The Walkin’ Lift-n-Step Harness offers full-body support for your pet, allowing you to lift and support your dog safely and comfortably. Whether your dog is a senior, disabled, or recovering from surgery, the Lift-n-Step helps you safely control and assist your dog with both front and rear end support. The Lift-n-Step allows you to gently lift your dog without placing additional pressures on their joints – or straining your back in the process. Great for post-op recovery, for senior dogs, or arthritic dogs.
Assist pets with mobility changes caused by: hind end weakness, pets recovering from surgery or injury, Degenerative Myelopathy, hip dysplasia, loss of balance or arthritis.
- Full Body Support: Offers both front and rear end control to your mobility-limited pet. Provide balance and support while allowing your pet to bear weight and walk.
- Safely Assist Your Pet: Provide lifting assistance for arthritic, senior, and recovering dogs while reducing the strain on your back.
- Help Pets Heal: Safe for post-op control after surgery and during recovery process.
- Comfortable and Secure Fit: Harness features fully adjustable straps and padded comfort give a secure fit
- Designed to assist pets upstairs, into vehicles, outside for a walk or bathroom break. Harness allow both male and female dogs to easily relieve themselves.
Please note: Not intended to support dog while suspended!
May also be used as a walking harness by attaching leash or carrying strap to D-ring on back of chest support.
If you have to fully carry a dog that cannot support any weight on its legs, pick him up and cradle him we recommend using the Walkin’ Pet Transport Stretcher.
How to Choose the Right Size
|Weight||15 – 25 lbs.||25 – 45 lbs.||45 – 65 lbs.||65 – 85 lbs.||85 – 110 lbs.|
Assembly & Usage Instructions
Harness Reference Guide
Step 1: Unfasten the bottom buckles on chest support and slip neck strap over dog’s head.
Step 2: Loop girth straps over body and fasten buckles; adjust straps to fit snugly.
Step 3: Unbuckle rear support and position under dog’s hind end in front of rear legs; fasten buckles (end of carrying strap should be centered between buckles).
Step 4: Adjust to fit snugly.
Step 5: Attach carrying strap to D-rings on both chest and rear support.
Step 6: Lift up on carrying strap to support dog.
Frequently Asked Questions
Each harness is padded and lined to make it ultra-comfortable for your dog to wear. It’s designed to be worn when your dog is active and being assisted by their parent. The chest harness can be left on, but when your best friend is ready to rest the rear piece and lifting strap should be removed
Yes, with your support and the help of the Lift-n-Step harness you can safely control, guide, and assist your dog up and down the stairs.
Yes! The Lift-n-Step harness is designed to help pet parent’s safely support their dog and help them get outside to relieve themselves. The rear harness features a cut-out to accommodate both male and female dogs.
The Lift-n-Step is designed to aid pet’s healing from injury or surgery, allowing you to gently lift your dog and support them through rehabilitation and recovery. The Lift-n-Step has been used for post-op recovery for TPLO, ACL/CCL/MCL, and other orthopedic surgeries. Speak with your veterinarian to determine if the harness is the right fit for your dog’s specific condition or post-op protocol.
The harness is designed to help you to stabilize and gently support your dog as they maintain an active lifestyle. It is not intended to suspend a dog in the air – the harness helps you gently aid your dog is not intended to lift them completely off the ground. If you need a harness to lift your dog completely we recommend the Walkin’ Lift Combo Harness.
The size Lift-n-Step your dog needs is based off their weight. Need help? Call us at 888-253-0777, our Customer Care team is happy to help your dog get the perfect size Lift-n-Step
Yes, the Lift-n-Step lifting strap adjusts to allow pet parents to find the perfect height for your comfort. This easy to use mobility aid allows you to support your pet without lifting their entire weight or straining your back.
The Lift-n-Step harness is machine washable, lay flat to air dry.
Yes, the Lift-n-Step harness safely supports a dog in both the front and rear. The rear harness portion secures in front of the back legs and can be tightened to safely lift a rear tripod dog.
Is this harness compatible with my dog’s Walkin’ Wheels wheelchair?
The Lift-n-Step is designed to be used on its own as a lifting harness and is not intended to be used with a wheelchair. If you need a lifting harness that is compatible with your dog’s Walkin’ Wheels wheelchair we recommend the Walkin’ Lift Combo Harness
Walkin’ Lift-n-Step Harness pet photos, sent in by happy customers!