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