Got a new puppy? Then you’ll need the right dog training equipment — like a puppy training collar (or dog harness) and a dog lead — to start teaching your dog how to walk on a leash. Here’s how to choose the best dog training collar and dog training leads for leash walking.
Dog Walking, Leashes & Collars
See how to walk your dog without pulling and teach your dog to walk right alongside of you. (It's also called loose leash walking, heeling, or no-pull walking.) Plus, tips from dog experts to help you choose the right dog leash and dog collar for your pet.
This is one of the best leashes for dogs – especially for big dogs AND for dogs that pull – because of the shock-absorbing features that are built-in.
Here’s proof that a basic dog collar can be dangerous leading your dog to get entangled. It happened to me twice… with 2 different types of dog collars!
When walking your dog on a leash, do you keep the leash tight? Most people do. However, once you decide to give loose leash walking a try, I’m confident that you’ll find loose leash walking is MUCH more comfortable — and enjoyable — for both you and your dog!
You need to know that a retractable dog leash was simply not designed to work properly 100% of the time when you need it to. So, if you do use a retractable leash, then you need to know how to use it safely — and correctly. Here are some retractable dog leash safety tips.
The Gentle Leader head collar definitely transformed how both of our dogs walk on a leash with us. This was clear from the very first day we used it! Here’s how it went for us…
Got a dog? Then you need to find some dog waste bags and a dog poop bag holder or dispenser that you like. The bags… I’m not so particular about. That’s the easy part. But finding a dog poop bag holder that you like… now that’s a whole different story. I found it!
My dogs were as confused by ‘Heel’ as I was. I certainly wasn’t teaching them very well. Here’s how I incorporated some things from Loose Leash Walking and added my own modifications to get my dogs to understand the concept of ‘Heel’. Finally… dog walks are enjoyable again!
These fleece-lined boots have the added warmth and comfort of a fleece lining. Perfect for cold temperatures and snow. But I like them best for muddy days in the backyard. No more muddy paw prints on hardwood floors and carpets!