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Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
Walking a Husky: Tips Against Pulling (and Some More)
Join date : 2016-02-13
Location : Georgia
|Subject: Re: Walking a Husky: Tips Against Pulling (and Some More) Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:50 pm|| |
I have had a lot of success with a variety of dogs using a head harness. The type that turns their head if they pull. I have never used it on a husky and it takes some getting used to, but I had a ton of success with my boxer mix who passed away in 2008.
The gentle leader type. I was trying to post a link but can't?
I used them to do a bit of training on shelter dogs as well.
Last edited by jspec0482 on Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:57 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Link)
Join date : 2015-09-22
Location : Philippines
|Subject: Re: Walking a Husky: Tips Against Pulling (and Some More) Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:19 pm|| |
- @dm229 wrote:
- Hey guys, just joining the convo. I'm intrigued by the front-clip harness that you purchased, Loujaye. How's the quality? I think I want to try it on Axe as well. Not that he pulls hard when we take walks, but I have to constantly adjust him so that he walks just slightly behind me off to one side. Sometimes when I break off into a run he would also cross in front of me, which is not a good thing when we're off full tilt (I'm a big guy, 6'1 200+ lbs and I don't want to break his bones accidentally by stepping on him). Any chance I can get the link to the online store you bought the harness from here in the Philippines? Thanks!
Hi TJ! Oh, definitely easier to "steer" with the front-clip harness (though we're still working on Luna's "crossing"; I don't mind having her walk a bit ahead, as long as she doesn't cross in front of us so much). I got Luna's harness from Dogify Pet Shop. It's based in Albay, so they just ship the merchandise. I couldn't find any other pet shop that sells front-clip harnesses here so I just ordered online. It feels pretty sturdy. I mean, it holds the shop owner's pitbulls pretty well, so that ought to account for something. You can see their designs in the Facebook page
Join date : 2016-01-10
Location : Long Island, NY
|Subject: Re: Walking a Husky: Tips Against Pulling (and Some More) Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:43 pm|| |
Just wanted to throw my 2 cents in here. Zhukov PULLS on the leash. He pulls for the entire walk. I recently got the "Easy Walk" harness. It has the leash ring on his chest and this drastically changed his walk style. No more of the pulling. Overnight it really improved our walks, since I don't feel like I am being dragged around the neighborhood by a gorilla and I don't have to worry about him hurting himself by straining against the collar.
We are also working on the "Heel" command.... I will let you know how that goes...
|Subject: Re: Walking a Husky: Tips Against Pulling (and Some More) || |
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