Rope slip lead is from dog.com.
This leash is great for most temperaments. I recommend the 6 foot leash. However, they aren't good for are very small dogs, they are too heavy and thick.
The following is a training collar I recommend for puppies and more sensitive dogs.:
Adjustable Check Choke Collar
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