choke chain

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choke chain

choke chain

n
a collar and lead for a dog so designed that if the dog drags on the lead the collar tightens round its neck
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In the hands of owners with a good understanding of training and above-average behavior-observation skills, physical coordination, and timing, choke chains and pinch collars can be used to train many dogs to walk politely on leash with a minimum of pain.
Low end heavy and in yer craw comes the Choke Chains 7" "Cairo Scholars" on Hound Dawg.
Choke chains can make dogs pull more because of the pain associated with it.
We don't believe in hitting, verbal abuse, slip leads, choke chains or shock collars.
He does not use choke chains, physical contact or coercive methods.
You can start at eight weeks because we're not using choke chains or electricity.
Some owners believe their dogs need more serious deterrents than those listed above, such as choke chains and prong collars, but these must be used with caution.
But she doesn't believe in draconian methods of choke chains and shouting.
GONE are the days of Barbara Woodhouse, choke chains and bringing dogs to heel.
CHOKE chains can cause serious damage to a dog's neck, yet they are still widely used.
HANGING the animals by choke chains over fences and walls so all four paws were off the ground, then kicking or punching them in the stomach.
Just slide the aluminum rod along an included 4-foot leash and apply gentle downward pressure -- the positive, humane technique means no more choke chains or harsh verbal commands.