Beyond the Leash: Equipment Makes a Difference

AAII 2018 presentation: Humane Equipment Use

by Katrina Boldry 

Beyond the Leash by Katrina Boldry Presentation Notes

Glossary of Terms: glossary of terms 


Product reviews & recommendations:

The Best Dog Harnesses of 2018
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/20_4/features/Best-Dog-Harnesses-2017_21622-1.html

Top 5 Favorite Dog Harnesses For Training 
http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/top-5-favorite-dog-harnesses-for-training/

Which Types of Collars and Harnesses are Safe for Your Dog?
http://drsophiayin.com/blog/entry/which-types-of-collars-and-harnesses-are-safe-for-your-dog

The Safest Types of Dog Collars (and the Most Dangerous)
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/20_12/features/Dog-Collar-Types_21744-1.html

Leashes, Collars, Harnesses: Best Gear for Positive Training
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/11_7/features/Dog-Training-Products_16042-1.html

Dog Collars or Harnesses: Which is Better?
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/news/Harnesses-VS-Collars-21760-1.html

Best Puppy Collars & Harnesses
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/19_1/features/Best-Puppy-Collars_21378-1.html

What Is the Best Dog Harness?
https://topdogtips.com/best-dog-harness/

The No-Pull Harness Debate
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/16_7/features/the-no-pull-debate_20782-1.html

Canine automobile safety harnesses – seat belts designed for dogs – are not all created equal. Whole Dog Journal.
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/17_13/features/Our-Safety-Harness-Recommendation_21126-1.html


Equipment Training Articles:

Are Head Collars on Dogs Dangerous or Safe? It’s All About Technique!
https://drsophiayin.com/blog/entry/are-head-collars-on-dogs-dangerous-or-safe/

Gentle Leader Head Collar: Reinforcement or Punishment?
https://drsophiayin.com/blog/entry/gentle-leader-head-collar-reinforcement-or-punishment/

Putting on a Harness (Jacket, Thundershirt, etc.)
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/18_6/features/Putting-on-a-Harness-Jacket-Thundershirt-etc_21228-1.html

Proper Use of Head Halters for Leash Training
https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/3_6/features/5107-1.html


Research and reference:

Harnesses Not Collars
https://servicedogtraininginstitute.ca/blog/245-blog-why-not-to-use-collars-in-training

Detecting Subtle Injuries, Dr. Chris Zink at APDT by Patricia McConnell
https://www.patriciamcconnell.com/theotherendoftheleash/detecting-subtle-injuries-dr-chris-zink-at-apdt

Pressure Distribution in Guide Dog harnesses
Published study on pressure points in guide harnesses. This is the publication you’ve been looking for.

PROVET HEALTHCARE INFORMATION – Growth Plate Closure Times – Dogs
Chart with the range at which dog’s bones mature

Reflections on Chest Harness (shoulder pivot), BRIGITTE JOST
A digestible explanation of how harnesses affect movement, English translation.
Original article in German. 

Dogs In Motion
Gorgeous hardcover book with DVD. Martin S. Fischer and Karin E Lilje with illustrations from Jonas Laustroer and Amir Andikfar


A few nifty Info Graphics and Diagrams

Free Poster: The Four Categories of Operant Conditioning
http://info.drsophiayin.com/free-poster-on-operant-conditioning

Free Resources: Doggie Drawings posters by Lili Chin
https://www.doggiedrawings.net/freeposters

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