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Dog Training Collar

Date Added: July 24, 2008 06:13:09 PM

Dog training collars are an innovative, simplified way of training your dog. This kind of dog collar is used temporarily by means of training your pet for basic obedience, such as not chewing on furniture, digging, barking or jumping on guests. Once the dog learns how to distinguish the difference between right and wrong behavior and refrains from undesirable behavior, your dog will be ready to respond to your commands without the collar.....

You should also know when to use dog training collar. You should only make your dog wear the dog training collar only during the training sessions. Use them when you need to enforce commands that you want your dog to obey, not for continuous use. To effectively train a dog with a collar, the dog needs to know when it is time to train (when the collar goes on), and when it is time to play (when the collar comes off).

When using leash and collar training, the dog must be trained to trust the handler and accept his or her directions without question. In order for the dog to be fully trained, the handler must demonstrate the ability to place the dog into a posture or position he or she does not want to take. This does not mean using force, but it does generally require some level of physical manipulation. This manipulation is most easily and safely done using the main tool of leash and collar training - the leash.

For Sight Hounds and dogs that tend to back their heads out of collars, there's a collar type which is sometimes called a half choke, sometimes called a martingale and this is the standard design, you can get them in many different materials. This one is adjustable and is made out of nylon, this is made out of a leather piece that fits the dog's neck and it has a chain circling around. You fit the collar around the dog's neck and when the dog is walking politely and loosely, the whole system is fairly loose, you attach your lease to this ring. If the dog is pulling or trying to pull out of the collar, the collar tightens to around the dog's neck, when it does that, there's no way it can pull over the ears. So this collar type is used frequently with Sight Hound breeds and with dogs that tend to back out of their collars. Again, this kind here is made to fit the dog's neck and if you've got a growing dog or if you might use the collar on multiple dogs, you can buy the nylon type which is adjustable here and it's the same principle where it has two hoops, when the collar is loose, it is open and when the collar is pulled tight it closes and this closes to fit the size of the dog's neck. It's called a no choke collar because it doesn't continue to decrease in size if the dog continues to pull.

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