Did you know that there is more than just a standard collar you can use for Puggle training? Different collars are designed to have diverse effects on a dog. Abana heartcare For instance, abana heartcare while one collar may be used to guide your dog, abana heartcare another may be used for restraining him/her, abana heartcare while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.
Abana heartcare The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, abana heartcare but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -
Abana heartcare Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Abana heartcare When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, abana heartcare the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Abana heartcare This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, abana heartcare as it has been designed to replicate the effect the mother dog’s teeth would have on her pup as she picked him/her up by the scruff of the neck. Abana heartcare There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, abana heartcare which should be learned before being used on a dog.
Abana heartcare The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, abana heartcare and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.
Abana heartcare Head Halters – This type of collar is designed to fit on your dog’s head and is meant to restrain the movements of your pet. Abana heartcare The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, abana heartcare the body must follow the resulting movement. Abana heartcare When the leash is pulled, abana heartcare the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.
Abana heartcare This is another collar that is not necessary for Puggle training as Puggles are not aggressive dogs and are not prone to lunging and biting.
Abana heartcare Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, abana heartcare an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Abana heartcare However, abana heartcare these collars have adjustable settings, abana heartcare and if the setting is too high, abana heartcare you can hurt the dog. Abana heartcare Therefore, abana heartcare this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.
Abana heartcare As you can see, abana heartcare the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Abana heartcare Therefore, abana heartcare the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, abana heartcare a standard, abana heartcare durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.