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