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Offline kcurly

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TIA for any suggestions.

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Re: What is the best harness for a Great Dane for greater control?
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2008, 06:57:48 pm »
I've tried the easy-walk harness, gentle leader and prong collar.

I am a recent convert to the gentle leader.  I LOVE it.  I will NEVER use anything else for training again.  I have gotten the best results with it out of the three.  I can walk two dogs and not even budge if they pull.  It's been great for my one guy who can get excitable when meeting people and jumping up.  I have maximum control.  I occasionally get people asking me "does your dog bite?", "will your dog bite me?" , "is your dog friendly?", "is that a muzzle?".  It doesn't bother me really.  It keeps the kind of people away that I don't want to talk to anyway. :)

The easy-walk was pretty good.  I could still be pulled around a bit but the big pain in the @ss was that the leash attached to the chest of the dog and he would always be hitting the leash clasp with his forelegs and I don't think that felt good. 

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Re: What is the best harness for a Great Dane for greater control?
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2008, 12:01:56 pm »
thanks a bunch gunna try the gentle leader