As a dog owner, not a trainer, I will try about every device that promises to curb some of the behaviors that make it, let’s say, a challenge to walk my dogs. I have two young, full of energy, full blooded sporting dogs that at the moment weight about 130 pounds together. You hook up that much energy and weight up to two leashes you really have some power. Most of the time it is up to me to walk the two alone and any help I can get is most appreciated.
The older of the two does well on the leash as far as pulling goes but she jumps and jumps and jumps and jumps. I found an occasional session with the Halti, head collar, gives me the control over the jumping I need with her. However, the younger of the two is a shorter stockier dog that pulls like a twenty mule team. [Read more…]