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