Why Does a Sled Dog Need a Harness? (Part 1)

Why Do You Need to Train a Sled Dog to a Harness?

Dog sled training provides dog exterior improvement: breast and muscles development, the correct set of dog limbs and angulation, the development of the maximum pulling power, facilitates forming of dog stake. After warming-up the dog with sled dog harness starts pulling a wheel. The dog owher has to increase speed gradually. The dog will speed up its movement seeking to keep up with the owner. But when the allure is constant it`s possible to speed up the dog at increasing the range of movement.

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Check in the bud all the attempts of the sled dog to bring to gallop by dog leash, which should be fastened to a dog sled harness. The dog should stop for having rest at pulled leash (it should strain at dog harness). Then, you should stacking your sled dog according to the sled rules. Watch that the dog did not change the limbs position. This exercise allows to fix an extended trot into the dog with the maximum pulling and without changing the allure. At what age one should start the sled dog training? Since that moment when the dog keeps the balance at running. As a rule, the puppy is trained to a dog collar and leash at this age. It starts to pull being obessed with curiosity, but it will do it no so hard being limited in movements.

Besides, the dog collar and lead cause unnatural deformity of the puppy`s budy that is harmful in itself. And if to put on a sled dog harness and to use a towing belt instead of the dog leash, the puppy will start developing the maximal activity being free. The owner should run as fast as possible at that. In this case there will be none or a little load on the puppy. Besides, it will strengthen the dog locomotor system, develop the dog breast and gain muscle mass. The most important rule at this age is not to use measures of compulsion. Then the risk of the problems emergence is almost excluded as the life instinct won`t allow the sled dog to allow an over-extreme loadings for itself.

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