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