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A chain collar that tightens like a noose when the leash is pulled, used to train or control dogs or other animals. Also called choke chain.
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a nooselike collar for controlling untrained or powerful dogs. Also called choke′ chain`.
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I told her to take another look; every single dog was wearing a choke collar
BACK IN THE Day, when I began any sort of actual planned/formal training of my hunting dogs, my tools were a check rope, choke collar
and a "flushing stick," along with the ability to run 'em down to make corrections when needed.
"If you want a dog to stop pulling, some people use a choke chain." If used improperly the choke collar
can injure the important structures in his neck, including the wind pipe.
One day, Uncle Jerry calls to say he has rescued an abandoned, hungry puppy with a tight choke collar
, but he needs to find a good home for him since his apartment does not allow pets.