Anyone want a slightly used Min Pin?

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  1. Georgygirl

    Georgygirl Uffda!

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    She's in good condition! Cute as a button!

    She almost gave me a heart attack today. :rolleyes: We were taking the her and Joey on a walk today and she managed to slip out of her halti (which she has never done before) and she took off down the street. BF took off after her and I ran back to the apartment to drop off Joey and grab some treats to tempt her with. When I got out of the apartment she came around the building and ran up to me. Then played a little game of "can't catch me!" until she figured out I had treats. I grabbed her and brought her inside and she got to spend some time in her crate while we took Joey for a walk. I think I'll walk her in a harness and halti from now on. Now I've gotta find a leash that I can hook up to both. A coupler lead would work right?
     
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  2. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    You can buy a connector thingy that attaches halti and collar (or harness) The halti I bought for Dekka (for her reactivity issues) came with one. Its a lot shorter and less bulky than a coupler.
     
  3. Georgygirl

    Georgygirl Uffda!

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    huh, I don't think I have that connector thing anymore. I'll have to do some digging. Thanks!
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    I saw one at in the pet store today for $4.
     
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    Sch3Dana Workin' Dog

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    An oversized nylon slip collar can work well.
     
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    Ok to answer your original question...........YES!

    I can PM you my mailing address so you can ship her asap :D
     
  7. FoxyWench

    FoxyWench Salty Sea Dog

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    a coupler will work fine!
     
  8. Georgygirl

    Georgygirl Uffda!

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    Sounds great! No backsies!! ;) :D
     
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    I would personally use a very lightweight choke as a back up. I almost always have one on Django when I have his prong on, but lo and behold the day I forgot, his prong popped off, thank all that is holy we were in the petstore.
     
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    To answer your original question ~ I would be happy to have a slightly used min pin. But...I can't have 5 dogs right now, so could we maybe trade for a crabby corgi?
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    for those suggesting a slip collar as a back up. What is wrong with her idea of a harness, or a regular collar as a back up? I just have the linky thing that connects the nasty halti to her regular collar, so if she gets the halti off she is still attached to the leash with the collar. (and only one leash).

    I like the link thing because it loops on the halti and clips on the collar. So with only one clip its light and non offensive, which with small dogs is an issue (dekka's halti is a size 0)
     
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    For me, it is because Django is a very squirmy little thing and if one thing fails, I want to know that the other one won't. ( Or at least be way less likely too.)
     
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    How scary !!! I didn't think they could get out of harnesses ! I always recommended over collars for my golden pups . Glad all ended well !!
     
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    Georgygirl Uffda!

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    I guess my concern with a slip collar is that she'd be able to slip out of it if she gave herself some slack and loosened the loop around her neck. She'd be a smart little sh*t like that! :D I know she can slip out of her collar, but with all her struggling, she's never been able to slip out of her harness. She tends to pull a lot when she just has her harness on though which is why she has a halti.
     
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    Paige Let it be

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    I have a lead that slips over the dogs neck made out of VERY stiff rope. There is no backing out if you've put it on properly. It loosens enough after they've stopped pulling that it will not actually choke the dog but not enough that it will go any where near slack enough for a dog to get out of. I should take a picture of it. It's genius.

    Granted this is not a leash I bought for a dog. It's an old horse lead rope that the clip snapped off of. I made it into a leash for Spanky who was MR Squirmy pants.
     
  16. chanda

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    i use harness for my dogs... if you are looking for harness or leash check out petstreetmal.com... they sells pretty harness that already with clothes... cant explain it at all... just check them out.
     

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