How Do You Train a Dog To Walk on a Harness?

How Do You Train a Dog To Walk on a Harness?

For any dog owner, training a young puppy, or trying to rehabilitate a dog whose training has been lacking, one of the first items on the agenda is to get them to walk properly beside you. Without this, walks are simply going to be a battle of wills otherwise. In...
How Do I Stop My Dog From Chewing On His Harness?

How Do I Stop My Dog From Chewing On His Harness?

For as long as dogs have been our favorite pets, humans have had to deal with a particular problem, which can occur no matter the breed, the size, or in some cases the age, of the dog. That problem is dogs chewing things they shouldn’t. In some circles, they actually...
Does a Harness Calm a Dog?

Does a Harness Calm a Dog?

For centuries humans have tried to understand the psychology of dogs, and to be fair, we’ve worked them out pretty well. OK, there may some incidents involving a dog’s behavior where we simply stand bemused wondering what the hell induced it to behave in a particular...
Do Harnesses Stop Dogs From Pulling?

Do Harnesses Stop Dogs From Pulling?

One of the most common questions that dog owners ask about the training of their dogs, is how to stop the dog from pulling. Every one of us has either experienced a dog that pulls or watched, possibly in amusement, as a dog takes their owner for a walk down along the...
Can You Train a Dog With a Harness?

Can You Train a Dog With a Harness?

Dog owners buy harnesses for their dog for all sorts of reasons, and one of the main ones often cited is that they believe it will help them train their dog. This often comes from those who have tried to train a dog that wears a collar and failed to do so properly....
Can Harnesses Hurt Dogs?

Can Harnesses Hurt Dogs?

If you are a dog owner, we assume that you love your dog, and as you would for any member of your family that you love, you want to make sure they are safe and well-cared for. This often leads to a multitude of questions needing to be asked, and countless decisions to...