Are martingale collars good for dogs? Martingale collars are gentle which makes them a great option for a variety of hounds, irrespective of their size or breed. They are ideal if you want more control over your hound or if your pup tends to slip or back out of their collar.
Are martingale collars cruel? Martingale collars are specifically designed not to be cruel. Unlike choke collars, you can set the limit to which the collar can close when your dog is pulling, so that it will never cause them serious harm. But a Martingale collar is just a tool, and like all tools, it can be used in a positive or a negative way.
Why you shouldn’t use a martingale collar? Although martingale collars are safe, the loose design and dangling ring does have a higher chance of getting caught on things. For that reason, dogs should always be supervised while wearing martingale collars.
Do martingale collars help with pulling? Effective for Training
Whether you are dealing with a puppy or an older rescue, martingale collars are a great way to teach your dog not to pull while on leash. Dogs that are still learning good leash manners are also more likely to pull or back out of their collars when they see other dogs or distractions.