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