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Old 01-23-2013, 09:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Agitation Collar recommendation

I'm leaning towards the leerburg
Leerburg | Leather Dog Harnesses
But the snaps make me nervous.... I'd prefer the trigger snaps

In my researching threads I saw several recommendations for the Bridgeport
https://www.bridgeportequipment.com/...?productId=102

I'm not afraid of spending $120 on a harness, but is the leerburg one worth it?
I'm open for suggestions
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I would go with Bridgeport, very good quality and the price is great. You won't wear it out, thats for sure...so no reason to go uber priced.
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Yoschi would fit into a medium now but will need a large soon enough... is it not that big of a deal to buy one a bit too large and have him grow into it?
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Leather Harness with Side Release Buckle
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I agree with Jane on the Bridgeport. That's what I have. I got Nikon a large and he's on the smaller side for male GSDs (he's 4 years old and 70-75lbs). He started wearing it when he was about 5 months. I may have punched another hole in the leather straps, but since it's an agitation harness it doesn't matter if it fits loose.
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Ray Allen one looks intriguing for the same price as the Bridgeport .... is the quick release all that necessary or even necessary at all?
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Most people actually use the tracking harness for protecting (it has the chest pad). I think it's a little cheaper.

https://www.bridgeportequipment.com/...x?productId=96
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is the quick release all that necessary or even necessary at all?
it's a pain to buckle it in each time. Quick snap is easier for putting on and taking off.
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I prefer the buckle(just seems safer), and have the one Lies linked. Karlo has the large, and wore it at 4 months, still fits now. I have it loaned out right now, have been trying to get it back for a couple weeks!
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Thanks for the replies.... my Yoschi is really developing a strong prey drive .... my trainer also said he has one of the best "show dog" barks in a pup his age that he has trained.... he said most show dogs won't bark when in prey mode.... so far so good
A harness is definitely the next needed item on our quest...
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