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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 06-12-2014, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Pinch collar?

What are some opinions on pinch collars/prong collars? Ive had people (gsd owners) suggest them more than anything.

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I like prong collars. Hate pinch collars. They are so difficult for me to use. And the dog ends up pulling anyway, and gasping for air. The prong stops pulling completely.

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I like prong collars. Hate pinch collars. They are so difficult for me to use. And the dog ends up pulling anyway, and gasping for air. The prong stops pulling completely.

Isn't it the same thing just a diff name?

ETA ohh you're probably thinking of the metal choke collar

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Isn't it the same thing just a diff name?


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Maybe....I believe I'm thinking of choke collars. Whoops.

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Maybe....I believe I'm thinking of choke collars. Whoops.


Lolol I just added an eta saying that)


Yeah, I hate chokes as well. I love prongs. Supposedly it's a tool that you use and take off when problem is solved but for me it will be a lifetime collar


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Supposedly it's a tool that you use and take off when problem is solved but for me it will be a lifetime collar


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Same here!

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my guy was becoming an unbearable leash puller so I tried a choke collar and he would pull anyway. I would here him wheezing he would pull that hard. tried a prong collar and its been wonderful

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You guys use it for correcting for just pulling or if the dog is doing unwanted chewing or biting?

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prongs are good - in the right hand, fitted properly..

Please know how to fit one.

https://leerburg.com/fit-prong.htm

they are not instruments of torture and you should read how to use them.

my dogs only need a flick of the wrist to be 'in control.'

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Look for quality when you shop for a prong like Prong Collars, Pinch Collars, Dog Training Collars, Curogan Collars, Chain Dog Collars, Fur Saver Collars, Choke Dog Collars, Herm Sprenger Collars. Depending on the collar you choose, you may need link it with a back up while training with one, some prongs can come apart.
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