RV stairs can be steep and treacherous for humans with mobility issues, but when your physically challenged dog has trouble getting in and out of the rig, those steps can be difficult for both of you. Before you throw your back out or slip off the stairs while helping your dog, consider trying a mobility harness for RVing dogs. You won’t leave your furry co-pilot behind ever again.
Can you lift your dog in and out of the RV?
The Webmaster Harness for RVing Dogs
When we hit the road with our three-legged dog Jerry, we knew the RV steps would be a problem for our aging pup. That’s when we discovered how useful the Ruffwear Webmaster Harness could be for him, and us.
A harness like this helps you help your dog get around.
Originally designed for search and rescue dogs, the Webmaster harness is an all-purpose, all-season dog mobility harness for RVing trips. Whether your dog is having trouble with RV stairs because of aging, a recent surgery or other physical issues, the Webmaster harness saves your back by allowing you to gently lift your dog into and out of the RV and other vehicles, especially those with high clearances.
The Webmaster harness will save your back.
The harness is made of:
- Two fleece-lined, padded chest and belly straps
- Sturdy webbing straps and assistance handle
- Five adjustable fitting points to accommodate dogs of all sizes and shapes
- Generous ergonomic cut that’s comfortable for all dogs
- Breathable, mesh lining those hot days in the sun
The Webmaster is also a great alternative to a traditional dog collar. It allows for better distribution of pulling force to prevent choking. This harness is ideal for dogs who just need a little bit of assistance. While it won’t actually support your physically-challenged dog, what it does do is enable you to gently guide and lift your dog when he or she needs a bit of a hand.
A Custom Dog Harness for More Challenged Canines
For those dogs who need much more assistance, consider trying a Custom Pet Support Suit by Animal Suspension Technologies. This Made-in-America dog harness is a comfortable piece of dog gear that allows you to easily lift and hoist your dog in and out of the RV. Since it’s built to your dog’s exact sizing, you know you’ll get a fit like no other harness available.
Get a perfect fit with a custom harness for RVing dogs.
When our current dog Wyatt (also an amputee) recently had another adventure in eating inappropriate objects, he needed stomach surgery to save his life. With a 3” belly incision and high on painkillers, we put Wyatt’s Custom Pet Support Suit on at the vet’s office and had no problems getting him into our 4×4 pickup truck or high clearance fifth wheel trailer with flipped axles.
Here’s some more information about the Custom Pet Support Suit:
- Custom made for each dog
- Great for dogs with odd-sized bodies
- Full torso wrap with Velcro closure for a perfect fit
- Adjustable easy-off, easy-on handles
- Optional shoulder strap eliminates need to stoop and hoist dog
Harnesses allow big dogs to get into high clearance trucks.
As our pets live longer, they’re able to enjoy more adventures than ever before thanks to inventive products like these. If you have a favorite piece of gear or harness for RVing dogs, we’d love to hear about them.