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|08-22-2014 05:38 PM|
Originally Posted by Twyla View Post
|08-22-2014 02:20 PM|
Originally Posted by Athena'sMom View Post
You most certainly can crank your dog in by using a prong. If that doesn't work, you can use an e-collar. Not really sure where you'd go from there.
|08-22-2014 01:37 PM|
|08-22-2014 01:00 PM|
|Blanketback||Maybe those 'injuries' are from the cheaply-made collars, with the prong tips sheared off rather than having smooth rounded edges? I've seen these crappy prongs sold in pet stores, with the very sharp edges, and I don't doubt that they could pierce flesh.|
|08-22-2014 12:45 PM|
|David Winners||I use 2.5mm prongs on GSDs regularly. I have heard all the stories too. Out of the hundreds of dogs I have seen trained with a prong collar, I have never seen one injured.|
|08-22-2014 12:21 PM|
|Blanketback||If the prong collar is fitted correctly, as you know, it will tighten like a martingale collar and the correction will be the individual links giving an equal distribution. If it's loose and way too big, hanging low - then when you expect the equal distribution, that's not going to happen. What will happen is that the links will grab and pinch the excess skin instead, because there's too much give in the collar. Make sense, lol? IDK anything about micro sized prongs.|
|08-22-2014 11:45 AM|
also what about something someone said here, that using a micro prong on a large dog can injure them
I don't believe it either just wondering why this was said.
|08-22-2014 11:04 AM|
|lyssa62||Roxy and I have moved back to in front of the house again. I have a nice frontage road to work on and we are back there for awhile. I love these videos|
|08-22-2014 06:02 AM|
I have never seen a dog damaged by a prong collar. Never.
Here is a good primer for prong collar use.
How To Use a Prong Collar Part 1: http://youtu.be/nibaQnS44FE
Starting A Dog On A Prong Collar With Conversatio…: http://youtu.be/YEnoPXgWG0U
|08-21-2014 11:01 PM|
|email@example.com||make sure you have a professional instruct you on how to use the prong. my trainer made sure it was a proper fit for my dog, and then trained me how to use it properly. You can do a lot of damage to a dog if used incorrectly.|
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