Well, for one, your dog doesn't care whether his/her pouches have stains on them. They work just as well as the original. Plus, your pouches will eventually get dirty over time.
At first, we believed those were ink stains from the recycled black cotton bags. That's because the only parts with stains were the ones in direct contact with the cotton bags. However, at this point, we think that these stains might be caused by excessive humidity during overseas transportation. We have taken the measures to make sure this never happens again for future orders.
Good question! One reason is for the environment, it would be so sad to send them to the landfill. The second is to please our customers. So many customers who previously go the Extended harness now want to buy the pouches. As we do not offer pouches alone, this seemed like a perfect opportunity to make everyone happy (especially at that price).
Because we are selling them for less than what they cost us to make.
Modular All-in-One Harness
Imagine having just one dog harness that acts as a Dog Pack, that can turn into simple day-to-day crash-tested harness.
When you get the pouches, you can convert your extended harness into a dog pack at anytime.
Sometimes you want your pup to carry a lot of stuff but sometimes the pouches are just too big for a few hours hike. With the Ascension, you can adjust each pouch between a big and a small setting.
ABOUT THE POUCHES
Small: 0.74 lbs (340 g)
M-L/XL-XXL: 0.81 lbs (370 g)
Hardware: Aluminum Alloy 6061
Webbing: Woven Nylon
Pouches: TPU One Side Coated Nylon Oxford 840D
Handwash with soft detergent
Small: 4.2L per pouch
M-XXL: 6L per pouch
Both pouches can be adjust to smaller settings where they fit less than the stated volume above.