How To Make A Simple Eight-Harness For A Mink Or Ferret
Given the difficult situation with harnesses, we decided that the ability to make a simple and convenient harness for a mink would not be superfluous to anyone. Therefore, the site administration, having bitten the language, sat down to create and do. We tried to draw the simplest and most understandable scheme for making a simple eight, for people who have never encountered this and do not even know where to start.
So, to make a harness you will need:
- Cord, braid or tape. soft enough and wide so as not to crash into the body of the animal.
- Two small rings.
- One latch for the cord.
How many cord will you need? About two girths of the mink’s chest are 20-25 cm long. If you want to make harness “for growth”, just increase the supply.
Fold the cord with a loop.
Put the ring on the cord so that it has the crosshairs of the loop. Usually advised to use small metal rings, but you can also use a strong ribbon or tape, stitched securely in the form of a ring.
Thread the ends of the cord into the holes in the retainer.
Put the second ring on one of the ends of the cord, and then sew the ends to make a continuous "eight".
The process is completed. The harness is ready for use. Something similar to our scheme should turn out.
Tighten such a harness should be quite tight, the space between the cord and the body of the animal should remain on one finger. Mink will certainly try to get rid of the new thing. So that she gets distracted from this venture, you can immediately take her out to the street, where she will forget about the inconvenience.
The harness is put on in this way: the crosshairs of the loop with the ring are located between the front paws on the chest, the loop without a latch wraps around the neck, and the loop with a latch. chest. The latch is located just below the blades, with its help the harness is adjusted to the desired size. A leash carabiner clings to the second ring. It is most convenient to use a roulette leash for small dogs.
Take care of your pets! Do not walk with them without a leash and near freeways. Do not forget that in warm weather it is advisable to have a bottle of cool water with you.