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

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

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

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

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

Amoxibiotic 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.

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

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