Padded martingale harness?

by Michelle
(Nashville )

I am looking for a padded martingale harness for my great pyr who pulls while walking. Any suggestions?

Comments for Padded martingale harness?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Mar 30, 2017
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Walking well on a leash
by: Anonymous

Your Pyr should not pull when you walk him. This is not comfortable for either of you. It's also not safe with such a big dog. No one is enjoying the walk.

Take some time, patience and consistency to do the following:

As soon as he starts to pull, stop.

Don't move until there is no tension (it may be just a second so be quick) in the leash. This means he may turn to look at you to say 'what the heck?'
Say 'good boy' (the second there is no tension) and move forward.
He'll pull, again, and you stop, again.
Don't move until there is no tension in the leash etc...

you get the picture. This will take time but in the end, you'll have a much more enjoyable walk.

Rather than a padded harness, get a harness to which you attach the lead in the front. You have more control that way. And, you won't need that 'control' once he's trained.

Mar 30, 2017
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Padded harness
by: Freeandalive1

My pyr is 10 weeks old. From the sec I got her, I started teaching her to sit the minute she sees me...i reward with treat and lots of love and kisses and pets...then I started telling her to sit and I put her leash on..so now when we are walking, if she gets to far ahead I tell her to sit and reward her with kisses,rubs and love, then we keep moving...sometimes she will turn around in her walk just to come sit at my feet waiting for attention, then she takes off again. We have a big property but I still walk her on the leash getting her used to times I may want to take her on the road with me to a park,etc...after we walk a bit, I bring her to me to sit, reward her and then take off the leash...the rest of the walk I practice with her staying within my voice and I still bring her over to sit and get kisses...but I let her roam within eyesight and call her back every few minutes so she knows she has to stay with me...it's working so far and a joy twice a day for both of us🐫🌞💗

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Great Pyrenees Questions.









Breaking News

  1. Causes of death

    Sep 14, 21 07:13 PM

    My 10 year old male passed away unexpectedly...has no previous health issues..he was dry heaving when we woke in morning but settled in for snuggles....when

    Read More

  2. Millie

    Sep 08, 21 09:33 AM

    *ADOPTING PENDING* Millie came to us from the Kingston Humane Society. She was found as a stray with two other big white mixes. She is about 8-years-old,

    Read More

  3. Kobi

    Sep 08, 21 09:21 AM

    *ADOPTION PENDING* Kobi came to us when his family situation changed. Kobi is very friendly, with much energy. He loves kids, and is always happy to

    Read More

  4. Biting and chewing

    Sep 07, 21 10:12 AM

    I have a 4 month old GP pup. He is obsessed with chewing and biting everything within reach including humans. He is not aggressive or mean. I know he

    Read More

  5. Back feet turn in

    Sep 06, 21 04:47 PM

    Hi there and thanks for considering my question. I recently acquired a 10 week old purebred Great Pyrenees puppy whose rear feet (toes specifically) curl

    Read More

  6. Swimming motion with front legs

    Sep 04, 21 09:09 AM

    My great Pyrenees is just turning four. I’ve had him since he was a puppy and he has always had this peculiar behavior of lying on his side and moving

    Read More

  7. Edelweiss

    Aug 17, 21 08:36 AM

    Five days before her 13th birthday our beloved Edelweiss crossed the rainbow bridge peacefully with my hand on her head. We had a wonderful 3 years and

    Read More

  8. Tina

    Aug 11, 21 03:42 PM

    D.O.B. July 12, 2017 Located in Erin, Ontario This sweetheart Great Pyr came in because she became protective of the 10-year-old child when that child's

    Read More