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. Clonidine For instance, clonidine while one collar may be used to guide your dog, clonidine another may be used for restraining him/her, clonidine while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.

Clonidine The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, clonidine but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -

Clonidine Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Clonidine When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, clonidine the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Clonidine This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, clonidine 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. Clonidine There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, clonidine which should be learned before being used on a dog.

Clonidine The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, clonidine and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.

Clonidine 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. Clonidine The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, clonidine the body must follow the resulting movement. Clonidine When the leash is pulled, clonidine the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.

Clonidine 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.

Clonidine Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, clonidine an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Clonidine However, clonidine these collars have adjustable settings, clonidine and if the setting is too high, clonidine you can hurt the dog. Clonidine Therefore, clonidine this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.

Clonidine As you can see, clonidine the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Clonidine Therefore, clonidine the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, clonidine a standard, clonidine durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.