On January 29 2008, 4:13 AM, kyliestar wrote:okay, i've just had a look around the web, and it seems that the state i live in, is the only one that prong collars are illegal.
i also read that in other states, that it says that if yr dog is harmed using the prong collar from plunging forward, you used it at yr own risk.
my dog is very dog aggressive, and will do anything to try to get off his leash whilst walking him, i'm wondering if there is any chance of injury with that level of aggression using this collar?
if so, i might try to get a collar and walk him near my house where i can keep an eye out for other dogs and take him inside if any come along.
he's starting private training soon, so hopefully i can work his aggression out of him.
On February 04 2008, 3:15 AM, kyliestar wrote:i had two trainers come in last weekend to evaluate my dog.. and it seems he isn't so dog aggressive as we thought.. he just isn't used to be around other dogs, he doesn't lunge, he just goes nuts and makes the high pitched staffy noise and tries to get off the leash, but they told me they have about 5 other staffys in their class right now, that were exactly the same in the beginning, and now they play together! so im very excited about what the results of the 10 week course i just enrolled him in. it's going to be a lot of work, but i'm up for the challenge! i couldn't stand having to have my baby put down.
oh, and they use the choker chains.. we've got a correctly fitted solid one for him, he starts his training on sunday!
and thankyou katiek.. yr information is similar to what the trainers taught me on saturday. i never thought he would learn so quickly, even the trainers said he was really smart. they said he was the first staffy they've seen that's not overweight. haha.
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