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