|United States Patent
,   et al.
October 30, 2001
Animal walking and training collar
A collar having a variable circumference for walking and training a
domestic animal. In one embodiment, the collar comprises a strap portion
and a first and second coupler being attached to opposing ends of the
strap portion. A reducer assembly having a first end being movably
attached to the first coupler and a second end being connected to the
second coupler such that the reducer assembly remains connected the strap
portion. The collar further comprises a trainer fastener attached to the
reducer assembly and a walker fastener attached to the strap portion. The
trainer fastener is arranged and configured to receive a leash such that
the circumference of the collar is variable. The walker fastener is
arranged and configured to receive a leash such that the circumference of
the collar is fixed.
Philen; Dana R. (2801 Hawthorne Dr., Atlanta, GA 30345)
April 7, 2000|
|Current U.S. Class:
||119/864; 119/863; 119/865 |
|Field of Search:
References Cited [Referenced By]
U.S. Patent Documents
|3995598||Dec., 1976||Gardner et al.||119/106.
|5511515||Apr., 1996||Brown et al.||119/771.
|5598812||Feb., 1997||Graham et al.||119/770.
Primary Examiner: Jordan; Charles T.
Assistant Examiner: Abbott; Yvonne R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley LLP