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Is a Collar or Harness Better for My Dog? (UPDATED 2022) - Walking and Dog Tie Out Stakes

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There are a number of suggestions across the board for whether a collar or harness is better for dogs.  Some trainers and websites advise that a certain type of collar is best and others say that a harness is best... So, now what do you do? Let's look into this further and help you figure out if a collar or harness is best for your dog.   Are you walking your dog on a leash; or will your dog be using a dog tie out? Using a Harness or Collar when Walking Your Dog: Using a a harness for walking has become general practice, but not all dogs need a harness .  For example, if your dog is trained and walks like a champ, you don't need a harness, a collar will do just fine. However, if your dog needs to get used to walking on a leash, then a harness may be better when on walks through the park.  This will eliminate your dog from basically gagging itself and hacking down the trail through the park.  Training your dog to use a collar should be your ultimate goal.  A harness is great

Our Children and the Two Dogs- Double Dog Run Family

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The Things Our Children Do for their Two Dogs Over the weekend we needed to get the dogs some food.   Our son was insistent on carrying the bag through the store, even though we had a cart he could put it in.  We said, "Axl- there is a cart right here."   He responded, "No, I am going to carry this bag for my dogs.  It is for them."   His face started turning red as he struggled to pick  it up.  He got it up onto his shoulder like he had seen me do many times.  Nervous about this venture and my son's determination to really carry this bag, I stood behind him to be sure all was ok. I got a firm look from Axl and he stated he was all good now, so I walked a few steps ahead awaiting was will happen…. He continued…"Yeah… see… I am going to carry this for my dogs…….see…." His mom and I were busy talking about something on the shelf  and turned around to find him …. He repeated, "No, no… I got it…." "No really, I'