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04-17-2014 10:51 AM
ZoeD1217 Thanks all! I will be looking for a martingale today. I'm sure I'll be back with 1000 questions on how to train her not to pull. I've tried treats... She is so hyper focused she won't take them when we are out walking.

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04-17-2014 09:24 AM
K9POPPY We sometimes use a Martingale for training, 8 weeks- up, or if you prefer a harness, the Walkeez from is awesome, well-padded, very comfortable for a pup, comes in all sizes. It just depends on what you prefer to train with. You'll probably get 100 different answers here- Bob
04-17-2014 08:55 AM
Harry and Lola I have used martingales on puppies from 8 weeks.
04-17-2014 08:50 AM
Mister C Thanks for the replies above.

At what age is it appropriate to use an martingale on a puppy?
04-17-2014 08:49 AM
Harry and Lola I like using a martingale for puppies, a proper fitting one won't allow it to slip off.
04-16-2014 10:55 PM
Originally Posted by ZoeD1217 View Post
I was thinking the harness might not help my control problem. Good to know that could be the case. What kind of harness do you use for the car? I actually do need one for that purpose anyway.

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It's a restraint system for the car. It came with the
harness harness
, but I didn't like the seat belt attachment it came with. I bought
another one another one
I did like and a stronger carabiner was purchased separately. I didn't like the one it came with.
04-16-2014 10:53 PM
Twyla Not a Lupine, just a cute one from the box store. She would be fine on a flat collar, except she kept trying to jump in front of Woolf to get his martingale on, so got her one of her own. She isn't spoiled
04-16-2014 10:50 PM
trcy I got mine from
amazon amazon
. I like the kind with the quick release, because I don't like putting them on and taking the off over the head and ears.
04-16-2014 10:49 PM
Originally Posted by trcy View Post
I use a martingale.

His seat belt for the car is a harness. I was in a rush and clipped his leash onto it when we were going into the vets. I had no control. It was a nightmare. I like the martingale. He must know the difference, because he is very easy to handle with it.

He is 10 months and 78 pounds, but we started his training with the martingale when he was 3 months.
I was thinking the harness might not help my control problem. Good to know that could be the case. What kind of harness do you use for the car? I actually do need one for that purpose anyway.

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04-16-2014 10:47 PM
Originally Posted by Twyla View Post
Harnesses can be backed out of.

I use a martingale on both dogs. The Lab, simply because I found a cute girly one for her . Woolf has a martingale as a back up to his prong.
Is it a Lupine martingale? That's what I stumbled upon on Amazon and they're cute! I was worried I might be sacrificing quality for something purdy

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