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