How many of you use harnesses, Gentle Leaders or training/prong collars on your younger labs?
Training this way, is so old fashioned .. And most of the dogschool forbid those training toolsI have used a choke, pinch, micro pinch, flat buckle, regular harness and E-collar. I trained obedience first with a choke then pinch and then micro pinch. Once I started training field with an E-collar I started training everything with an E-collar. Tracking still requires a harness. Obedience and agility trials and AKC events I use a choke. Walks in general I use a choke (its the easiest to pt on and off). anytime we are in a field we use an E-collar. At home Amber just goes naked.
She is trained to heel on a loose leash so there is no pulling. I hate dogs that pull on lead! except for tracking ..lol
The Premier (brand) "Easy Walk" harness is available at Petco, Petsmart, Amazon, and many other places; it comes in 5 sizes and in many colors. You have to measure your dog's girth just behind the front legs and get one that can be adjusted to the proper size.Wow, I've never heard of the easy walk! I've been out of the puppy stage for 11 years. Mo went naked most of the time except on walks and he just wore his leather, then.
Does the easy walk help prevent them from jumping, too? Can I find them at any dog store?