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Retractable dog leashes often cause more problems than they're worth

Retractable Dog Leashes: Tackling a Genuinely Controversial Problem

When it comes to leashes, you have a multitude of options to choose from. They come in different lengths, materials, colors, and configurations. And, unfortunately, a lot of people gravitate toward retractable dog leashes. These contraptions allow dogs to range 15, 24, and even 30 feet away from you on your walks! And people make seemingly good cases for why this is a good idea. But retractable dog leashes also pose hazards - to your dog and YOU. Before you grab one off the shelf, make sure you're making an informed decision.
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Leash training is an important step in a dog's life

Leash Training: Making Walks as Peaceful (and Fun) as Possible

Even if your dog spends most of their outdoor time in the backyard, you may still need to venture out in public now and then. You take vacations, go to vet visits, and ae trips around the neighborhood. For your dog's safety - and your own - it's important to have proper leash-training checked off. And while it may sound complicated, it's actually an easy process. With patience, a store of treats, and this handy primer, we'll have you and your pup strolling the sidewalks in no time.
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