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Granite Gray
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Granite Gray
Granite Gray
Granite Gray
Granite Gray
Granite Gray
Granite Gray
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
212 Reviews

Switchbak™ Dog Harness

harness with pockets

Color

Selected: Granite Gray

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
212 Reviews

Switchbak™ Dog Harness

harness with pockets

Color

Selected: Granite Gray

The Switchbak Harness has the padded comfort of an everyday dog harness with handle, plus the bonus functionality carrying small essentials. The two low-profile zippered pockets have room to stash those day-to-day necessities like pick-up bags, a leash, or some treats.

It features two leash attachment options: a V-ring centered on the back and a reinforced webbing loop at the chest, great for redirecting dogs that pull on leash. Dial in the right fit with high adjustability and a padded belly strap - critical for stable gear carry and when giving a little boost with the low-profile handle. All in all, the Switchbak melds comfort and convenience into a performance harness ready for both town and trail.

The Switchbak Harness has the padded comfort of an everyday dog harness with handle, plus the bonus functionality carrying small essentials. The two low-profile zippered pockets have room to stash those day-to-day necessities like pick-up bags, a leash, or some treats.

It features two leash attachment options: a V-ring centered on the back and a reinforced webbing loop at the chest, great for redirecting dogs that pull on leash. Dial in the right fit with high adjustability and a padded belly strap - critical for stable gear carry and when giving a little boost with the low-profile handle. All in all, the Switchbak melds comfort and convenience into a performance harness ready for both town and trail.

ALL-DAY COMFORT

Foam-padded construction for comfortable extended wear.

ZIPPERED POCKETS

Two low-profile zippered pockets for carrying small essentials.

TWO LEASH ATTACHMENT POINTS

Aluminum V-ring on back and reinforced webbing loop on chest.

Additional Features

  • Foam-padded construction for comfortable extended wear

  • Padded belly strap adds stability when carrying weight; stows when not in use

  • Five points of adjustment for an optimal fit

  • Two leash attachment points: aluminum V-ring on back and reinforced webbing loop on chest

  • Two low-profile, zippered pockets for small essentials

  • Low-profile padded handle for controlled and comfortable lift and assist

  • Tonal reflective accents for visibility in low-light conditions and light loop for attaching The Beacon™️

  • Materials

    • Shell: 300 denier polyester ripstop (bluesign® approved)
    • Padding: Closed-cell foam
    • Lining: Polyester knit mesh
    • Webbing: 100% Polyester
    • Zipper: Reverse coil YKK #5
    • Chest Leash Connection: Engineered nylon webbing (bluesign® approved)
    • Buckles: ITW Nexus Mach 1 buckles
    • Back Leash Connection: Anodized 6061-T6 aluminum V-ring
    • Made in Vietnam
  • Care

    • Hand wash
    • Mild detergent
    • Air dry

Features

ALL-DAY COMFORT

Foam-padded construction for comfortable extended wear.

ZIPPERED POCKETS

Two low-profile zippered pockets for carrying small essentials.

TWO LEASH ATTACHMENT POINTS

Aluminum V-ring on back and reinforced webbing loop on chest.

  • Foam-padded construction for comfortable extended wear

  • Padded belly strap adds stability when carrying weight; stows when not in use

  • Five points of adjustment for an optimal fit

  • Two leash attachment points: aluminum V-ring on back and reinforced webbing loop on chest

  • Two low-profile, zippered pockets for small essentials

  • Low-profile padded handle for controlled and comfortable lift and assist

  • Tonal reflective accents for visibility in low-light conditions and light loop for attaching The Beacon™️

Materials & Care

  • Materials

    • Shell: 300 denier polyester ripstop (bluesign® approved)
    • Padding: Closed-cell foam
    • Lining: Polyester knit mesh
    • Webbing: 100% Polyester
    • Zipper: Reverse coil YKK #5
    • Chest Leash Connection: Engineered nylon webbing (bluesign® approved)
    • Buckles: ITW Nexus Mach 1 buckles
    • Back Leash Connection: Anodized 6061-T6 aluminum V-ring
    • Made in Vietnam
  • Care

    • Hand wash
    • Mild detergent
    • Air dry

Find The Right Size For Your Dog

Use the sizing chart to select the appropriate size for your dog.

Sizing Chart & Technical Specs

Use this sizing chart to select the appropriate size for your dog. Measurement is around the widest part of the rib cage.
In between sizes? We recommend sizing up.
Product Figure
Product sizing chart table
Girth Size
17 - 22 in (43 - 56 cm) XS
22 - 27 in (56 - 69 cm) S
27 - 32 in (69 - 81 cm) M
32 - 42 in (81 - 107 cm) L/XL
Product dimensions table
Size Weight Capacity
XS 0.7 lb (317 g) 103 in³ (1.7 L)
S 0.9 lb (408 g) 183 in³ (3 L)
M 1 lb (453 g) 262 in³ (4.3 L)
L/XL 1.2 lb (544 g) 457 in³ (7.5 L)
Find The Right Size For Your Dog chart
Select Size

17-22 in (43-56 cm)

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Trail Tested Promise

All of our products are rigorously field tested and we proudly guarantee against defects in materials and craftsmanship.

Ratings & Reviews

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 212 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 175 Total 4 star reviews: 25 Total 3 star reviews: 10 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 2
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212 reviews
  • Mariko D.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 days ago
    Perfect size

    I love this harness. My dog is still getting used to it, but he doesn’t seem to mind when he’s running around. The pockets are perfect to carry just what he needs without weighing him down or overheating him.

    I love that Ruffwear’s colorways are consistent, so now my dog has a full Red Sumac colored outfit!

  • Emily D.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 days ago
    Quality Gear Designed for Doggos

    This is another reliable gear purchase from Ruffwear. They just make products that fit dogs well, do what they're supposed to, and last over time. This dog harness with pockets is no exception.

  • Sam C.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 week ago
    Switchbak

    10/10

  • Matthew D.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 week ago
    Great Harness for Adventuring

    We've had other Ruffwear harnesses and have always loved their durability and quality! They're great for plucking one of the boys out of a difficult spot if need be! Two of our boys are escape artists so we wanted a harness with the second row of clips at the back so they can't wriggle out of them.

    We also have GPS modules for our three dogs that we wanted to secure since we have now lost two of them when the collar failed.

    We decided we also wanted harnesses with pockets so we could zip the modules in and be sure they're safe!

    Since we got rid of the collars I riveted name plates to the nice little handle.

    Excellent quality especially at the price! my boys love em!

  • Evan B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 weeks ago
    Great Harness As Described

    It fits my adult dog great and clearly takes the pressure off his neck--great find.

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