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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

Using Your Double Dog Run In the Winter Months - Dog Tie Outs for the Winter

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Winter Care for Your Double Dog Run System Snow, Wind, Freezing Temperatures!.... Here are some tips for keeping your Double Dog Run in good working order this winter: #1:  Check your leashes for cracks or kinks.    The cold weather can make almost anything brittle enough to crack;  that includes any vinyl coated leashes.  Additionally, the cold weather can lead to kinking in the lines if it gets caught around a small branch that fell in the yard from the last storm.  It is important to keep your leashes crack-free and kink-free. Need new leashes for your system?   Get new ones here! #2:  Ensure the swivels on the leashes are working properly.   Corrosion and many other things can cause the clasps or clips on the leases to become hard to use.  Ensure that the clasps are working properly and closing completely before letting your dog go off to play.  Using WD-40 or any other type of lubricant can loosen the swivels and clasps up; as well as maintain them throughout the