FIG. 6 ABOVE: A close-up view of the double-layer zipper mechanism of the personal dog carrier harness system with the dog's hair and skin protected from the zipper mechanism with a flap 14 over the zipper 17. The flap 14 protects the dog from injury and eliminates the accidental catching of hair 13 or skin in the zipper 17. Vertical adjustability of the harness at the top front opening is provided via the elastic strap 11 and buttons 23, 24, 28, 29, and the strap closure 26 to the hook and loop fastener 27 side. For chin and full neck support the padded pillow support 10 is available to the dog 88. Breathable mesh materials 33, 30 provide airflow to the harness. The dog's front limbs 83 or arms are comfortably extended out of the harness via the access hole 42.
FIG. 3 BELOW: A detailed view of the personal dog carrier harness system with integrated internal support and padded neck support. The nylon webbing straps 73, 74 are integrated with the padded shoulder straps 71, 72 for weight distribution and support at the owner's shoulders during use. The nylon webbing straps 73, 74 may be crossed to the plastic connecting clips at 77, 69 and fully adjustable with clips 70, 80. The waist strap 78 is a nylon webbing strap for lumbar support and integrates a pocket pouch 99 for padded lumbar support and for holding personal items. The nylon waist strap is connected and adjusted across the waist with a nylon clip 79. There are eight (8) points of weight distribution in the harness system, i.e., (1) the top left side shoulder strap webbing 71 connection point at the harness system front or top opening 20; (2) the top right side shoulder strap webbing 72 connection point at the harness system front or top opening 20; (3) the bottom left side shoulder strap webbing 69 connection point at the harness system bottom section; (4) the bottom right side shoulder strap webbing 77 connection point at the harness system bottom section; (5) the left side connection point for the waist and lumbar support webbing 78; (6) the right side connection point for the waist and lumbar support webbing 78; (7) the integrated internal support seat 59; and (8) the padded chin rest neck support 10. These eight (8) points of weight distribution fully support and evenly distribute the dog's weight comfortably and securely on the dog owner. The carrier harness system provides a front opening 20 for access. The front opening vertical adjustment mechanism is adjustable to fit various sized dogs with a strap and button system 25. The dog's neck and chin are fully supported at the pillow-like padded structure 10. The double-layer zipper mechanism 16 allows side access and comes with flaps over the side zipper to protect the dog from injury and eliminate the catching of hair or skin in the zipper. The reflective stripe 31 is added across the front middle section of the harness above the breathable mesh 30 for airflow. The internal support seat 59 supports the dog's rear end, tail, hind limbs, and crotch area for even weigh distribution inside the harness system. Additional room is provided at the crotch area in the internal support seat 59 for the male dog's anatomy.
A personal dog carrier harness system for supporting and carrying a dog at the owner's chest or back. The dog carrier harness utilizes a vertical adjustment mechanism to adapt to shorter or longer dog neck sizes.
A double-layer zipper prevents the dog's hair or skin from getting caught in the carrier harness system. Full internal support with stretch-ability is provided to support the dog's rear end, tail, and hind limbs with increased room to accommodate the male dog's crotch area and anatomy.
Access points are ruggedized to allow the dog to easily remove and insert their arms and legs during travel in the carrier harness.
Fully breathable materials are used in the construction for the comfort of the pet dog. A chin rest neck support is provided to evenly distribute the dog's weight with a pillow-like design for the dog's full neck support.
A safety leash and clip is provided to securely attach to the dog's collar or existing harness to prevent the dog from jumping or falling out of the harness system.
The dog carrier system is worn by the owner with shoulder straps and pads, waist straps and full lumbar support for even weight distribution and to prevent movement of the dog carrier system while the owner is in motion and during bending over.
FIG. 7 ABOVE: A close-up side view of the double-layer zipper mechanism of the personal dog carrier harness system and shows the integrated internal support 59 and padded neck support 10. The double-layer zipper 17 is designed with a flap 14 to eliminate the accidental catching of the dog's hair or skin in the zipper 17. The top access point 20 is vertically adjustable with elastic 11 and buttons 23, 24, and 28, 29 and the strap 26 which connects with hook and loop fastener 27 to provide adjustability to secure a dog inside the harness system. The integrated internal support 59 provides full and even weight distribution for the dog's hind limbs, rear end, tail and crotch area. Additional room and stretch-ability is provided 51 for the male dog's anatomy. The dog's hind limbs are provided access holes 56 with stiff, rounded corners 58 to ensure unrestricted movement into and out of the harness. Similarly, the dog's arms may extend out through the access hole 42 and stiff, rounded corners 44 are provided to ensure unrestricted movement. Airflow and breathability for the dog are provided with mesh materials 30, 33. The harness system is secured to the dog owner with padded shoulder straps 73, 71 and a nylon webbing waist and lumber support strap 78. The waist and lumbar support strap 78 is secured to the harness system with a nylon clip 79.
Fig. 8 BELOW: A detailed inside view of the personal dog carrier harness system showing the integrated safety leash 106 and clip mechanism 109, detachable padded neck support 10, and double-layer side zippers 16, 17. The safety leash 106 and clip 109 may be attached to the dog's collar in order to prevent the dog from jumping or falling out of the harness system. The chin rest neck support 10 is detachable from the harness system with integrated hook and loop fastener 11. The front opening access point of the harness system is vertically adjustable with buttons 23, 24, 28 and 29 as well as hook and loop fastener points 27 at the top strap. The harness system provides breathability and airflow with mesh material 30, 33.