Walking your dog is enriching as can be for a dog, and it’s good exercise for you and for your dog.
If your dog, though, is taking you for a walk – a prong, choke collar or e-collar (electronic collar) – are not humane choices, or actually nearly as effective as positive training, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Theresa DePorter. She explains why people think this equipment works better than it truly does.
So, what’s the right thing to do? She explains.