Introduction to the Gentle Leader for use during therapeutic exercise

Presented in Philadelphia, PA, on July 25, 2004

Robert K. Anderson, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, DACVB
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota
Caroline B. Schaffer, DVM
College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health
Tuskegee University

Presentation Overview: Drs. Robert K. Anderson and Caroline Schaffer demonstrated the use of the Gentle Leader head collar. For some dogs, this equipment can be valuable in enabling the therapist to achieve relaxed control of the dog for therapeutic exercise on leash.