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

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

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

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

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

Altace 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.

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

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