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Hi Angela

I use both a front attached (D ring) harness. Here is my favorite:
https://ruffwear.com/collections/har...-range-harness

Its inexpensive, wears well and also has a top attaching ring.

I also use a prong. To avoid the stigma of a Dobe out in public on a prong, McCoy walks on a prong collar that looks like a martingale. These are hand made to order: https://lolalimited.net/secret-powers/

They are well made, and very handsome with a variety patterns. I use the 2.3mm 10 prong on my 85 lb. boy.

I would avoid face (head) halters like Halti. Dobes are prone to CVI (neck vertebrae) issues. Hauling a dog around by it's face is not a very good idea. JMO

If you do use a prong, learn to use it properly. I also second (third?) GK's and GR's suggestion at taking your boy to a training/obedience class.

Best to you and Duke

John
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BTW, this is my favorite leash. I use the 5 foot version: https://ruffwear.com/collections/lea...s/knot-a-leash

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