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Owning a dog is more than just having a companion; it is a responsibility. Big or small, pup or matured, it will need a good training to ensure they can understand your house rules thereby obey your commands. That is how your dog can become a good companion and protection for you and your property.

More importantly, you need to give it its own area in your home where it can retire every day. You should also schedule its meals in the same spot, as well as the area where it can eliminate. If planning to use a crate, make sure you take it out first thing and last thing of each day, and at least every after 30 minutes in between. While on training and whenever needed, use a leash for its safety.

Considering the best leash according to your dog’s need

Leash are among the most important items that each and every dog owner should have. In fact, some aficionados prefer to have more than one so they can dress up their dog and mix and match the leashes to their dog’s attire. Whether planning to have one or more leashes, make sure that you get one that matches the size of your dog and your need for it.

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There are already very many leashes in the market these days according to length, materials, and styles. Usually, your choice will depend on the kind of owner you are or your whims. Don’t forget that you are choosing to match your dog’s need. Below are some of the considerations you should have when picking one.

1. Length

If you have a pup, you should consider a shorter leash. A meter or so will suffice. This will help you take control of your dog easier. This is also something you should consider in training. You need a shorter leash when starting a training for better grip and control of your dog, and change to a longer one as your dog starts to master each command.

2. Size

Another very important consideration in choosing a leash is the size. You don’t want a small leash for a huge, matured dog because that will not suffice. Choose a smaller leash for smaller breeds of dogs, and a bigger one for larger breeds. That way, you are choosing the perfect size for your dog and ensuring its safety at the same time from broken or damaged leash.

3. Material

There are a lot of materials available in the market these days for leash. Some of these are for practical purposes while others are just for fashion. When picking something for your dog, always choose the former than the latter, unless there is a choice that is both fashionable and practical.

Choosing your dog leash is one of the important things you need to consider when you opt to adopt or train a dog. In doing so, always choose one that will guarantee your pet’s safety and fashion. For best results, you can check out online shops or ask for recommendations from experts.

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