PetSafe Premier Gentle Leader Quick Release Dog Headcollar, Black

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A dog’s natural instinct is to pull when tension is on the lead, even if they are choking. Because standard collars and harnesses create this tension when owners pull, the dog pulls in the opposite direction. Because the Gentle Leader Headcollar works like a halter, the dog’s head is gently moved in the direction the owner wants it to go. And where the head goes, the body will follow. Because of the placement of the nose loop, the dog immediately understands his/her place in the hierarchy. The dog considers the owner his/her leader. 

Key Benefits:

  • Stops pulling on the leash.
  • Only have to compete with the strength of neck and head not all of the body
  • Easy for anyone to walk big or strong dogs
  • Safe to use on puppies as young as 8 weeks old
  • Very little pressure applied to the dog’s muzzle and no pressure on the throat
  • Can be sized to fit all dogs with an adjustable nose loop
  • Option to convert the Headcollar to a regular collar if desired
  • Eliminates uncomfortable pressure on the throat when pulling on a standard collar
  • Because of the placement of the collar, the dog understands his place in the hierarchy and considers you his leader.


  • Petite, under 5 lbs; snout 11 inches (Chihuahua, teacup and toy breeds, puppies)
  • Small, 5-25 lbs; snout 12 inches(Beagle, Sheltie, Shihtzu)
  • Medium, 25-60 lbs; snout 18 inches(Border Collie, Bulldog, Pug)
  • Large, 60-130 lbs; snout 22 inches(Boxer, German Shepherd, Labrador Retriever)
  • Extra Large over 130 lbs; snout 28 inches (Great Dane, Newfoundland, Saint Bernard)

Consider your dog's weight based on the chart below. Next, look at the shape of the dog’s head and snout. Breeds with long slender heads may take a smaller size than other dogs of the same weight. Breeds with wide muzzles may need a slightly larger size. 

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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 93 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Works wonders I use the Gentle Leader to walk my 165lb Great Dane. He doesn't always need it anymore, but it worked wonders when he did. I'm only 5'1", so this gave me the control I needed. I like this design because it is a similar concept as to the halter with horses. Where the head goes, the body goes. When putting the Gentle Leader on your dog, make sure that it has a secure fit. The neck piece is supposed to fit snug and sit right under the base of the ears. Do not be afraid to make it tight, as that is how it is meant to be fitted. The dog will need some time to get used to having a head collar on, so don't be discouraged. It will take time and patience to work with the dog. This device really helps, better than a choker or prong collar in my experience. My Dane never respected the prong collar which lead me to try this new device and I was happy I did. Regular harnesses don't really stop pulling since the sternum and shoulders are strong points on the dog (hence harnesses being used on sled dogs). I highly recommend trying the Gentle Leader. Your arms will thank you. August 10, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Drama free walks! My dog (a 2-yr-old, 60-ish pound lab/terrier mix), pulls on his leash terribly! Walks were a nightmare. I tried another brand of gentle leader and he hated it. It had too much padding on the nose cover and maybe it didn't fit well, and he'd keep stopping and rubbing his nose in the grass to try to get it off. And maybe because of the poor fit, he'd drool excessively. With this gentle leader, although he occasionally will stop and try to get it off, there is much less of that and our walks are finally drama free! It fits great, he is much calmer and it was pretty easy to figure out. September 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Tool for Eager Dogs Taking our German Shepherd for a walk used to be nearly impossible for me. The constant pulling did a number on my back, my wrists, my arms, everything! But using the Gentle Leader has helped our dog to stop pulling almost completely. Now both the dog and I can get our exercise without all the frustration and aches! If you're dealing with a stubborn, energetic dog (especially a bigger dog), stop messing around and buy a Gentle Leader. It's safer than a choke collar and it works like a charm without hurting/punishing your dog. If I had known how well this product worked, I would have gotten one a long time ago! September 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by An Essential We have a 10 month old Blue Heeler that would pull incredibly--she wasn't enjoying her walk and neither were we. The perfect solution and so inexpensive! September 4, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this :) Low prices and I love the fact that I do not have to load it the car and than in the house :) :) September 4, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by This is the one After trying numerous collars for my Pit Cupcake, I finally found the "ONE" that allows me to walk him easily. He is a puller and very strong and I am a 64 year old female. After fighting with him for over a year to stop pulling, once I put this collar on him, he was pull free after only a few steps into our walk. Love this collar, love Chewy. August 27, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by 73 lb Labradoodle thinks he's a sled dog My 73 lb Labradoodle thinks he's a sled dog & pulls like crazy so bad my wife & daughter wouldn't walk him. He would pull so much I thought he would hurt himself but with the Gentle leader he's a totally different dog. A real pleasure to walk now. Took him a couple of weeks to get use to the head collar & still isn't thrilled with it but that's too bad. He walks like a perfect (almost) dog now without hurting himself. Watch the video that come with it. August 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by getting used to it - but working! My puppy and I are into agility. She's really good at it but will not heel to save our lives. I've tried all the techniques that's our trainers have suggested. We work daily on it and she still won't heel. When we go on walks, we barely make it down the street and she's choking herself from pulling so hard and gasping for breath. I tried a harness and she still pulls so hard she chokes herself. I even tried a chain collar which I'm against. The chain collar worked for a while but then she'd get tired of it and just start pulling again. BUT then I tried the gentle leader. I followed all the steps and after a week, like suggested, we went for a walk. It was like night and day. She's still getting used to the feeling of it but she's not choking herself. She still tries to walk a little bit ahead of me but she's not pulling and trying to run down the street. The majority of our walk she's beside me. After 2 walks she's 75% better. I can't wait to see her after 2 more. September 22, 2014
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