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

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

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

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

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

Astropan 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.

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

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