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. Alfacalcidol For instance, alfacalcidol while one collar may be used to guide your dog, alfacalcidol another may be used for restraining him/her, alfacalcidol while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.

Alfacalcidol The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, alfacalcidol but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -

Alfacalcidol Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Alfacalcidol When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, alfacalcidol the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Alfacalcidol This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, alfacalcidol 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. Alfacalcidol There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, alfacalcidol which should be learned before being used on a dog.

Alfacalcidol The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, alfacalcidol and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.

Alfacalcidol 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. Alfacalcidol The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, alfacalcidol the body must follow the resulting movement. Alfacalcidol When the leash is pulled, alfacalcidol the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.

Alfacalcidol 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.

Alfacalcidol Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, alfacalcidol an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Alfacalcidol However, alfacalcidol these collars have adjustable settings, alfacalcidol and if the setting is too high, alfacalcidol you can hurt the dog. Alfacalcidol Therefore, alfacalcidol this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.

Alfacalcidol As you can see, alfacalcidol the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Alfacalcidol Therefore, alfacalcidol the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, alfacalcidol a standard, alfacalcidol durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.