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