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

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

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

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

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

Alphapril 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.

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

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