its socket, it's not much fun is it?

Even if it’s a small breed, they still seem to have some type of super strength as soon as they smell fresh air they pull! Which is why is this epic no pull dog harness we breakdown all the top anti pull harnesses and show you how to stop a dog pulling on the lead once and for all.

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Having a dog that pulls every step is horrible. We hear you 100% we’ve been there, I am pleased to say we solved our problem, after a lot of research into anti pull dog leads we manged to find more than 1 that we would recommend.

No matter which non pull option one you choose, all these UK dog harnesses will reduce the strain on the dog’s neck and the amount of pulling on your arm! 

It’s a win win! 

Reviews of the Top Products in 2019

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Rabbitgoo No Pull Harness

  • Safety features
  • Soft padding for comfort 
  • Great quality

3.5 out of 4

Adjustable No Pull Harness

  • Durable
  • Soft material
  • Reflective stitching

3.5 out of 4

Non Pull Harness

  • Value for money
  • Adjustable
  • Lightweight

3 out of 4

Embark Pull Harness

  • Comfortable
  • Money back guarantee  
  • Lightweight

3.5 out of 4

Halti Anti Pull Harness

  • Padded comfort
  • Good value
  • Lightweight

3.5 out of 4

Fit Into Everyway Pull Harness

  • Use in car
  • Padded chest area 
  • 2 leash attachments 

3.5 out of 4

Chaos Harness

  • Great quality
  • Adjustable 
  • Made in UK
  • Anti Pull

3.5 out of 4

Red Harness

  • Reflective
  • Simple to use 
  • Pet walker recommended 

3.5 out of 4

PYRUS Harness

  • Ergonomic design
  • Reflective
  • Lightweight

1.5 out of 4

Lifepul Harness

  • Good quality
  • Good value
  • Quick release buckle

3.5 out of 4

PYRUS  Harness

  • Training guide
  • Value for money
  • Quality material

3 out of 4


This video gives some great tips on training a pooch not to pull on a lead, but a non-pulling belt is the safest option.


11 Best anti pull harness reviews

Small Breed with a Rabbitgoo control

1. Rabbitgoo Adjustable Reflective

This comfortable non pull mesh kit for canines that pull by Rabbitgoo is easy to put on and take off. It has 2 leash attachments one on the back and one on the chest. Reflective straps ensure your pet's safety and are ideal for walking at night. There is also a strong handle that a seat belt can be pulled through when in a car.

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2. Adjustable Pet Vest

This stylish and comfortable no pull dog leash is one of the best available on the market. It comes in a variety of colours in a range of sizes and has 2 points of attachments for a lead. Adjustable, it can also be used as a restraint when travelling in a car.

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    Soft edges to prevent rubbing
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    Durable

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    Chest strap can be short on some breeds
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3. Company of Animals

Dog leads ideal for small dogs up to medium-sized breeds this harness stops pulling by using the “squeeze and lift” theory, a sliding security lock prevents the harness from becoming too tight and the patented mesh chest panels allow for unrestricted movement and comfort.

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    Adjustable
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    Awkward to put on
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    Long cord which attaches to lead flaps around when running off lead
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4. Embark Active 

Searches for non pull products will undoubtedly throw up this high-quality one by Embark Pets. Strong, comfortable and offering a 100% satisfaction guarantee it is especially good for large and giant breeds like Rottweilers, Bullmastiffs and Newfoundlands.

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    Comfortable padding
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    No-pull front lead attachment

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HALTI RED PULLING HARNESS

5. HALTI DOG CONTROL

Perfect for of all sizes even puppies this belt stops a pooch pulling with a front lead attachment. It comes with a fully comprehensive training guide and is ideal for those dog’s who don’t like to wear a head collar. For maximum control use with the Halti training lead.

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    Padded for comfort
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    Comes with dog training manual

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    Strap around chest may rub against front legs
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    Buckle could be stronger
YELLOW FRONT SIDE HARNESS

6. FIT INTO EVERYWAY 

With over 550, 5* star reviews this is definitely one of the best rated Non pull dog belt for small dogs as well as large ones. This set comes with a comfortable sturdy kit, plus matching lead. The reflective stitching keeps Fido safe at night and it comes in 3 colours.

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    2 leash attachments
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    Padding in chest area
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    Can be used in a car

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    Can be fiddly to adjust once on
RED EASY TO WALK NO PULL HARNESS

7. LIKE EASY WALK 

Designed to stop canines that pull using a front lead attachment this adjustable harness by Chaos is easy to use and is manufactured in the UK using top quality fittings. It comes in a range of sizes and is fantastic value for money.

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    Made in the UK

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mUTI cOLOURED NO CHOKE HARNESS

8. No Choke Front Leading 

This dog harness is Made with strong polypropylene webbing the manufacturers, Walk Your Dog With Love, claim this is the best front-leading tackle for dogs that pull. It comes in a wide range of sizes and from 3 -113kg and no less than 8 great colours.

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    Reflective
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    Simple to use

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    Better for medium to large breeds
GREYHOUND WITH A FULL CONTROL BODY HARNESS

9. PYRUS Soft Reflective Leash for Walking

This non pulling strap by Pyrus offers comfort, style and control for all breeds and the ergonomic design make it easy to put on and take off. Made with quality materials it is extremely durable and great value for money.

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RETRIEVER WITH VEST HARNESS

10. Lifepul(TM) Vest

This non pull dog leash is made from durable nylon material with soft padding underneath, this Non pull dog lead is not only comfortable to wear but prevents too much pressure on the neck. It comes in 4 sizes from small to XL and has a handy loop on the back for greater control.

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    Quick release buckle

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    Only one leash attachment
mIKKI TRAINING HARNESS

11. Mikki Training with Reflective Collar

The Mikki Anti Pull Strap will stop your pup pulling and is ideal for nervous breeds, short nose breeds, and those with delicate facial features. It comes complete with a reflective adjustable collar 'easy-fit' snap lock and can even be worn around the waist for hands-free walks.

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    Over 380, 5* reviews
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    Includes training guide
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    Value for money

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    Bit fiddly to put on
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    May rub forelegs

Why They Do It 

Many owners believe that when a pooch forges ahead it shows a lack of respect and he is trying to be the leader of the pack, especially with large breeds,  this is simply not true there are 3 reasons canines pull.

The main reasons

Firstly, animals walk a lot quicker than us, so they are only doing what comes naturally, secondly, they are a practical species, they continue doing something if it works and pulling gets them where they want to go quicker.

The third and most common reason they pull is they have never been trained to walk on a loose leash. The good news is; certain equipment can help and a harness that stops pulling makes a walk in the park much less frustrating. 

Why you need to stop pulling

Being pulled off your feet every time you take your canine companion for a stroll is no fun, but it can also be dangerous.

There are a number of powerful canines that would benefit from a no pull dog harness, these include:

It's no fun being dragged

A large powerful breed can easily pull someone into the path of a passing vehicle causing an accident and research has shown that constant pressure on the neck can cause serious issues for your pooch.

Why? Many people presume a dog’s neck is much stronger than a human, and while they do have bigger necks compared to their overall weight, they are very similar.

Both contain the jugular vein, trachea, spinal column and thyroid gland in the same places, that’s a lot of organs which could potentially be damaged by a tight collar and I know I wouldn’t fancy being jerked around by the neck for a couple of hours every day.

Health issues & Injuries can happen:

Will an Anti Pull Collar Help 

In most cases it will, the success rate of the anti pulling dog collars is excellent and most reviews say that pulling has reduced significantly. 

What’s the safest?

The answer is;  one that fits correctly and offers no chance of escape, that’s why it is essential to make sure you check the measurements and adjust any straps for a snug fit. A dog harness which is too big even with when they pull slightly is an accident waiting to happen.

We hope this article has been useful and shown you the best no pull harness and how to put on a dog harness easily.

So, What's the Best to Buy?

After some serious research and reviews we think the Rabbitgoo dog harness is the best and would be our choice for Gorge who is a medium sized dog. Dog leads to stop pulling are not really ideal and you will see a remarkable difference by getting a proper anti pull harness. 

Alternatives

We've heard really good things about the following non pull dog leads and harnesses.

1) Sporn harnesses  

The Sporn non pull harness has eleastic covering and mesh that covers the dogs chest making for easy movement. It's pretty cool as some harnesses can be restrictive. We will certianly be researching alittle more soon into the collars and leads offered by Sporn.

2) Martingale Harnesses

Wereve heard the Martingale style harness is amazing for older dogs and very simple to use. It involves no lifting of the legs, so for dogs with arthritis this harness is a solid option.

3) Freedom Non Pull Harness

The Freedom harness has a cool control loop on the back of the neck that does a great job at discouraging pulling. From what we seen they are cheaper options but maybe they are not a good as this 


How To Move Forward

Dog harnesses are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to collars. Firstly, they are a lot kinder (especially on breeds that pull) with no neck pressure, preventing the risk of injury and health issues. They are very useful if you need to help your pooch get around for example lifting into the car as they get older and they also give you much greater control over your pooch when walking.

There are a huge variety to choose from, so do your research to see which best fits your requirements.

John Devlin
 

Husband, father and avid dog lover. Currently the proud owner of George a pedigree Golden Retriever that barely leaves my side. However, cute this sounds a little break from the dog hairs every now and then would be nice!

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