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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care
Guide To Australian Shepherd Training and Care

Collar vs Harness


What is your preference for your Mini Aussie? I currently use a Martingale Collar, but was wondering if a harness would be better. Mostly walks with a long loose (or released) leash. She pulls on a regular leash. Walks great if she's 9-10 ft in front of me and can constantly turn around and look at me. Listens well.

Just wondering if I should do a regular harness on her.

Thanks so much.

Ginny

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Step in Harness for me
by: Anonymous

I use a standard step in chest harness that closes and has the leash rings on the back for my 7 month Mini Aussie rescue pup. My pup is super timid and when we walk and any dog anywhere barks she tries to flee or she suctions to the ground. I really like the harness because she can't wiggle out of it, I can adjust it as she grows and worse case - I can actually lift her up off the ground by her harness or hold her back. The amount of control and knowledge that I'm moving her by her chest makes it easier to be firm about what I want because I'm not putting pressure on her neck as we're training.

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