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