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