Looking at Dog Collars as a Restraint Tool | Whole Dog Journal
In this article, wee looking at dog collars primarily as a restraint tool, especially as a means to keep our dogs from slip-sliding away.
7.20.080 Dog confinement requirement. A. No dog may be tethered, fastened, chained, tied, or restrained to a shelter, tree, fence, or any other stationary object, except in accordance with Penal Code Section 597t, as may be amended. B. If a dog is confined in compliance with Subsection A., the dog owner/guardian and person with a right to control the dog may: 1. Attach a dog to a running line, pulley, or trolley system except no dog may be tethered to a running line, pulley, or trolley system by means of a choke collar or pinch collar; 2. Tether, fasten, chain, tie, or otherwise restrain a dog pursuant to the requirements of a camping or recreational area; 3. Tether, fasten, chain, or tie a dog no longer than is necessary for the person to complete a temporary task that requires the dog to be restrained for a reasonable period; 4. Tether, fasten, chain, or tie a dog while engaged in or actively training for, an activity that is conducted pursuant to a valid license issued by the State of California if the activity for which the license is issued is associated with the use or presence of a dog. Nothing in Section 7.20.080.B.4 prohibits a person from restraining a dog while participating in activities or using accommodations that are reasonably associated with the licensed activity; 5. Tether, fasten, chain, or tie a dog while actively engaged in conduct that is directly related to the business of shepherding or herding cattle or livestock, or directly related to the business of cultivating agricultural products, if the restraint is reasonably necessary for the safety of the dog. (Ord. 28079.)
Note that the CPS tested wire crates and found them seriously lacking in vehicle crashes, saying, “Wire crates should be considered as distraction prevention tools and will not provide significant protection in the case of an accident.” The crate in the CPS test collapsed and did not protect or retain the dummy dog. So, when in the car, always use a restraint harness for a large dog.
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If you have a dog, you are probably familiar with the different types of dog collars and their uses. In the early days, dog collars are only used primarily for restraining dogs from running away and for protecting the dog’s neck when encountering wolves, coyotes and other predators and war enemies. This is how spiked collars became popular. In today’s world, dog collars come in different forms, styles and uses. Some creative dog owners who want their pets to look more stylish incorporate charms into the collars, thus popularizing collar charms. What’s exciting now is that there are top 10 Best Dog Collar Charms that you can buy without a sweat. Check out this list for some ideas:While there are many styles and patterns of dog restraints that reflect your personal style, there are some other more important factors to consider when choosing a collar and leash.