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