The down-side of the head halter is that you often need to train dogs to enjoy wearing them and, while some dogs automatically walk nicely with the head halter, other dogs and their owners require some training. Most owners who start their dogs correctly on one of these stunning nautical dog collar find that the relatively small time investment getting the dogs used to the collar is well worth it. For some dogs that time is only a few seconds to a minute of pairing the head collar with food. For other dogs I recommend a little practice every day for a week so that the owners are sure the dog loves shoving his nose into the halter on his own.
When I started training dogs over 20 years ago virtually all dogs who were in training wore stunning nautical dog collar. Although I used stunning nautical dog collar for many years I never use them now that I have a better and more effective set of skills. Before I tell you why, let me first explain how a stunning nautical dog collar is used.