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

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

A Celebration of Our Family's Loving, Honorable and Loyal Dog, Sheila!

Yesterday was a day of great sorrow and celebration for our dog, Sheila.  At 16 years old, Sheila is not only, loving, loyal and there for us as a family, but also accomplished great things just by being here on earth.   Sheila has been an inspiration to our family pack; and I don't know if she ever realized what her presence did to impact other dogs and families.  She truly accomplished everything she came here to do, and so much more.  It is truly an honor to have been her friend, her family to be able to help her through to the next journey. We want to thank and appreciate a friend of ours Rebecca W. of BioTraceIT who has been a great part of the development, and a soon to be release PainTrace reading machine.  Because of this machine and her kindness to run the test for us, we were able to make a decision, and finally understand where our Shiela's pain was at... which was not good for even a human.  "I personally tested the machine myself to see what my baseline was