Choosing the Right Harness

Choosing the Right Harness

Whatever the adventure, Ruffwear harnesses are designed to take canine explorers where they want to go. They're built from a dog's perspective and offer solutions for everyday wear, training or leash pulling, or lift-and-assist.

Here's a quick overview of key features on our four most popular dog harnesses. Then, read below for more details to help you choose the harness that's best for your pup's needs.

Front Range Harness Comparison Chart Hi & Light Harness Comparison Chart Web Master Harness Comparison Chart Falgline Harness Comparison Chart

Front Range® Harness

A padded harness dogs can wear all day, every day.

  • Foam-padded construction for comfortable extended wear
  • Leash attachment point on the dog’s chest makes it a great training tool for dogs that pull
  • Side-release buckles for easy on/off



For all-day, everyday wear, our popular Front Range Harness is a great choice. It features two leash attachment points: One is an aluminum V-ring centered on the dog’s back for everyday walks and the other a reinforced webbing loop at the dog’s chest for teaching polite leash manners. With four points of adjustment, the Front Range Harness fits a range of dog shapes and sizes. Try our matching Front Range™ Leash for the complete set up.


Hi & Light™ Harness

A minimal, low-profile harness for fast and light pursuits.

  • Lightweight construction minimizes bulk
  • Debris-resistant liner
  • Side-release buckles for easy on/off



The Hi & Light Harness is our minimalist, low-profile harness option. This lightweight harness has a single leash attachment point on the back and offers four points of adjustment for a sleek, comfortable fit. The Hi & Light is scaled to fit even the smallest canine companions, with size offerings ranging from XXXS to L/XL. And the debris-resistant liner will shed dirt and fur, making the Hi & Light Harness a great option for any adventure, from neighborhood jaunts to running trails.

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Web Master™ Harness

A structured, multi-use harness with a handle and belly strap.

  • Ideal for hiking, scrambling and mobility assistance
  • Five points of adjustment and a belly strap for a secure fit
  • Foam-padded construction for comfortable extended wear



If adventures with your canine companion take you into challenging terrain or your dog can benefit from mobility assistance — our Web Master Harness is the solution. It’s a supportive, multi-use harness built for maneuvering and assisting dogs up and over obstacles. It’s also the harness of choice for many working dogs and amputee dogs. It has a handle on the back and five points of adjustment for a secure fit. Padded chest and belly straps make the Web Master comfortable for all-day use.

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Flagline™ Harness

A lightweight, multi-use harness with a handle and chest/belly panel.

  • Ideal for hiking, scrambling, mobility assistance, and fast and light pursuits
  • Six points of adjustment and easy on/off design
  • Three points of leash attachment – including one at the chest, good for redirecting dogs that pull on leash

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Flagline Harness Action

The Flagline Harness is a fast, light, and comfortable harness that keeps dogs in their flow, from scrambling in the backcountry to conquering everyday obstacles. A handle and load-dispersing chest/belly panel make for easy lift-and-assist in a nimble design good for all-day wear. High adjustability and easy on/off make the Flagline secure and accessible, giving dogs a little boost and a lot of freedom when the path ahead is anything but flat.

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Pursuing new heights or discovering new passions with our dogs sometimes calls for a Ruffwear specialty harness. They are designed with activity-specific applications in mind and meet unique needs. Here's a quick overview of harnesses inspired by and built for dogs who work, climb, travel, and jore by our side. You can click through for more information on each.

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