What is the best dog harness for a Cavalier?

What is the best dog harness for a Cavalier?

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a loving, notable family dog with a long, flowy coat of fur and standing at about 13 inches high, if that high. These short fur babies are known to be intelligent, adoring, and loyal to their owners and family.

According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), “Cavaliers may be aristocrats, but they gladly descend from their royal high horse for a backyard frolic or a squirrel chase. They get along nicely with children and other dogs. Adaptable Cavaliers do equally well with active owners and homebodies' they can be upbeat athletes or shameless couch potatoes, depending on an owner's lifestyle.”

If you find your Cavalier pup is quite the opposite of a couch potato and has a lot of energy to spare, walks are going to be frequent. To ensure the health of your fur baby Cavalier, walks are an important staple in any dog’s life; no matter the breed.

When you’re walking a Cavalier dog, however, you might run into some challenges with walking gear and walking accessories. Their impressive coat can be an obstacle when it comes to collars and step-in harnesses. 

That’s why Joyride Harness is the #1 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog harness pick.

What are the benefits to this harness?

  • Durable quality that is machine-wash safe
  • No pressure around the dog's neck, minimizing the risks of tracheal collapse
  • Secure buckle
  • Better control of pullers (no-pull dog harness)
  • Works great with 2-in-1 Leash & Seatbelt Combo for car rides
  • Three rings for different leash and seatbelt attachment points
  • Can still be worn with a dog collar
  • Lightweight but with plenty of padding
  • Breathable mesh for long walks
  • Reflective straps and stitching for night visibility

Getting the most efficient walking experience with Joyride Harness is all in the fit!

How To Get The Right Fit

You can use our "By Weight" size chart or you can use our "By Girth" size chart. When you receive your harness in the mail, the first thing you'll do is put it on your Cavalier, buckling one strap behind their front legs (under their chest) and using the velcro strap across the front of the dog's chest. You'll then turn your focus to the adjustment straps. The durable mesh design of the harness allows you to tighten the straps at the adjustable points to mold to a perfect fit of your Cavalier.

In the case that you got the wrong size harness for your Cavalier, exchanges are FREE (for U.S./domestic only). You can find more information on exchanges at this link.

What do Cavalier dog owners think about Joyride Harness?

We've shared with you countless dog owner reviews from customers with puppies, small dogs, health issues with concerns of their dog's neck, small dogs and big dogs that pull, service dogs, and more. Now, we're sharing with you real Joyride Harness customer testimonials explaining why this harness is the best harness for Cavaliers. Cavalier puppy owners and adult Cavalier owners, take a look at these!

Debra S. - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

“I ordered the medium star pink all-in-one harness for Lady, our 32 pound King Charles Cavalier because it looked so strong and beautiful and had a handle.  We are not disappointed!!  She is very active when not napping.  We don’t worry about her backing out of the harness and the handle is very helpful in assisting her in and out of the truck for her beach playtime.   While wearing the harness she can easily still hunt for anything that blows in the wind.”

Gail S. - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

“My Cavalier, Bentley, loves this Harness. It’s so much more comfortable than others and I love the fit & quality. I bought a purple size M as he’s a large Cavalier. It gives him plenty of room. Thank you for a great product!”

Jeanne M. - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

“My cavaliers think they are sled dogs in Alaska. They pull and pull and if they see a neighbor it’s even worse.  Since wearing the Joyride harnesses, they are much calmer walking. It’s a pleasure to take them for walks now with their cute harnesses.

Pat B. - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

“I love the Joyride Harness.  We love our walks and especially at night with the reflectors on the harness.  Reggie looks adorable in his harness and I have total control over my 6 month old Cavalier who's nickname is Rocket Man, because he is always going at full speed.  I highly recommend Joyride Harness.  I will always have one on Reggie!  Thank you for making this harness.”

Anita V. - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

“This harness is not only perfectly functional, it is very attractive receiving many compliments. Apollo is our 10 year old Cavalier King Charles. If you’re hesitating in buying this harness, please don’t. You will not be disappointed! It is so well-made and I am certain that you will just love it and so will your fur baby!”

These are just a few of our customers’ submitted reviews. You can view all submitted reviews by checking out this page. You’ll find a healthy combination of honest reviews! Bonus? You can search by breed with our updated review features! We also have more blog posts that round-up reviews based on different dog types for your convenience.

Additionally, if you have sizing questions you can always reach our team through the contact form on our website if the sizing charts provided on this page do not suffice! You’ll find two charts available for sizing reference based on weight and girth measurements.

Want more? Feel free to follow us on Instagram at @joyrideharness and take a look at more furbaby photos! New to Joyride Harness and need some help picking the right size for your doggo? We have a detailed informational blog post that you can check out: Click Here To View

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