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