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Choosing the Right Dog Collar to Stop Extreme Leash Pulling - Thatmutt
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How To Stop Your Dog From Pulling using a lead and collar with a simple innovative use of the lead, by Lynn Washbrook, The simple free method used will astound you as it did me when I saw a friend using it to bring two dogs that always pulled under control instantly and without fuss. Took Olive our Bull terrier puppy and used this method, found the loop end of our lead was too big, it covered her eyes LOL. Might be worth wrapping some tape around the lead to shorten the loop If you enjoyed the video, send the link to a friend in need and bring harmony to their daily walkies and please remember to hit the like tab, it really does help to share.
If pulling on the collar is damaging to dogs' necks, why don't they stop pulling?!
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Six days with our new 5 yr. old rescue lab, Bella and things are going very well but we do have one small glitch with Bella. When she plays with Zoey, our 9yr old lab all she does is tug on her collar. We were warned about this, apparently she has always done this with other dogs. Zoey doesn't seem to mind but I do not like this habit. Zoey has never been exposed to tug-of-war so she doesn't do it back to Bella. You can get Bella to stop with a simple "no" and "sit" - she then gets out of the zone and calms right down. But as soon as she wants to play again she is right back to the tug-of-war. She usually lies down so Zoey could easily walk away but she doesn't! They seem to have fun playing with each other but the collar pulling has to stop. My husband suggested that I put Bitter Apple on Zoeys collar - any thoughts on that? How To Stop Your Dog From Pulling- using your lead & collar differently.
Photo provided by FlickrThe Canny Collar no pull dog collar with control loop, stops pulls in a gentle way while also training your dog not to pull
Photo provided by FlickrFeb 16, 2016 - For example, after the dog learns that pulling causes the collar to pinch, he stops pulling
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The SideWalker is a small unit attached to a collar that attaches to the leash. When the dog pulls on the leash, the pressure of the collar strap on the SideWalker activates either a vibration or a stimulation. This keeps the training message clearly associated with the behavior. The vibration or stimulation gradually increases as the dog pulls and turns off when the pulling stops.Choke and shock collars are designed to stop dogs from pulling on a leash and from barking through the application of pain. The dog stops pulling - because it hurts. - San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsIf your dog is a larger breed and pulls with a lot of strength, the design of this type of collar will pull his head upwards and back towards you, providing clear indication to stop pulling.One advantage to limited slip collars is that even though they won’t choke, they can still stop your dog from backing out of its collar. These collars are typically made of nylon and look pretty similar to standard collars, but they don’t offer as much of a disincentive to pull as a prong collar does, so you may not get the results you’re after from this kind of collar.
The Gentle Leader comes in two different options; the head collar or the harness. Both are designed to encourage the dog to stop pulling, lunging, and will still allow them to comfortably do activities (eat, drink, pant). The head collar is NOT a muzzle and will need adjustment time. The harness can be a bit tricky to put on at first, but once on, you will snap your leash to the front (chest area) and if your dog pulls, the harness is built to pull them to the side. This helps keep the dog from wanting to pull as they do not want to be pulled to the side. If you have a dog that likes to pull we recommend a front clip harness and NOT a back clip. Back clipped harnesses encourage dogs who haven’t mastered the loose-leash to continue to pull. This article had me reevaluate the harness I use for m y dogs. I want the best for both of us. That being said, to the people who use the walk with love harness, look careful at its design and the training video wich came with it. The correct design has the front clip up were a collar would fit under the neck. Not down on the for arms or low on the chest! It is adjustable by changing the clip right behind the neck. Around the chest cavity is should be slightly loose. This should not prohibit movement at all if properly fit. Nor does it take the place of proper positive training. if you view the training videos you will recall this. Regular back clip harnesses encourage pulling, these give control back. Feel good about your choice in this harness. Don't let people who generalize ( all harnesses are made from hell) drive you to doubt yourself. I don't work for walk with love harnesses but is a healthy choice and with training I no longer have blisters on my hands and I walk with a dog at my side! You can have it all. Stop listening to negative talk. Sometimes you make good choices. People who say different have not bothered to get the information you have.