Gentle leader head collars are a great way to control your dog on a leash and are very helpful when it comes to training your dog to walk on a leash. Gentle leaders don't inflict pain on your dog like other collars-choke, prong and electronic-but there are pros and cons to the gentle leader. When you have a gentle leader on your dog, it does look like a muzzle, and people will think that you have an aggressive dog. The other drawback to the gentle leader is that most dogs do not like it when you first put it on. In this article you'll discover some techniques that will help your dog to accept the collar.
Eric Letendre, author of the book "The Amazing Dog Training Man," has been professionally training dogs for the past 18 years and has helped literally thousands of dog owners learn gentle and effective training methods to teach obedience and solve behavior problems. On Eric's website, www.AmazingDogTrainingMan.com, he offers over 1000 pages of dog training tips, videos, and articles as well as dog training books, DVDs, and online dog training courses.