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