Harnesses are more comfortable for some dogs and prevent excessive pressure on their neck and throat. Get the best collar for a specific problem dog. Have a pet trainer recommend how to fit and instruction on how to use the harness.
Break-away collar is used for cats. It is designed to unfasten if the collar becomes caught on something.
Nylon slip collars are excellent for showing dogs. Not good for walking, because could cause injury if the dog bolts.
Martingale-style collar this collar is good for dogs whose head is smaller than their neck, making it easy to slip out of a standard collar.
Choker chains should only be used when walking or training a dog. Should not be worn after walking or training. The collar can become caught on something causing injury or death.
Electronic collar should be used only for training or in the yard. Should not be worn to walk a dog.
A front-clip harness will divert the force your dog puts into pulling. Buy a good book or get it from the library on reward-based training can help, and so can a class or private lessons. Ultimately, you’ve got to do the work to get the results you want.
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