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I need to get Lacey a harness that fits. I have an xxs Hip doggie and its still really big on her. Anyone have any guidance as to where I can get a harness for her?....I need one that will fit an 8-9 inch chest.

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I had the same problem with Bella and still often do. I had to end up making her one when she was younger..I bought her a Puppia one and it was even too big. However, I did find her one at Petsmart that fit. It was adjustable so I just put it to the smallest size..Also, how about a ferret harness? Haha, when I went shopping for Bella, I was tempted to buy on because they are pretty small!

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Jade's chest is 8 inches, and the only harness that fits her is the XS Pinkaholic. But it has to be the ones that are lined. The XS Puppia will be WAY to big.


 

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The second and third link in Paula's post should work in an XS.
 

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Once her chest gets to about 9 to 10 inches the XS Step in Puppia should fit good. It only comes in the Mesh style, though.
 

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I used a cat harness for Billy and Pepper when they were tiny, I hear a ferret or rabbit harness will work, too.
 

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Jade's chest is 8 inches, and the only harness that fits her is the XS Pinkaholic. But it has to be the ones that are lined. The XS Puppia will be WAY to big.


Thanks for the visual!!! Jade is so cute :)

Thanks everyone for the recommendations. Ill search for the Puppia Pinkaholic harness! I may take a trip to petco tomorrow and check out those ferret harnesses too :)
 

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I tried a ferret harness, but didn't like how far it comes down on their tummy. Instead of fitting at the chest, it fits at the "tuck." I guess it's preference. It just seemed "cumbersome." But honestly, the Pinkaholic will seem "bulky" too. I don't know that there is a "perfect" harness when they are teensie. You could get Parkavenuedogs to custom fit her, or even a custom fit vest harness. I have a few different things, but always use the Pinkaholic.
 

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I tried a ferret harness, but didn't like how far it comes down on their tummy. Instead of fitting at the chest, it fits at the "tuck." I guess it's preference. It just seemed "cumbersome." But honestly, the Pinkaholic will seem "bulky" too. I don't know that there is a "perfect" harness when they are teensie. You could get Parkavenuedogs to custom fit her, or even a custom fit vest harness. I have a few different things, but always use the Pinkaholic.
That's the problem Im having....the harness comes down too far on her tummy. Its like her body isnt long enough for them. The xxs hip doggie....even tho its says its for a 1-3 pound dog...its too long:confused:

I really like the Pinkaholic and ebay has one of the furry ones in xs :)
 

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That's the problem Im having....the harness comes down too far on her tummy. Its like her body isnt long enough for them. The xxs hip doggie....even tho its says its for a 1-3 pound dog...its too long:confused:

I really like the Pinkaholic and ebay has one of the furry ones in xs :)
Yeah, with Lacey being so little bitty, it will be hard to find things right now that fit just right. Even if she makes it to 3 lbs. it will still be hard. If she reaches 3 lbs. the XS Step in Puppia will fit, but will still be "saggy." It fits just right on 3.5 lbs. There really isn't many clothes that fit that small either. :/ I think you'll be happy with the XS Pinkaholic until she grows some. It measures at an 8 inch chest. It will seem kinda bulky on her, but everything will. I think it's about 2.5 to 3 inches in length on the back. So it shouldn't be too long. Out of all the things I've tried, it's my favorite. If you get one let me know how you like it.

PS~ I think the measurements listed for the XS Pinkaholic says 9 in. chest, but it won’t fit much past 8 inches.
 

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I have a tinsy pink ferret harness that goes around the neck and chest. I got it at petsmart. If you want I can measure it and send it to you. I'll try to get a picture and post it.
 

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Sorry for the terrible photos. The neck goes down to 5.5 inches and the body is 8, it is snug on Kashi and she's a little over a pound.
 

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Sorry for the terrible photos. The neck goes down to 5.5 inches and the body is 8, it is snug on Kashi and she's a little over a pound.
that's a ferrett harness? Its sooo cute!!! Lacey's neck is 5.5" and her chest is 8"....and she is 1lb 11 oz. But if Kashi is a little over a pound too....it may be tight on Lacey as well:confused:
 

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I used a ferret harness on both Yoshi and Chibi when they were tiny :) There are several different types of harness for ferrets and we used the one that was like a really thin jersey material with holes in it.
 

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The neck gets looser, but the chest doesn't get much bigger. I think thats the problem with the ferret ones, ferrets are the same measurement around the whole length of their bodies. They had a few different ones at Petsmart. Some looked like the puppia type harnesses only small and some looked like clothes/vest ones. They are actually easy to make if you have any experience with sewing. I copied the ferret harness and added a few inches to make a dress and I am by no means a seamstress.
 

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I just bought a ferret harness for my little girl that isn't quite 2lbs and it fits perfectly. It was only $8.00 at petsmart.
 

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Fiddle had the 9inch harness from Park Ave Dogs - when it was a bit big we just tightened it by closing it on the next snap
 
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