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What is a Headcollar?
When your pet is taking you all over the neighbourhood when you go for a stroll, you might want to consider a hood. What is a Headcollar? "But although it looks a little like a mother-of-pearl, a neck tie is actually just a necklace of a different kind, developed for those who like to draw their men when running.
There is a belt that runs around your dog's nostrils and another belt that runs around his throat, just behind his ear. This lead is fastened to the halter under the dog's jaws on a ring which is also fastened to the noseband. As your pet begins to draw, the shape of the collar causes the dog's nostrils to turn down and back towards you, making it hard for his body to move further.
Headcollar is a very humanitarian way of restraining as it does not cause aches. Several headgear brands are "Gentle Leader", "Promise Collar" and "Halti". "How should a Headcollar suit? Headcollar must be correctly positioned to be efficient and convenient for your pet.
Your dog's collar should be as high as possible on his throat, just behind his ear. It should be just enough so that you can place a hand between it and your dog's throat. You should adjust the nostril so that when the dog's lips are shut, the nostril can slip down where the nasal membrane begins - but not so loosely that it can slip off the end of the nostril.
Of course, the nose piece sits under your dog's eye. Headcollar is a very human way to hold your pet - it is more efficient than a choking necklace or a tine necklace, but it is not aching. What is your dog's reaction to a Headcollar? At first most of our puppies are able to stand a helmet.
The first time you put on the headband, your pet can try to remove it by poking its nostrils or grating its nostrils on the floor, on you or anything that comes near it. It is best to keep your mind upright and keep it in motion through good oral reinforcements and delicacy.
After all, most of our pets always wear headbands. If your puppy combines the halter with a stroll, he will start to respond in a positive way, and soon you will enjoy walking together (and not be so self-conscious if you are carried around by a poodle)! Ensure that the noseband fits correctly around the throat and high behind the ear, but loosely enough around the nostril to allow the noseband to glide smoothly to the meaty part of the nostril.
Headcollar is not a sash. Dogs that wear headcollars can still enjoy eating, drinking, panting, barking and biting. Do not use a stiff jolt with the brace. Do not use the headcollar with the leash on. Make sure that your pet does not run quickly to the end of the leash; if it does, it can give itself a severe jolt.
Dogs should only use a harness when walking on a lead and/or when supervised directly.