Center for Pet Safety http://michiganradio.org en Group pushes for dog safety harnesses that actually work http://michiganradio.org/post/group-pushes-dog-safety-harnesses-actually-work <p>The reason we're supposed to wear seat belts is pretty clear to most of us by now.&nbsp; It's to keep us from becoming human projectiles in a crash.</p><p>That's the same reason more and more dog owners are buying safety harnesses for their dogs.&nbsp; But, unlike seat belts, there is no independent testing of dog harnesses and no national standard.</p><p>The Center for Pet Safety hopes to change that.</p><p>Last year, the group selected four of the strongest safety harnesses intended for large dogs and tested them with a new dog test dummy on a track.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:28:58 +0000 Tracy Samilton 11542 at http://michiganradio.org Group pushes for dog safety harnesses that actually work