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ownedbyapyr   Loudon, TN

12/22/2012 6:03:56 AM

Bentley loves dragging me around. I busted out the Gentle Leader and suddenly it was "Yes ma'am"!!!

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cheryl   post Falls, Idaho

12/14/2012 4:59:46 PM

how to get them form pulling is a good starter our dog is 18 months old and he trip me today for the first time ouch on my part..although he just waited for mn3e to get up which was nice,,he went for another dog..what do you then?

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Mia   Aventura, Florida

12/9/2012 5:22:18 PM

She then pulls harder!

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Jocelyn - 266429   Rochester, PA

11/30/2012 3:27:30 PM

She doesn't pull as hard as when she was a puppy, but she does pull then stop and repeat then run then repeat.


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Roger - 241548   Newville, PA

11/14/2012 7:33:14 PM

My dog still pulls.

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Julie   cincinnati, Ohio

10/26/2012 2:25:13 PM

I appreciate the advice. I have a six month old puppy who I recently adopted who pulls consistently. I have done this and it is working! Thank you!!

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MichelleC45   Edmonton, AB

9/29/2012 8:11:35 PM

What is a "gentle ;leader"??

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Bec&Maya   Edmonton, AB

9/20/2012 5:49:57 PM

great advice!

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Leslie - 233329   Lakeside, AZ

9/16/2012 11:31:02 AM

This is a very good methodology.


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Mariana - 214878   Roseville, MI

9/9/2012 7:55:14 PM

Thanks, this is some good advice

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Terrence - 188211   Oakland, CA

8/24/2012 7:10:45 PM

For those of you who have leash pullers, there are several ways to tackle the issue. A gentle lead is one of them, and simply doing an about face or turning to the left or right whenever they pull is another. Some dogs protest against the gentle leader, and some take to it like ducks in water. Dogs usually take to halters much better than gentle leaders, but I think gentle leaders are much more effective. When your dog starts to pull, stop or change direction. As soon as the dog allows the leash to become loose, say "good" and give them a treat at the knee. Once the dog learns that if the leash falls loose you get a treat, they will allow it to fall loose to get that reward. There is no need for prong collars as I have fixed this problem on hundreds of dogs with a clicker, treats, and a halter or gentle leader. Prong collars and choke leashes acerbate the problem and makes the dog reactive intensity much worse. Be consistent, be consistent, be consistent. The more consistent you are, the quicker the dog learns to loose leash walk.

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melissa - 257323   

7/25/2012 12:26:01 PM

I have a 1year old american bulldog and he feela like he is in control on walks.Im 5 months pregnant and i pull back on his leash but i do not want to hurt him.When he does not get his way he barks at me and growls.Is he gonna turn on me or what.

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mbarrett5   Thorsby, AB

7/16/2012 9:14:10 PM

My dog starts pulling, whining and barking excessively when he see's another dog when he's on leash, almost like he wants to play. I've introduced him to other dogs, taken him to dog parks and he still gets excited, i just want him to walk normal when other dogs are around when he's on leash, its very frustrating. I make him sit but as soon as we walk he goes crazy, I dunno how to make him calm down.

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Madie~hunter,ruby, and the angels   The best place on Earth, TX

7/12/2012 11:14:35 AM

We use choke collars all the time because once our dogs were play fighting and ones tooth got stuck in it and she freaked out and got it twisted and it almost choked him and these don't have anything for the teeth to get stuck in but other than that they don't do much good to get them to heel.

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veena - 255529   

7/8/2012 8:50:22 AM

My lab (male) jumps a lot of us, whenever put in a body harness to take him out for a walk or pee. Once outside the house, (at times) he circles around us at great speed, even in the elevator sometimes, without any rhyme or reason? Any suggestions? It is really difficult to handle him in this hyper state - he is 14 months old. thanks

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Julie - 225092   Portland, OR

7/6/2012 8:04:57 PM

A trainer I know suggested a way as a last resort: every other step, give the dog (who is at your side) a treat. This way, the dog will learn it's a good thing to stay by your side.

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Richard - 245150   Fort Worth, TX

6/12/2012 11:09:12 PM

It is ok to use a coke collar?

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COCO   Dallas, TX

6/11/2012 12:58:02 AM

This will help a friend of mine

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Richard   Fort Worth, TX

5/1/2012 12:18:27 AM


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