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Q. I have a Yorkshire Terrier that is VERY hyper. What do you suggest to correct a small dog with?
I have a Yorkshire Terrier that is VERY hyper. What do you suggest to correct a small dog?

A. Dog training is not size or breed specific – it’s temperament and drive specific. I have written that about 300 times on our web site. Small dogs are no different than big dogs.

This means you use a prong collar for dog training. A nylon choke collar is not a training collar for anything other than aggression. It is not an obedience training collar.

There are only 3 obedience collars:

1- a flat collar (nylon or leather)
2- a prong collar
3- an electric collar
  
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