by Photo Munki
Head Halters and Your Dog
Head halters are becoming more popular as a method of restraining big dogs rather than using a choke chain. The head halter was developed in much the same way as the horse bridle and is put to similar use. The dog head halter fits around the dog’s head and you are then able to lead your dog in the direction you want to go.
Many dogs will take to a collar very quickly so if you add a choke chain your dog will not react adversely because he is used to wearing his own collar. However, a head halter is an entirely different piece of kit. If you had never worn anything around your head or across your nose, it’s possible your reaction would not be too favorable the first time someone tried to impose this on you. You dog will not like it either, especially if he has never worn a muzzle. It takes around the same time for a dog to become accustomed to his head