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