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