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