A chain formed into a loop by passing one end through a ring on the other, placed round a dog’s neck to exert control by causing pressure on the windpipe when the dog pulls.
- MAX the dog was gasping for breath with a choke chain getting tighter round his neck - and his owner could only watch helplessly.
- I felt choked, as if someone had just placed a choke chain around my neck.
- Vet Monique Strange, who runs the Companion Care surgery with husband Malcolm Rose in Cambridge, said: ‘I've heard of dogs swallowing some strange things, but never a choke chain.’
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