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The Dreaded “Choke” Collar

IMG_20140430_155430970The illustration at right demonstrates the proper application of a training collar, assuming that the dog will be kept on the handler’s left side in classic heel position.

Many dog obedience instructors are currently advocating a harness or buckle collar for training, instead of the more traditional metal collar, often erroneously called a choke collar. Let’s take a look at …

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