Beaphar Gentle Leader Head Collar for Dogs Black Small
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The Beaphar Gentle Leader® is a unique and patented design that provides a gentle and effective way to lead and train your dog. It works by mimicking the natural muzzle grab that higher-ranking dogs and other canine species perform within their pack. This natural behavior is used to communicate reassurance, strengthen the bond between pack members, and deter unwanted behaviors.
Unlike traditional training aids, the Beaphar Gentle Leader® is more than just a tool—it is a life concept that helps you establish a positive connection and bond with your dog, positioning you as their pack leader. By using the Gentle Leader®, training becomes quick, simple, and fun for both you and your dog, creating a harmonious and cooperative relationship.
Once the Gentle Leader® is fitted correctly, your dog will learn to associate its action with positive experiences. The design of the Gentle Leader® leverages your dog's natural instincts to prevent pulling on the leash, lunging at other pets or people, and engaging in other unwanted behaviors during walks.
The Beaphar Gentle Leader® addresses the instinctual pulling behavior in three ways:
- Gentle pressure is applied to the back of the neck, stimulating a relaxation response similar to when a mother carries a puppy by the scruff of its neck.
- Gentle pressure is applied around the muzzle through the nose loop, providing reassuring control and communication.
- It functions like a halter rope, guiding the dog's movement by leading the nose, and the body naturally follows.
The Beaphar Gentle Leader® was developed by veterinary surgeon Professor Robert Anderson, Director of the Animal Behavior Clinic at the University of Minnesota, USA, and Ruth Foster, former President of the American National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors. Their expertise and understanding of canine behavior and training have contributed to the design and effectiveness of this innovative tool.
By using the Beaphar Gentle Leader®, you can guide and train your dog in a gentle and humane way, promoting a positive relationship and well-behaved behavior on the leash.
Very effective in preventing my dog from pulling. Unfortunately the leaders do not last long.
I have tried several different types but my dog seems happier with this one. It works really well and does exactly what it says