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Old 07-03-2014, 01:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by lauren43 View Post
I thought a prong was recommend for grown dogs, no? 6 months is ok?
Opinions vary, but I do believe that a prong collar is much safer than your conventional collars; especially when you have a dog that tugs and strains - it very effectively mitigates strain pressure thus protecting the throat.

Of course, I wouldn't use this collar on an 8-week old pup, but a 6-month old pup should be just fine, as long as it is fitted and used properly.
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