Leash Training A Puppy
Buckle collar: Will not control dogs that are untrained; best for leaving on dog to hold ID tags and licenses.
Chain collar: Also called training collar or choke chain; only tightens when you give a correction; should be
draped over neck so it hangs loosely; do not haul the dog around with this type of collar; give short, sharp
corrections to get attention, then quickly release; the thicker the chain, the milder the correction; never leave
on dog unless attached to a leash; never use for tying out.
Prong collar: Gives equal correction by pinching, around the dog's neck, and is easier on the trachea than a
chain collar. These collars can be harmful and are only for professionals and should not be used without
professional supervision. Never leave on your dog unsupervised; never use for tying out.
Head halter: Wraps over nose and behind ears; works like a horse halter; controlling the head controls the
body; works on dog’s submission instincts; dog must be trained to accept the halter and not to paw at it or try