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to stop pulling

Benefits of the Mekuti Balance Harness (when used with a double-ended lead)

  • Prevent and stop your dog pulling on the lead without using force.

  • Gently improve control, speed and direction.

  • Reduce reactivity towards other dogs and traffic etc.

  • Improves posture which can reduce back and shoulder problems for both the dog and the handler!

Made in Great Britain
  • Fully adjustable to make the perfect fit for any type or size of dog. It is comfortable for the dog and secure.

  • Recommended by trainers to assist with general training and to stop pulling. The system does not replace your trainer — it helps them help you to train your dog.

  • Promotes even muscle development which can help with a dog's recovery from injury or hip dysplasia.

  • Read about customer experiences on our Review Page.

This page is where you buy the Mekuti Balance Harness by itself.

Please use this link to buy a Mekuti Harness and Lead together as a 'set'

Buying the standard set saves £2 off the combined price and saves the risk of extra postage if you need to buy the lead later. The leads we supply in the Mekuti Balance Harness & Lead Set are designed specifically to be used with the size of harness they relate to for comfort of the dog and the dog walker, as there are different lead lengths and widths for different size harnesses.

You can of course choose to have a different style lead to the one provided in our standard sets, but you will have to order the harness by itself and the lead seperately.

For instance the Large Clip 3/4" Leads feature large trigger hooks on both ends and are possibly more suitable for the heavier set dog that don't fit into a Large Harness, alternatively some people choose to use a 1" lead with their medium harness though the lead doesn't feed through the rings quite as freely as the optimum 3/4". Similarly you may wish to have a longer lead with your harness – the double-ended lead lengths are 2m, 2.5m and 3m and they are all available in all the colours.

PLEASE NOTE: in order to obtain the full benefits of the Mekuti Balance Harness, it must be used with a suitable double-ended lead (one of the end clips and swivel MUST be able to EASILY fit through a metal ring 1" in diameter on the Small, Medium and Large harnesses and 1/2" for the Mini harness) this is especially important for our Small and Medium harnesses because most other manufacturers use a differently designed trigger hook. It is cheaper to buy a set and return an unwanted lead than it is to buy the lead seperately.

Matching collars are also available!


The Mekuti Balance Harness is FULLY ADJUSTABLE within the size range you choose for your dog. It can be adjusted on the Neck Straps, the Chest Strap and the Barrel Straps, around the ribs, to make the perfect fit for any breed, type, size or shape of dog.

To find the correct size for your dog, measure around the rib cage.

Ferdy in small dog harness

Mekuti Balance Harness only

Harness onlyMini (13" – 17")

Only available in Black or Red






Medium dog harness

Harness onlySmall (17" – 23")


Harness onlyMedium (20" – 30")


Harness onlyLarge (25" – 35")


Available in 7 different colours. (See colours below)

You can buy your harness with our recommended lead as a SET on the Harness Set page or buy the lead in a style and colour of your choice on the Double-Ended Leads page

Size : (What size do I need?)

(Note to puppy owners*: to get the more 'bite resistant' nylon harness, please choose Red or Black and tell us if your dog is under 18 months old when you checkout, but please note this harness IS NOT CHEW PROOF and can still be bitten through.

Colour: (View colours)


Extra Large Dog Harness

Harness onlyExtra Large (30" – 46")


Colour : only available in BLACK or RED


Medium Dog Harness with extra Neck clip

Optional Neck Clip (£3.60 extra)
For dogs that dislike anything being pulled over their head, with large or sensitive ears or following surgery. The harness still needs to be clipped on at the sides but also clips on like a collar or necklace around the neck. (Not available in Mini size OR the more 'bite resistant' nylon for puppies)

Harness only with Neck Clip – Small (17" – 23") £26.60
Harness only with Neck Clip – Medium (20" – 30") £27.60
Harness only with Neck Clip – Large (25" – 35") £32.60
Harness only with Neck Clip – Extra Large (30" – 46") £32.60

Size :
(What size do I need?)



Please note, all prices shown include VAT.
Value Added Tax is for the UK and EU countries, this will be deducted if the goods are delivered to non-EU countries

Colours available

Harness material colour Co-ordinating Lead Colour  
Black black_small (1K) Softex Black Black
Red web - red small (1K) Softex Red Red OR with
Red-Navy option
Purple purple_small (1K) Softex Purple Purple
Cedar cedar_small (1K) Softex Cedar/Navy Cedar-Navy
Royal Blue Web - royal small Softex - royal - small Royal Blue OR with new
Royal-Emerald option
Navy Gypsy navy_gyp_small (3K) Softex Red/Navy Red-Navy OR new
Navy Blue option
Green Gypsy green_gypsy_small (1K) Softex Emerald Emerald

Please note that colours shown are only an indication

Please also note that, for production reasons, the side clips may not always be the coordinating colour of the harness and may be black. If you have any questions about exactly what you will receive, please contact us and we will describe what exactly is currently available. For instance, the purple harnesses may not always be available with purple clips (as shown in some of the pictures).

New Products
NAVY BLUE Softex Leads
(Goes really well with the Navy Gypsy harness)

(Goes really well with the Royal Blue harness)

Matching Collars are also available

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Choosing the correct size harness for your dog

The Dog Harness comes in five sizes (all are adjustable within the size range).

The Mekuti Balance Harness is FULLY ADJUSTABLE within the size range you choose for your dog. It can be adjusted on the Neck Straps, the Chest Strap and the Barrel Straps around the ribs to make the perfect fit for any breed, type, size or shape of dog.

Generally, pick the harness with the measurement closest to the middle of the size range but you may have to make allowances if your dog is still growing as a puppy, thick set or slight in build.

This is especially the case when choosing between the Medium or Large sizes if your dog's rib measurement is 28 inches, for instance, which would fit both. Note also that in the large size 1" webbing and Softex materials is used for the harness and lead, as opposed to the 3/4" in the medium harness and lead.

Measure in all the way around the ribs behind the front legs.

How to measure Dog Harness

Please note the following webbing widths apply for all harnesses
Mini – 1/2" webbing
Small and Medium – 3/4" webbing
Large and Extra Large – 1" webbing

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The Mekuti Balance Harness has more than one beneficial use:

  • Stop pulling on the lead
  • Assistance with helping your dog's even muscle development, particularly if hip displasia is an issue.
  • Anxious behaviour when being exercised
  • Improved control, allowing both you and your dog the opportunity to enjoy your time together, with no shouting!
  • Nervous dogs - the harness is designed to be put on without having to lift the legs, or manhandle them in anyway, so it's very useful for rescue dogs.
  • Dog or people-aggressive dogs can be led safely between 2 people, being attached to both by a lead to add to their confidence and help them to cope in these situations.


Caring for your Harness

  • TAKE SPECIAL CARE IF YOU WALK YOUR DOG NEAR THE SEA. Salt will corrode and damage the rings and may cause untimely wear to the webbing as well and will invalidate the guarantee, so it is very important to rinse off any salt water and make sure there is no sand left on the harness.
  • Occasionally, put the harness and lead inside an old pillowcase and wash at 40° C with your usual wash. Dry in the air, not a tumble drier.
  • Keeping the harness clean will prolong its life and make it more comfortable for your dog.
  • Check your harness regularly for signs of wear. Any damage to the webbing or stitching will weaken it.
  • * Note to Puppy Owners: the harness is made from a webbing material and can be bitten through, particularly by young dogs with their sharp teeth. We do have a version of our harness which is made from a 'nylon' material and tests have shown it to be a bit more 'bite resistant', but please note this harness CAN STILL BE BITTEN THROUGH and IS NOT BITE PROOF. The nylon version is available in Red or Black, and to obtain it as your choice, please tell us the age of your dog at checkout. (Return to the Choice section)


Why do dogs pull?

Dogs learn very quickly. When a dog pulls on the lead a few times & realises that you follow it quickly becomes a habit. All the shouting & pulling on the dogs neck will do little to stop the behaviour, possibly making it worse and more importantly possibly cause damage to your beloved companion.
It is known that badly used collars can cause:

  • Soft tissue damage to the throat or windpipe
  • Vertebral damage to the neck & shoulders

Check chains can also remove the dogs coat from around the neck and cause pinch injuries leading to hypersensitivity in the neck area.
Badly used head halters can result in whip-lash type injuries ( which is why it is recommended that they are only used with a double-ended lead to also attach to the collar as a preventative measure).

Any dog leaning into their collar will have a reduced oxygen supply to their brains, thus making it difficult for them to think clearly, or even rationally. A dog that pulls on the lead is more likely to react badly when they see other dogs or people.

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The patent pending Mekuti Balance Dog Harness is made from webbing, with multiple attachment points to give you options on where the points of contact are to be. It comes in 5 sizes, each being fully adjustable behind & in front of the legs, & underneath the chest. This ensures a close, comfortable fit that doesn't pinch or rub. The seams are external on the chest for more sensitive dogs.

If your dog is head shy or has large or sensitive ears or after surgery on the head, a Balance Harness is available (for an additional £2.50) with an extra clip to one side of the neck. This enables you to place the harness onto your dog without worrying them. (Only available in black and sizes ; small, medium & large) Click here

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How the Balance Harness works

The Mekuti Balance Dog Harness TM enables the handler to use two points of contact with the dog. When a dog pulls, you become part of their balancing technique. By using two connection points, you can withdraw one of the balance points before taking up the other. It is very simple. The end result is a dog that is unsure what he can lean into and therefore re-learns how to balance on his own four feet without relying on you - hence "Balance Harness". Once the dog has learnt this, you give fewer and fewer signals until he is walking alongside you without your input.

Balance Dog Harness in action View more pictures of the Harness

A dog walking on a loose lead :

  • May think more clearly
  • Responds rather than reacts
  • Reduces the chance of injury
  • Is a pleasure for its handler.

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Dog Harness testimonials


Read more testimonials

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Pictures of the Dog Harness

Medium Harness 1

Medium Dog Harness 2

Undo the two clips and place the harness over the dogs head. Re-attach the clips on either side of the chest.
Medium Dog Harness 3 Medium Dog Harness 4

Attach one end of the double-ended lead (with the largest clip) to the D-Ring on the back of the harness. Then thread the other smaller clip down through the chest ring at the front. Attach the lead to the ring on the side of the harness and you are ready to start.


Dog Harness

Harness with only one end of the double-ended lead attached

Dog Harness

Harness on Cocker Spaniel, prior to start of walk.


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