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by sydking
Sun Jun 07, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Collar VS Harness
Replies: 11
Views: 719

Re:

InBearsMemory wrote:Personally I use both but it also depends what we are doing. If I want a nice relaxing walk I have my dog wear a collar but if I want the dog to get a good work out I have it wear a harness. I like both options.


why would the dog receive a better work out with a harness on?
by sydking
Mon May 18, 2009 5:06 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Ruby RAN!!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 677

thats heaps good, grats

on the other hand that's all my girl ever does as soon as she sees someone, goes nuts and just wants to meet them, its so annoying after a while.
by sydking
Sun Apr 26, 2009 4:10 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: A reminder to check your equipment
Replies: 24
Views: 7171

I've used ties outs a lot in the past and I've found that the best way is to have a large free floating "O" ring on the collar. You can usually buy those at any hardware store, and get a big one. I use about a 2 1/2" "O" ring for my 1 1/2" wide collar and a 3" one...
by sydking
Sun Apr 26, 2009 3:49 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: thinking of a chain leash
Replies: 10
Views: 903

im using a chain leach at the moment wiht a padded nylon handle, ive done some reserch and asked around and have decided on a rope leash. its double bradied marine rope with a 2.5 tonne breaking limmit, 10mm thick with a heavey duty bullsnap i dont mind the chain, i just dont trust the nylon handle...
by sydking
Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: thinking of a chain leash
Replies: 10
Views: 903

im using a chain leach at the moment wiht a padded nylon handle, ive done some reserch and asked around and have decided on a rope leash. its double bradied marine rope with a 2.5 tonne breaking limmit, 10mm thick with a heavey duty bullsnap i dont mind the chain, i just dont trust the nylon handle
by sydking
Fri Apr 24, 2009 3:52 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: What kind of collar should I get?
Replies: 19
Views: 1121

the best thing that has worked for me was something i read of thi siste, as soon as the dog starts to walk ahead and pull quickly change direction with a command like NO and walk in the oppoiste derection, they wil soon lern that pulling gets them nowere after 3 walks my pup got the hang of things a...
by sydking
Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: chain or leather leashes
Replies: 8
Views: 645

brass is the stongest for a clasp am i correct?
by sydking
Sun Apr 19, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: chain or leather leashes
Replies: 8
Views: 645

i might get a climbing rope, but do they come with thoes carabiee things attacheed, or do yo u need to put your own clasp on?
by sydking
Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: chain or leather leashes
Replies: 8
Views: 645

chain or leather leashes

seen a discussion on another site about chain and leather leashes, they seem to think that a leather leash is stonger then a chain? i find this hard to belive, does anyone have any experince on what they think or know its the stongest leash out there, i know the clasp plays a big part but im more lo...
by sydking
Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:24 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Raw meaty bones--age limit?
Replies: 14
Views: 1479

my girl is 17 weeks atm, shes was getting chicken necks and baby pork ribs at 9 weeks and from 12 weeks chicken wings, now pigs trotters and any other raw bones i get from the butcher. your dog will be fine, even a more reason to give while teething. i feed outside, they make a bit of a mess draggin...
by sydking
Thu Mar 12, 2009 8:27 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Long Line for 4.55
Replies: 8
Views: 557

i also put my girl on a long rope in the park, about 15 foot i think,

i get worried that it she could break her leg mabey? anyone ever had problems?
by sydking
Tue Mar 10, 2009 2:31 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Weightpull Harness Questions...
Replies: 26
Views: 1805

could i weight pull my girl with the harness attached to my bike, and her pull me?


anyone tired anything other then thoes sleds?
by sydking
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: a good find
Replies: 2
Views: 389

a good find

ive been wanting to make a spring pole for a while now, ive mad one form an tire tube for now, but today on my way home i found this. its perfect for a spring pole, do you think that's what it was, it looks brand new the red bit at the top opens and locks back in so i can secure it to an high up obj...
by sydking
Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:41 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Fat Collars?
Replies: 18
Views: 1599

im thinking of going with a collar mania collar, but there is to much to choose form in the hardware section, i want a really strong collar so what should i choose?

maybe a 4 ply?

im not sure on the hardware section either, what is teh strongest? a double roller buckle?
by sydking
Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:24 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: for those that tether
Replies: 13
Views: 898

You've decided to get half an idea after you get the dog? Good work. I'm not assuming things. Yes the dog may well be an inside&outside dog now but you cannot deny that to begin with, you didn't have a clue where to keep it. Looking into things to prepare for a possible change of circumstances ...

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