The P-leash is a common training method for dogs. The following are the benefits and disadvantages of using the P-leash to train a dog:
- Instantaneously realizing a certain intention by relying on the residual between desired action and performative movements in dogs;
- Strengthens the sense of responsibility in the dog;
- Improves the ability to control the dog’s body, including posture, facial expression, and tail movement;
- Improves the coordination ability of the dog, so that the dog can quickly recognize the master’s intention;
- Helps the dog to develop the ability to obey the command because it can be used to link the command with the desired action.
- The P-leash is a method that requires the dog to perform the desired action immediately after the command is given, which may lead to the dog’s anxiety and fear.
- The P-leash may cause the dog to develop a strong desire to please the master, which may lead to the dog’s stubbornness and unwillingness to listen to the master’s command.
- The P-leash may cause the dog to develop a strong tendency to respond to the command in a particular way, which may make the dog difficult to train.
- The P-leash may cause the dog to develop a fear of the master, which may lead to the dog’s disobedience and escape.
In summary, the P-leash is a useful training method for dogs, but it should be used with caution and attention to the dog’s behavior and situation.
In the process of using p-leashes in dogs’ training, it is important to use gentleness and compliance training to gradually reinforce the desired behavior through rewards, to ensure the dog’s physical health and well-being. When using p-leashes, it is recommended to pay attention to the following organs that may be affected:
- The eyes: excessive use of p-leashes may cause irritation and damage to the eyes, resulting in blurred vision or even blindness.
- The ears: excessive use of p-leashes may cause damage to the ears, resulting in deafness or even damage to the inner ear.
- The respiratory system: using p-leashes too tightly may cause irritation and damage to the respiratory system, leading to airway disease or even airway rupture.
- The gastrointestinal system: using p-leashes too tightly may cause irritation and damage to the gastrointestinal system, leading to constipation or even diarrhea.
- The skin: using p-leashes too tightly may cause damage to the skin, resulting in blistering, rash, and infection.
- The thyroid gland: there is a risk of injury to the thyroid gland, especially for medium to large size dogs that may show more prominent symptoms.
Therefore, when using p-leashes in dogs’ training, we recommend paying attention to the amount of force used and the type of harness, ensuring the safety and health of the dog. In addition, if your dog is affected by any physical discomfort, please seek timely medical attention immediately to avoid potential health risks.The trainer should pay attention to the dog’s behavior and develop appropriate training methods based on the dog’s characteristics and training objectives.