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  1. Conditioning
    Hello! I'm new to GP and really want to get my boy into weight pull competition. I picked up a treadmill for him and met up with a UKC judge who is letting me borrow a harness until I get my own. I was wondering if anyone here conditions their dogs by dragging chains with their weight pull...
  2. Bullies 101
    so i was wondering what i should put on my dog for walking when he gets bigger. i was told to use a choker chain but i have no idea if i should use it because i don't know what type of damage it would do if any at all :pup: :confused:
  3. General Discussion
    Bailey is outside and until I can buy a kennel I need a GOOD strong chain and collar. I bought a big wide collar that she cannot break but it slips over her head and thats the only size it comes in/ Also,I have no idea where(dumb ?) and what size chain to get that she cannot break. I have her on...
  4. Obedience Training
    - I found a great website that has all the info and studies I have done research on. It talks about the dangers of slip chains but also Head Halties and easy walker harnesses fall into this category too. Because the Halties and easy walkers twist the body they can cause long term damage to the...
  5. General Discussion
    Does the concept of choker chains work? That when the dog pulls on the leash itll constrict their throats and through that training they'll learn to not pull on the leash?
  6. Conditioning
    I know its old school but has anyone had success with it? I've read some old keeps that had it but used a walking harness. Has anyone done this?What harness did you use? Did you like it? I was thinking of doing it but using a conditioning harness instead of a walking harness.
  7. General Discussion
    I am sick of this is anyone else? I just returned from a Bully gathering and at least 85% of the owners had dogs on 2" chain collars. Come on people you spend up to $2000 on your dogs and you cant afford to buy a proper collar for your loved ones. Chains belong on snow tires not dogs. Get some...
  8. General Discussion
    O.K. coco just broke her 3rd runner.I'm going to lowe's tomorrow to get a chain for her.But I need something very strong and light weight ( I don't want a big heavy chain pulling on her neck) Just wondering what type you all use. Also I had her hooked to the support beam on the outside of house...
  9. Obedience Training
    I did a search and didnt find anything But I just wanted to know if I could start my girl wearing a choke chain when i have her out to playing with her( yes when she has the choke chain on I would be watching the WHOLE TIME) because she doesnt really listen to the FIRM NOs, especially when she...
  10. General Discussion
    hey i got a question for ya. Not tryin to make anyone here mad or accuse anyone of anything, just trying to get the low down on some info. I was watchin this show on Animal Plan, and some jerk was breeding pitbulls for fighting, and he had them all in his yard chained, each with their own...
  11. General Discussion
    I was wondering why people put these huge chains on there dogs. i mean know its so they wont get out. but will a game pitbull always want to fight. it just doesnt seem like the dogs every get to socalize with one another and i was just wondering if yall let your dogs chill with each other...
  12. General Discussion
    Just wondering why some folks, particularly kennel owners, advertise their dogs with large "chain collars"? Granted, most come with the disclaimer of "it was just for the picture", but why even utilize it for advertisement? What sort of clientèle are you marketing to with that image? (nd yes...
  13. General Discussion
    i have been seeing a number of pitbulls with heavy looking chains around their neck, i have heard of people using weighted collars is this just people doing a cheaper way of strengthening the neck? quite a few of these owners seem questionable, we have major dog fighting issues in chicago, and...
  14. General Discussion
    Dog owners could get 90 days to break chains By RICK LAVENDER The Times GAINESVILLE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gainesville dog owners who keep their pets tethered or chained may have 90 days to comply with a chaining ban the City Council...
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