You can teach a dog not to pull with treats. There is a good video on one of the threads called surprise game or something like it. That of course will take more time. A prong collor does have the metal prongs on the inside and works well much sooner. The prong has to be used properly, however. It doesn't hurt per se, as much as it applies greater pressure. I've tried a prong on my arm, full force in the past, you don't feel each prong, but rather feel a pressure across the length of the collar.
chris and clark (whelped 07/18/2008)