You see his old collar was chaffing his neck badly. This was clearly unacceptable. Trip to the dog stuff store. Careful consideration. Rather large purchase. Home again. He looks good in the new harness.
It took him five minutes to utterly destroy the harness.
In that five minutes the old collar had mysteriously disappeared. I took one of my old belts and made a serviceable collar for him. So there goes my writing goals for the day.