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