Kurgo Tru-Fit Enhanced Strength Crash Tested Smart Car Dog Harness

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About This Item

  • Enhanced strength crash tested car harness for dogs up to 75 lbs.
  • Includes no-pull D ring, 5 adjustment points for customizable fit, and a padded chest plate.
  • Includes a seat belt loop tether with carabiner, compatible with any car seat belt system.
  • Pet seat belt can also be used as a short lead for training.
  • Please measure your pet before ordering.
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Harness TypeFront Clip, Back Clip, Car SafetyNo Pull, Back Clip, Car Safety, Front ClipFront Clip, Back Clip, No PullFront ClipNo Pull, Back Clip, Front Clip
Leash & Collar FeatureDual ClipDual Clip, Reflective, WaterproofDual Clip, ReflectiveDual Clip, ReflectiveDual Clip, Reflective, Training, Waterproof, Padded
Breed SizeLarge BreedsLarge BreedsLarge BreedsLarge BreedsLarge Breeds
MaterialPolyester, NylonNylonPolyesterPolyesterPolyester
PatternSolidSolidSolidSolidSolid
Closure TypeBuckleQuick ReleaseBuckleQuick ReleaseBuckle
Leash LengthN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Questions & Answers

67 Customer Questions


If the carabiner loops around the the shoulder and waist part of the seat belt and then attaches to the harness, what is the function of the 10’’ tether on the carabiner?
Answer by AJG7May 01, 2022
If you find and read the Kurgo manual, the D-ring attached directly to the shoulder/waist straps (like in the photo) and then to the harness is how it's supposed to be used and what was crash tested. The short tether/handle part is for using as a short lead for training. For me, I like it b/c I can easily unclip the d-ring from the belts and have a handle so my dog doesn't just straight out of the car. Kurgo will tell you NOT to use the tether hooked to the seatbelts for safety. That's in their manual.

Is this harness good for walking/hiking/general wear while running and playing? Or is it more of a walk/car ride harness? I have a 46lb mix that is a puller!
Answer by ChewyJul 17, 2018
The all-steel Nesting Buckle System in this harness is based on the engineering for harnesses used by rock climbers and linesmen ensuring strength and safety. The chest pad and straps are also very comfortable, making this dog car harness great as an everyday walking harness.

My dog hates having to step into harnesses. Does she have to step into this one or is it easily slid on over her head?
Answer by ChewyNov 01, 2018
This is not a step-in harness. The harness clips at the top, on both sides. You can place it on top of the dog, and then feed the rest of the harness through either side of their chest.

Trying to train my dog to walk correctly. I’ve been wrapping a leash around my left hand and holding the clicker also. If he sees someone or something he begins pulling, I need something shorter to keep him at my left side. Can the seatbelt attachment be used to keep him nearby while walking?
Answer by ChewyJun 21, 2018
The 10 inch dog seat belt loop can also be used to keep you dog closer to you during walks.


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726 Customer Reviews



Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By sarin on Apr 24, 2022

Eh... it works I guess

This harness works well in the car but does not do well with walking. If you use the front clip and your dog pulls the whole front of the harness just shifts to the side (I think the buttons are supposed to help hold it, but it never stays buttoned) Overall, the harness works but if your dog pulls I would recommend a different harness.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By LTKW on Mar 10, 2022

Now she goes in the car!

We had a pair of boxers, brother and sister, for 10 years. Last winter Buck died unexpectedly and as you can imagine we all were devastated! Stella, his sis missed him alot and really did not want to stay home alone anymore. Buck never liked to ride in the car and he would cry all the time. In January we started to take Stella with us and she loved it! Her old harness, however, left something to be desired. We shopped the internet and found that the Kurgo Harness would be perfect. It fit her snuggly and attached to the seat belt. As a long time Chewy customer, we were please to find a bright red one on the website. It is a great fit, she is comfortable in the back seat and we feel confident she is safe.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Katt on Apr 30, 2022

I know my pup is safe.

The harness is extremely sturdy and works well with the seatbelt to secure my dog. I definitely feel better with this protecting my dog should we ever end up in an accident.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Amychas on Mar 23, 2022

Outstanding harness!

This is hands-down the best dog harness we’ve ever bought (and we’ve had quite a few)! Outstanding design and quality, and our dog loves it! It is easy to put on and seems comfortable for our dog. The price seemed high but it is more than worth it. I highly recommend it!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By Steffytee on Jan 27, 2022

Heavy duty, well made but has issues

One positive: when my dog tried very hard to wiggle out of the harness, it was truly wiggle proof. The harness is well made & sturdy but bulky and has issues I didn't like about it. It's heavy due to all the metal on it. I really liked the clip in closure, easier & safer than plastic clips. The instructions neglected to explain the two snap closures on the chest part. Finally figured out it's to fit the chest band to the more comfortable closure. I had to make the harness tighter than I would have liked due to it sliding from side to side as the dog pulled. The worst part was hooking up to the seat belts in the car. They do not fit into the carbiner very easily, then once hooked up the dog could only sit, she really wanted to lie down but that wasn't possible. A friend told me that if I loosen the seat belts up it would have given her more room. Right now I'm not using it, I prefer the regular snap on standard one I have. Might give it one more try with looser seat belt but it's difficult to get the two seat belts into the carbiner. The dog doesn't like this harness at all BUT I must say being so sturdy and wiggle proof I do recomment it.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Nadi on Jan 23, 2022

Excellent for walking and auto travel

This is probably by far the best dog harness on the market, bar none (including Orvis, etc.), for control, durability, comfort (adjusts easily) and appearance (would be nice to have more colors though). It's ideal in medium size for my 42-lb., 28" chest lab/beagle mix, whom I've been training because he's anxious and reactive toward other dogs when he's walking along leashed. Easy to control him with this Kurgo because it has two control points: chest ring (for turning him away) and dorsal loop atop straps over his withers (for restraint and backup). Hardware is all metal and straps are good-quality canvas triple-stitched together and to hardware. Only drawback is for new users: a bit tricky to figure out how to attach clips quickly. I recommend only detaching one of the two shoulder clips, then sliding off over his head and hanging the whole thing up by the chest ring to retain its shape (and your memory of how it goes; after a period of daily use, this will be easier as harness assumes dog's shape more). Directions in included pamphlet are good, but mainly just remember that the stamped print ("Kurgo") end of each clip goes into its holder first when you're putting on harness BUT then to take it off, remove the clip via the non-print side first. For travel in a car, it comes with a short loop attached to a mighty carabiner: just click onto car seat tether and other end to harness's dorsal loop (or vice-versa).


Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Furbaby on Mar 8, 2022

Dog Harness

I would not recommend unless you need the harness for a car ride. The Harness size M, was too stiff and heavy for a medium size dog (46 lbs) and ran small. I have used a simpler brand before in order to keep my dog close and under control when passing a dog he may not like.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By Chloe on Jan 13, 2022

Mixed feelings

I've had this harness for a little over a year and bought it on recommendation from a review article that crash tested it. I wanted something safe for traveling with my 16 lb dachshund because she loves car rides and moving around the car. the harness is amazing quality and i personally have no issue with the metal buckles. It is a heavy harness but since my dog is a more substantial small breed, its fine for her. here's my issue- the strap length. I can see the length working for a dog with normal proportions, but for a dachshund with a very long back, this length is incredibly restrictive. i understand that you dont want a ton of length because that defeats the purpose of being strapped in, but I wish it was at least the length of her body so she could easily sit, turn, and lie down without contorting herself and getting stuck. i do feel like shes safe in a crash though and its good for switching from a car harness to a walking harness. i recommend this harness!


Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By digman on Jan 25, 2022

Terribly Flawed

The sewing on both of the straps that go down & across your dog's back have some rough spots, and somehow Kurgo decided it would be good to have these rough edges facing inward instead of outward. It is mindboggling that nobody caught this as the flipside of the sewing is smooth. Luckily I have longer-haired dogs, so I'm hoping there's no issue, but I absolutely would NOT buy this product for a short-haired dog. I dragged the surface across my own skin, and it left a trail of parallel scrape marks.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Nancy on Feb 23, 2022

Great harness

Once I watched the video, putting the harness on Myles was easy. I recommend starting with the shorter seatbelt tie-off. I tried the longer version & Myles got all wound up in the seatbelt. Good deal as you can use the harness to walk your dog as well as for an auto restraint.