Pets & Animals 

How to Properly Use a Prong Collar on a Puppy

The very first things I do before I use a prong collar on a puppy is: 1. Show the owner how it feels 2. Introduce the prong collar to the dog before I ever use it. That is to say that I teach the puppy what he or she should expect and how to avoid this correction. the prong collar, often called a pinch collar, can be a very effective tool for controlling a strong, large dog without using much force. It is not a tool of torture that so many people will tell you. If it is used incorrectly…
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Pets & Animals 

Prong Collar Haters and Why Are Prong Collars an Important Training Tool for Some Dogs

Prong collar haters will always be the first to criticize anyone using a prong, also known as a pinch, collar. In this Q&A video, I address one such viewer who feels that using a prong collar on a dog is very cruel. I explain why the prong collar is important and also give her a lecture on why attacking people who use such tools is not good etiquette. Check my online dog training here I have helped countless dogs in our nation's shelters, many of whom I'm certain ended up there because people gave up on them and didn't investigate…
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