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by Stephatron
Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Dog aggressive Labrador Retriever (kinda long)
Replies: 6
Views: 2033

Re: Dog aggressive Labrador Retriever (kinda long)

Thank you so much for your advice. I am completely against shock collars, prong collars, and choke chains. I work in a pet store as a dog trainer and as soon as I even see someone purchasing that, I steer them away and warn them of the harm it causes, mainly a collapsed trachea and most people end u...
by Stephatron
Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Dog aggressive Labrador Retriever (kinda long)
Replies: 6
Views: 2033

Re: Dog aggressive Labrador Retriever (kinda long)

What's funny about my lab is that she actually likes 3 or 4 dogs - my husky because she met him at 8 weeks old, my neighbor's border-doodle whom she met as a puppy too, my friend's Lab/Chow mix, and my coworker's long haired Chihuahua. Other than that, I've pinpointed that she doesn't like furry dog...
by Stephatron
Sun Nov 14, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Dog aggressive Labrador Retriever (kinda long)
Replies: 6
Views: 2033

Dog aggressive Labrador Retriever (kinda long)

Hello all. I need some advice. I have two dogs - a lab and a husky (a year and 5 months). My yellow Lab, she was from an animal shelter in the area and I got her when she was 8 months old, in June of 2007. So she is now about 4. I got her on the whim and convinced my parents to let me keep her. I di...
by Stephatron
Sun Nov 14, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Training Tools
Topic: Is what you all call the halti the same as the gentle leader
Replies: 3
Views: 2911

Re: Is what you all call the halti the same as the gentle leader

Actually, the Gentle Leader is also an anti-anxiety device. It pushes a nerve on the back of the dog's head that soothes and calms them down. It takes about 5 or 10 minutes on average for it to kick in but it works wonders. You should not constantly pull on it though because dogs become dependent on...