I love our big pup… all 90 pounds of him! We started taking Cannon on walks as soon as we got him last May to get him accustomed to walking on a leash from an early age. Once he reached about seventy pounds he got much too strong for me to take on walks. It was sad, because he needed the exercise and he loves walks, but I was drug behind him any time I attempted to take him out on a walk.
After a little research I discovered the biggest lifesaver: the PetSafe Easy Walk Harness! I found it at Petco and was a little skeptical at first, but this harness has turned out to be a miracle-worker. It is safe, comfortable, and allows me to take Cannon on walks anytime! The harness has a shoulder strap, belly strap, and chest strap with a ring to attach the leash to (pictured below); the design prevents your dog from being able to jerk forward, making walks with your dog doable and enjoyable (exactly as they should be)!
I would totally recommend this harness for anyone who has the least bit of difficulty walking your dog! Our 90 pound German Shepherd wears a large in the collar. I put the harness on immediately before we go on a walk and take it off directly after, so Cannon never has the opportunity to chew on it. Feel free to contact me if you have any other questions about the joys of raising a puppy!
Always and forever,