Family pet. I had to reorder & get extra small, but when the extra small arrived, it fit & works great!!
Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 6907 Reviewed: 2013-12-31
Customer Review #23383
By: Robert Garrett From IL
Family pet. Works well. Makes training a snap!
Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 23383 Reviewed: 2015-09-07
Customer Review #27322
By: Sheron Morris From
Family pet. These collars run large. I bought this collar for a dog that normally wears a medium. The nice thing is that the prongs are shorter than the normal medium collar, though they still look huge on my medium sized dog!
Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 27322 Reviewed: 2016-02-17
Customer Review #27577
Owns 2 dogs. Family pet. Love the collar! Used one with our older dog and needed another one for our newest addition to the family. Couldn't find one anywhere until we found your website!
Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 27577 Reviewed: 2016-02-27
Customer Review #30229
By: Eric Bushong From ID
Family pet. Way way more humane to an animal learning to be trained correctly! I personally have been around livestock my whole life and pinch method is way more humane!
Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 30229 Reviewed: 2016-06-26
Strong, durable training collar distributes pressure evenly, and features a French snap for quick release with one hand. When worn under supervision, makes a great training tool for teaching heel, sit, stay, whoa, etc. Proper fit is achieved by adding or removing links. Just snap them in or out.
We prefer the steel "pinch" type dog training collars to choke chains as we have found their use to result in easier and faster training for both the dog and the trainer. We suggest that teaching "heel" is a good place to start with the pinch collar.
First adjust the collar by removing links or adding lengths to get a "good" fit - a fit where the dog will be comfortable when he is in the proper position but will become uncomfortable when he gets out of position. If the dog is wearing a regular collar, place the pinch collar in front of the regular collar and check frequently to be sure the pinch collar is not hanging up on the regular collar. We suggest keeping the pinch collar low on the dog's neck and walking at a slow but steady pace the first few sessions using a large (25' - 30') circular, figure 8, or box pattern. After several sessions, you should be able to progress to a varied pace, and quicker and sharper turns and stops. Placing the pinch collar higher on the dog's neck usually causes more discomfort and a better response in dogs that have not responded after several sessions. Also, a collar with smaller diameter prongs will usually elicit a better response for dogs that have been slow in responding.
We have found the pinch collar to be especially useful in teaching "heel", "sit", "whoa", "stay", and "here". Our own view is that choke chains and pinch collars should not be used on pups under six months of age. These collars should only be during training sessions and should NEVER be left on unattended dogs.
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