The Dog Leash - Keep Your Pet Safe - 8 Pics

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If you are walking your dog in a public place, more than likely you will be required to have him on a leash. You should consider a dog leash as one of your first purchases to make when you get your new best friend. A quality leash should match your dogs breed, age, and size. The color of your dogs collar, harness, or coat will probably play a role in your decision also. What color really accentuates your dogs coat or other accessories? After all, you want to show off your dog just as much as getting the exercise you both need.

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Leashes used for training are often referred to as training leads or simply leads. They are perfect for teaching your dog several commands. Common commands that will keep you and your dog safer while out in public, or even at home, are "come", "stay", "heel", or "sit". You should spend approximately 15 to 20 minutes reinforcing these commands and then continue the lessons daily until your dog gets the idea. The traditional leash for walking comes in leather, nylon, or cotton. These leashes are the most common and are offered in numerous styles and decorations. Nylon leashes can have a reflective strip for added safety. These leashes come in various lengths however the six-foot length is what most local laws require.

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