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