That said, properly fit and used with good timing and good judgment, choke chains
cause enough pain to teach a dog not to pull--but very few people seem to have the skill or knowledge needed in order to use them effectively.
Take a carabiner or a double-ended metal clip and use it to attach one end of the choke chain
to the ring on the dog's collar.
38 PETS Why is it cruel to use a choke chain
and to lead or not to lead?
Peter Wain, prosecuting, said: "Handlers were ordered to hang their dog over an obstacle so that its four legs were off the ground and it was hanging by its choke chain
If the person is applying hard yanks on a choke chain
or prong collar, or blithely pressing the remote button for a shock collar, they are probably simply following the instructions of an outdated dog training professional and may not know that there is a far superior way to communicate with their dog.
What if the dog had been wearing a choke chain
or pinch collar?
The midfielder had the choke chain
on him on the bench, deemed not quite ready to be let loose for his first 90 minutes of the season.
I have to put her on a choke chain
but she is so strong I just can't hold her.
Today, in many areas of the country a dog is at least as likely to be enrolled in a class with a trainer who uses positive methods as one who still employs old-fashioned choke chain
or prong-collar coercion.
All of the dogs we saw wore flat collars or harnesses; there was not a choke chain
(or check chain, as they call them), prong collar, or shock device in sight.
In the hands of owners with a good understanding of training and above-average behavior-observation skills, physical coordination, and timing, choke chains
and pinch collars can be used to train many dogs to walk politely on leash with a minimum of pain.
Low end heavy and in yer craw comes the Choke Chains
7" "Cairo Scholars" on Hound Dawg.
We don't believe in hitting, verbal abuse, slip leads, choke chains
or shock collars.
He does not use choke chains
, physical contact or coercive methods.
You can start at eight weeks because we're not using choke chains