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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-13-2014, 10:35 AM Thread Starter
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Tried the Weenie Walker Method!

After reading this old thread that was revived yesterday:

http://www.germanshepherds.com/forum...se-puller.html

I tried it, as Viktor can be a "puller" at times.... and I must say, it worked great. It was only the one time, but I was impressed.

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I tie the leash all the time when dogs are high in drive, like going in/out of the ring for flyball, to/from the platform for dock diving, on/off the field for lure coursing. Works great, no need for special collars or equipment (and in most of these venues, stuff that's not a normal collar, leash, or harness is not allowed).

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I wish the video worked for me! I would love to watch it!
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I tie the leash all the time when dogs are high in drive, like going in/out of the ring for flyball, to/from the platform for dock diving, on/off the field for lure coursing. Works great, no need for special collars or equipment (and in most of these venues, stuff that's not a normal collar, leash, or harness is not allowed).
The video link doesn't work any more. I would like to see how the leash loops around.. Could you please post it again?
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The video link doesn't work any more. I would like to see how the leash loops around.. Could you please post it again?
Since the video didn't work, I googled the subject and came up with this:

The Leash Trick

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If it's not there, I don't have it, sorry! Found this Googling (the image source doesn't embed correctly here): Improvement on Leash - thanks to Kari - Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums

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The first time I did this with my dog she was SO MAD lol It's definitely really uncomfortable for them to pull against it, but I don't like that you have no control over their head, so not something I'd use in close quarters with other dogs.
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The prong collar is the safest most effective way to train a dog on the lead, bar none. With the Lew Burke method you can have a dog heeling off the lead in no time.
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Prong collars are banned from many sporting events.

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What does that have to do with the price of tea in China?
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