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